D'Angio Law Offices
The first law for a historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth.The second is that he shall suppress nothing that is true. Moreover, there shall be no suspicion of partiality in his writing, or of malice.
Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106-43 B.C.
Our family are all direct descendents of the royal Capetian houses of France, Eleanor of Aquitaine and dozens of other royals.
Our family emigrated to Italy in 1266 at the behest of the Pope who had befriended Carlo D'Angio, our 32nd great-grandfather who was the King of Southern Italy and Sicily. He held many titles including King of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies, Count of Anjou(France), Count of Maine(France), Count of Provenza(Italy), King of Naples, Prince of Taranto(Italy), King of Albania and titular King of Jerusalem. He was the brother of Louis IX of France (St. Louis). His maternal grandmother was Eleanor of Aquitaine, the richest women in the history of the world, who alternately married to the King of France, the King of England and gave birth to two kings, including King John, who signed the magna carta in 1215.
Carlo D'Angiò was born on March 21, 1226 and died on January 7, 1285.
For more information on Carlo D'Angio, (Italian), or Charles of Anjou as he is called in English, or Charles D'Anjou(French), click here:
Louis IX of France(St. Louis), the only canonized King of France, click here:
Eleanor of Aquitaine:
Blanche of Castile was the mother of both Carlo D'Angio and King Louis. She was Spanish Royalty and the Wife of Louis VIII of France. She lived from March 4, 1188 – November 26, 1252) and was born in Palencia, Spain, the third daughter of Alfonso VIII, King of Castile(Spain), and of Eleanor of England. Eleanor was the daughter of Henry II of England and his Queen consort Eleanor of Aquitaine. Henry II was the first “Plantagenet” king of England and the great-grandson of William the Conqueror.
For information on Blanche of Castile see:
For information on William the Conqueror see:
For additional pictures and coats of arms for Carlo D'Angio see: