Douglas Scotti of Vigoleno
(Apologies for the poor translation!)
The Scotti family originates from Douglas King of Scotland, with a diploma thesis supported Emperor Sigismund in Cremona since 12 February 1414.
The first information about WILLIAM who fought with the army of Charlemagne against Desiderius, was in Piacenza married the only daughter of the Lord of the castle of Spettino becoming the founder of the "Scots". ALBERTO "the great" became Lord of Piacenza, held hostage by the Visconti died in Crema in 1310.
The son FRANCIS regained sovereignty in 1335, but by the Visconti obtained in exchange for the fief of Fiorenzuola. In the thirteenth century the house was divided into several branches, including that of John from which descended the Lords of Vigolino or Vigoleno. Many membersof the family distinguished themselves in positions in the civil, military and ecclesiastical including three cardinals, four bishops and San FULCO bishop of Piacenza and then of Pavia, where he died in 1229.
Ermanno Stradelli (Borgo Val di Taro, December 8, 1852 - Manaus, March 21, 1926) is an explorer, geographer and Italian photographer. Ermanno Stradelli was born into a family vieile notary of the town of Borgo Val di Taro currently in the province of Parma, then in the province of Piacenza. His father, Francesco Stradelli receives the title of nobility Count by Marie-Louise of Austria, Duchess of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla shortly before the birth of the eldest son Ermanno. His mother, Marianna Douglas Scotti di Vigoleno is an old countess Scottish ancestry. City Borgotaro, as it was called at the time, now Borgo Val di Taro is their place of residence. July 1, 1862 the second child born Angelo followed Alfonso Maria, 23 October 1865, which became a Jesuit. Ermanno Stradelli has four sisters: Bianca, married Count Alessandro Calciati Grotti, Antonietta, who married Count Giuseppe Fulgosi Cigale, both of Plaisance, Luisa, married the Marquis Luigi Mereghi, Jesi, and Gliceria, who married General General Francesco Santoro of Florence. Youth Ermanno Stradelli is detailed by the Brazilian historian Cascudo Camara: "Ermanno is lively, impetuous, impulsive, open. He completed his studies at the College of St. Catherine in Pisa. His favorite books are the stories that evoke the journey struggles, mysteries, physical prowess, the dangers of the jungle ...
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