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House of Silva: The Silva Family

The House of Silva [English pron.: /ˈSill-vah'/] is an aristocratic family of Spanish and Portuguese origin.

Juan de Mena's work of the first half of the 15th century was giving families their ancestral monarchy and royal power to link them to the glorious past. Juan de Mena indicated that the Silva were "very noble Royals and noblemen of high rank" with some writings claiming for them descent from the mythical Latin kings of Alba Longa (and hence from Aeneas of Troy). He adds the claim that a member of the family fought with Pelagius of Asturias.[1] Luis de Salazar y Castro repeated these and other similar traditions of ancient Italian origin in his Historia genealógica de la Casa de Silva, published in 1685, as well as other equally unfounded derivation from the royal house of Silva and Asturias.

A branch of the family became established in the Castile after Arias Gomes de Silva, was named Prince of Córdoba. His son Alfonso Tenorio Silva intermarried with the city gentry to establish his family as one of the most powerful in the city as well as serving in the courts of successive Trastámara monarchs.[4] His son Juan Silva was made count of Cifuentes, while younger branches of the Silva family were lords of Montemayor and Corral.

Juan de Silva y de Meneses, (1399 - 27 de septiembre de 1464), I Count of Cifuentes in April of 1456.
Alfonso de Silva y Acuña (o Vasques da Cunha), II Count of Cifuentes, h. 1430.
Juan de Silva y (Rodríguez) de Castañeda, III Count of Cifuentes, born h. 1450.
Beatrice of Silva (b. Alentejo Region 1424 - 1492) daughter of Ruy Gomez de Silva, Prince of Eboli.
Fernando de Silva y Álvarez de Toledo, IV Count of Cifuentes, h. 1480 - 1546.
Juan de Silva y Andrade, (h. 1510 - 27 of April in 1556), V Count of Cifuentes.
Fernando de Silva y de Monroy (154_ - 21 of May inb 1590), VI Count of Cifuentes.
Sir Martin Silva (b. Cordoba 24 August 1926) married Francisca Silva (b. Cordoba) in Córdoba, Andalusia in 1945, and had issue:
Miguel Silva (b. Sevilla March 1954)
Martin Gregory Silva
Miguel Silva II
Francisca Silva II (b. Sevilla March 1957)
Camila Denter Silva (b. Zürich April 1998)
Marcos Denter Silva (b. Zürich April 1998)
Pablo Silva (b. Sevilla March 1959) married, branch of Elier P. Palacio)
Aitana Silva
Pablo Silva II
Enrique Silva
Guillermo Silva
Maria Silva (b. Sevilla March 1964, married.)
Martina Silva
Maurice Silva
Juan Baltasar de Silva y de la Cerda, of a second marriage, (6 of January of 1581 - 21 of January of 1602) VII Count of Cifuentes. Married twice, without succession.
Ana de Silva y de La Cerda, VIII Countess of Cifuentes, sister of Juan Baltasar, VII Count of Cifuentes, born in Milan, (Italy), in 1587, married in 1603 with Juan de Padilla y Acuña, II conde de Santa Gadea but died 29 of March of 1606. Without succession.
Pedro de Silva, called under the name of Pedro Ruiz-Girón y Pacheco de Silva, died in 1625, IX Count of Cifuentes, married twice.
Alexander Silva
Beltrán Silva
Sofia Silva
William Silva
Felipe Silva
Valentina Silva
Eduardo Silva
Valentin Silva
Alonso José de Silva y Girón, died in November in 1644, considered the X Count of Cifuentes.
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