Barons d’Avola (cr: 1566).

Last Update: 16-04-2023.

The Peerage and Knightage in Malta, (Midsea Books, Malta 2018).

a warrior in the Great Siege of 1565, on the 5 June 1569 he was granted the right to bear arms by King Philip II of Spain, canted for his services in the Great Siege; In 1566 he succeeded iure uxor the money grant of 12 oncie originally acquired by her paternal uncle Salvo Falsone, indicated as the giardino della gran Fontana acquired by him in 1513 from Gio de Nava.

Granted to: Don Carlo John Antonio d’Avola, Barone di Djar-Chandur.

By: Jean de la Vallette, Grand Master of Malta.

On: 1566 in Vittoriosa.

With Remainder to: His male descendants by feudal tenure (Jure Francorum) in perpetuity.

List of Title holders: 

1. Don Carlo John Antonio d’Avola, Barone di Djar-Chandur, 1st Barone, (d. 1569), succeeded by his son.

2. Don Angelo d’Avola, 2nd Barone, succeeded by his son.

3. Don Battista d’Avola, 3rd Barone, (c. 1590), succeeded by his son.

4. Don Matteo d’Avola, 4th Barone, (c. 1621), succeeded by his son.

5. Don Chco Giuseppe d’Avola, 5th Barone, (c. 1651), succeeded by his cousin.

6. Don Vincenzo d’Avola, 6th Barone, (c. 1668), succeeded by his son.

7. Don Giorgio d’Avola, 7th Barone, (c. 1694), dormant.

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