Hoose o Alba

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hoose o Alba de Tormes
Coat of Arms of the Duke of Alba (Common).svg
KintraSpain
Parent hoose
Titles
Foondit15t century
FoonderGutierre Álvarez de Toledo
Current heidCarlos Fitz-James Stuart y Martínez de Irujo

The Hoose o Alba de Tormes better kent as the Hoose o Alba is a prominent Spaingie aristocratic faimlie that descended frae 12t-century nobility o post-conquest Toledo. Their claim tae Alba de Tormes dates frae 1429, when Gutierre Álvarez de Toledo became Laird o Alba de Tormes. The head o the hoose is Carlos Fitz-James Stuart y Martínez de Irujo.

In 1472, García Álvarez de Toledo, 2nd Coont o Alba de Tormes, wis elevatit tae the teetle o Duke o Alba de Tormes bi Keeng Henry IV o Castile. In 1492, the seicont Duke o Alba de Tormes signed the capitulation o the ceety o Granada. The faimlie own the Pailace o Liria in Madrid.

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]