Knighthood records

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Saracen
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Knighthood records

Postby Saracen » 25 Nov 2007, 16:15

Hi all.

Within my wife's family there is a legend that an ancester (Rinaldo Casanova) was "knighted by the king of Italy". He was born in 1846 so I would guess it would have been around the turn of the century (1900)

It appears from some Googling today that becoming a Knight in Italy is quite a common affair, so are there accessible records available which would prove/disprove this tale ?

Adrian.

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Re: Knighthood records

Postby misbris » 25 Nov 2007, 16:42

Here is a previous thread that may interest you.

http://www.italiangenealogy.tardio.com/ ... thood.html

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Re: Knighthood records

Postby Saracen » 27 Nov 2007, 19:55

Hi.

I saw the thread but it doesn't give any information as to locating records of knighthoods.

Adrian.


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