Heraldic crests of historical characters of the novel

Heraldic crests of historical characters of the novel

A

Abu 'Abd Allah (Boabdil), the last Sultan of Granada (15th - 16th Century)
Acciapaccia, a patrician family from Sorrento
Acquaviva, Claudio, Superior General of the Jesuits (16th - 17th Century)
Albano, Bartolomeo, Archbishop of Sorrento (16th Century)
Alfonso I of Aragon, King of Naples (16th Century)
Alvise I Mocenigo, 85th Doge of Venice (16th Century)
Ammone, a patrician family from Sorrento
Anfora, a patrician family from Sorrento

B

Baglioni, Astorre, captain and military architect from Perugia (16th Century)
Baldini, Carlo, Archbishop of Sorrento (16th Century)
Barbarigo, Agostino, Ambassador and Venetian admiral (16th Century)
Barbaro, Marcantonio, politician and Venetian bailiff in Istanbul (16th Century)
Blomberg, Barbara, mistress of Charles V, mother of Don John of Austria (16th Century)
Bongiovanni, Muzio, Archbishop of Sorrento (16th Century)
Boniface IX (born Peter Tomacelli), 203rd Roman Pope (14th - 15th Century)
Bragadin, Marcantonio, Venetian military commander, Captain General of Famagusta (16th Century)
Brancaccio, Lelio, Archbishop of Sorrento (16th Century)
Brancia, a patrician family from Sorrento

C

Charles of Anjou, Duke of Calabria (13th - 14th Century)
Charles V, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (16th Century)
Capece, a patrician family from Sorrento
Caracciolo del Sole, Sergianni, lover of Queen Giovanna II of Naples and her Prime Minister (16th - 15th Century)
Charles IX of Valois, the son of Catherine de' Medici, King of France (16th Century)
Chigi, Agostino, Sienese banker (15th - 16th Century)
Colonna, Marcantonio, papal admiral (16th Century)
Correale, a patrician family from Sorrento
Correale, Gabriel, page and regional councellor of Alfonso I of Aragon, Duke of Vico Equense
Correale, Marino, page of Alfonso I of Aragon, Castellan of Massa Lubrense
Constantine XI Palaeologus, the last Emperor of Byzantium (15th Century)
Constantinus, Saint, patron of Capri (12th Century)
Casablanca, Domenico, Bishop of Vico Equense (16th Century)

D

Da Gama, Vasco, Portuguese navigator, Count of Vidigueira, Viceroy of the East Indies (15th - 16th Century)
Dandolo, Nicolò, the Venetian governor of Nicosia (16th Century)
De Atarés, Juan, Blessed and a Spanish eremit (12th century)
De Bazan, Álvaro, Marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral (16th Century)
De Cardoña, Juan, Spanish admiral (16th Century)
De 'Grimaldi, Raffe, Genoese governor of Bastia (15th Century)
De Lara, Juan Manrique, Viceroy of Naples (16th Century)
De la Valette, Jean, French commander, Grand Master of the Knights of Malta (15th - 16th Century)
De' Medici, Catherine, Queen of France, mother of Charles IX (16th Century)
De Noailles, François, Bishop, French ambassador in Istanbul (16th Century)
De Segura, Rodrigo López, monk, confessor of Philip II of Spain, chess player (16th Century)
De Toledo y Pimentel, Fernando Álvarez, Viceroy of Naples (16th Century)
De Torquemada, Tomás, prior of the convent of Santa Cruz in Segovia, great Spanish Inquisitor (15th Century)
De Treviño, Pedro, Spanish military engineer (15th - 16th Century)
Doria, Andrea, admiral and Lord of the Republic of Genoa (15th - 16th Century)
Doria, Giovanni (Giannettino), Genoese admiral, heir to Andrea Doria, (16th Century)

E

Elizabeth of Habsburg, the wife of Charles IX of France (16th Century)
Emmanuel Philibert I, Duke of Savoy (16th Century)
Henry II of Valois, King of France (16th Century)
Henry III of Valois, King of France (16th Century)

F

Falangola, a patrician family from Sorrento
Farnese, Alessandro, Cardinal (16th Century)
Farnese, Ottavio, Duke of Castro and Parma (16th Century)
Farnese, Pier Luigi, Duke of Castro and Parma (16th Century)
Ferdinand II of Aragon, King of Naples (15th - 16th Century)
Ferrante I of Aragon, King of Naples (16th Century)
Philip II of Habsburg, son of Charles V and Isabella of Aviz, King of Spain (16th Century)
Francis I of France, King of France (15th - 16th Century)

G

James II of Bourbon-La Marche, husband of Joan II of Naples (14th - 15th Centuries)
Joanna I of Anjou, Queen of Naples (16th Century)
Joan II of Anjou-Durazzo, Queen of Naples (14th - 15th Centuries)
John I Zápolia, King of Hungary (15th - 16th Century)
John II Zápolia, King of Hungary (16th Century)
John of Austria (Don), son of Charles V and Barbara Blomberg, half-brother of Philip II, admiral of the Christian fleet at Lepanto (16th Century)
Julius II (born Giuliano della Rovere), 217th Roman Pope (15th and 16th Century)
Giustiniani, Peter, admiral of the fleet of the Knights of Malta (16th Century)
Gregory XIII (born Ugo Buoncompagni), 226th Roman Pope (16th Century)
Gritti, Alvise, the natural son of Doge Andrea Gritti, a Venetian merchant naturalized as Turkish (15th - 16th Century)
Gritti, Andrea, 77th Doge of Venice (15th - 16th Century)
Guardati, a patrician family from Sorrento
William I of Habsburg, Duke of Carinthia, first husband of Joan of Anjou (14th - 15th Century)
Guidobaldo II della Rovere, Duke of Urbino (16th Century)

I

Isabella the Catholic, Queen of Castile, wife of Ferdinand the Catholic (15th - 16th Century)

J

Jacopo IV Crispo, Duke of Naxos (16th Century)

K

Karima Hürrem Sultan, known as Roxelana, first concubine and wife of Suleiman the Magnificent (16th Century)

L

Ladislaus of Anjou-Durazzo, King of Naples (14th - 15th Century)
Lomellini, Leonello, Genoese governor of Bastia (16th Century)

M

Marguerite de Valois, Duchess of Savoy (16th Century)
Mastellone, a patrician family from Sorrento
Mastrogiudice, a patrician family from Sorrento

N

Nasi, Joseph, Portuguese marrano, grandson of Grazia Mendes, councellor of Suleiman the Magnificent and Selim II, Duke of Naxos (16th Century)

O

Orsini, Girolama, wife of Pier Luigi Farnese (16th Century)

P

Paul III (born Alessandro Farnese), 220th Roman Pope (15th - 16th Century)
Paul IV (born Gian Pietro Carafa), 223rd Roman Pope (15th - 16th Century)
Paschal II (born Rainerio Raineri), 160th Roman Pope (11th - 12th Century)
Pius V (born Antonio Ghisleri), 125th Roman Pope (16th Century)
Provenzale, Girolamo, Archbishop of Sorrento (16th - 17th Century)

R

Robert I of Anjou, called the Wise, King of Naples (13th - 14th Century)
Roger II of Hauteville, said Roger the Norman, King of Sicily, Apulia and Calabria (11th - 12th Century)

S

Sixtus IV (born Francesco della Rovere), 212th Roman Pope (15th Century)
Spinola, Andrea, Genoese governor of Bastia (15th - 16th Century)
Spinola, Ettore, Genoese admiral (16th Century)

V

Venier, Sebastiano, admiral and 86th Doge (15th - 16th Century)

Z

Zrinski, Nikola, Croatian prince in the service of the Habsburgs (16th Century)
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