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Douglas Scotti of Vigoleno





Luigi Douglas-Scotti frederick_douglas_scotti Alfonso Douglas-Scotti Contessa Ippolita Douglas Scotti di Vigoleno
Luigi Douglas-Scotti
created count of Vigoleno
13 Oct 1856
Frederick Douglas-Scotti Alfonso Douglas-Scotti Contessa Ippolita Douglas Scotti di Vigoleno
 Marco Antonio Douglas Scotti Marchesa-Maddalena-Scotti-di-Vigoleno-in-a-blue-and-white-embroidered-dress,-a-fan    
Marco Antonio Douglas Scotti Marchesa Maddalena Scotti di Vigoleno (1784)    
Memorial to
Riccardo Douglas Scotti
The Scotti Douglas flag flies over Vigoleno Castle Armorial on the Vigoleno church  


(Apologies for the poor translation!);

The Scotti family oThe 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 members of 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.

Vigoleno Castle
Vigleno Castle
By Count Francesco, who died in 1441, descended accounts Vigolino, he rebuilt the castle Vigolino destroyed by the mayor of Piacenza on the order of Galeazzo Visconti. ALBERTO nominated adviser and family of Emperor Sigismund, he was hit on January 12, 1414 della Signoria Castle Vigolino. The branch of Vigolino settled in Naples with the arrival of Giuseppe in the wake of the troops of King Charles VIII of Bourbon in 1734, who married the Countess Isabella Paolucci of Pisa which was born RAMIZIO married Josephine Poulet that generated in Naples Joseph, Count of Vigolino (5 February 1776) who married Dorothy Granalais, their union was born LOUIS (June 23, 1796 Naples - Naples 14 December 1880), approved by Royal Rescript of October 13, 1856 to use the title of Count of Vigolino - Historical note to Ciro La Rosa, " married Mary Josephine Carlier, with whom he had several children, including Ferdinand, Federico and Alfonso who embarked on a military career and how he participated in the defense of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies invasion of Piedmont in the country of the 1860/61, the mentioned Luigi began his military career as a real bodyguard in 1816, after a long military career in 1859 promoted field marshal did not shine for military ability nor courage in the military campaign of 1860/61, underestimated the Piedmontese troops, which had descended from the north without a declaration of war, in the clash of Macerone of October 20, 1860 where his troops, after a heroic resistance, they were overwhelmed by the enemy, taken prisoner with all his officers was placed under arrest by Cialdini, published a pamphlet in which apologized for having fought in the army of Naples, his native land! He obtained a pension from the government of Piedmont April 25 1861 . "

FERDINANDO (May 2, 1831 - July 28, 1896) a pupil of the Nunziatella from 1841 to 1847, captain of the "Royal Guardian Tuggle" in September 1860, participated in the defense of the Kingdom, capitulated with troops on February 14, 1861 in Gaeta, 'Italian army but never made a career as a captain until age-old leave.
FEDERICO (November 14, 1836 - July 5, 1892) in the Guards of the Corps on August 9, 1859, was appointed to the rank of "3rd Battalion Huntsman" on May 1, 1860, serving as his father Luigi as a field aide Imprisoned with the parent after the clash of Macerone, in 1861 was admitted to the Italian army as lieutenant but resigned three years later.
ALFONSO, count of Vigolino, (February 13, 1849) escaped from the college to eleven years later to reach the brothers and fight the invaders, promoted to the Genio and appointed assistant to the director of the Arm in Capua, at the end of the conflict returned to college to finish studies; He married Celestina Loencilli from whom he was born EDOARDO (Naples June 13, 1874) married to Emma Gini, from whom Annita (Milan, 16 May 1904), ALFONSO (Milan, 19 July 1910); The last three representing the branch of Vigolino in the first half of the 20th century.
The estate is registered in the Italian Official List of 1922.

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 favourite books are the stories that evoke the journey struggles, mysteries, physical prowess, the dangers of the jungle ...

Francesco María Scotti, count of Vigoleno, who was gentleman of the Chamber of Emperor Leopold of Austria, and Juana María de Agóiz were the unmarried parents of Pedro Scotti of Agoiz who was a staff writer [and Spanish sic] by the end of the seventeenth century and the beginning of the eighteenth century.

When Conte Francesco Maria Scotti Douglas was born on 27 November 1695, in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, his father, Marchese Filippo Maria Scotti Douglas, Marquis of Vigoleno and Patrician of Piacenza, was 28 and his mother, Marchesa Anna Maria Boschetti, was 29.

Marchese Filippo Maria Scotti Douglas
Male 1667–Deceased
Marchesa Anna Maria Boschetti
Female 1666–1731

Siblings (10)

• Donna Renea Lucrezia Vittoria Settimia Maria Teresa Scotti Douglas
Female 1693–1731
• Conte Francesco Maria Scotti Douglas
Male 1695–Deceased
• Conte Francesco Maria Giuseppe Cristino Scotti Douglas
Male 1696–Deceased
• Conte Odoardo Maria Ludovico Scotti Douglas
Male 1698–Deceased
• Conte Giuseppe Giacomo Maria Scotti Douglas
Male 1700–1764
• Donna Lucrezia Maria Teresa Scotti Douglas
Female 1701–Deceased
• Conte Giacomo Maria Antonio Ludovico Scotti Douglas
Male 1702–Deceased
• Donna Antonia Domenica Maria Teresa Scotti Douglas
Female 1704–Deceased
• Conte Antonio Scotti Douglas
Male 1706–1773
• Marchese Gianfrancesco Scotti Douglas
Male Deceased

Anna Broschetti was the daughter of Giacomo Boschetti (1614-1667), Marquis of Montegibbio and Montebaranzone, with Pescarola and Varano (invested in 1636, confirmed 1646), Count and Consignor of San Cesario (invested in 1654) and Patrizio of Modena; Major Butler and Master of Chamber of the Duchess of Modena and Governor of Finale and Reggio in 1658.

Riccardo was the son of Carlo Scotti Douglas, Conte di Vigoleno (1835-1895) - Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry in the Royal Army and Giuseppina Ramati, Nobile di Novara.  Riccardo wrote the theatrical poem "Il Farnese".

1.  It was Marc.  It was Marco Antonio Douglas Scotti who provided a family tree to the Earl of Angus in 1622
2.  Conte Alberto Douglas Scotti da Vigoleno was a member of of the Provisional Government that restored Duchies of Parma and Piacenza in Apr 1814
3.  14th century tombs of the Scotti family are located in San Giovanni in Canale, a medieval church in central Piacenza
4.  Archbishop Ranuccio (Ranuzio) Scotti Douglas, who died 10th May 1659, Bishop Emeritus of Borgo San Donnin, is  buried in Santa Rita, Church, Piacenza.

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