8.7.2021Corps of the Nobility of Cantabira awarded Medal of Honor in London

Ilmo. Sr. D. Alejandro Gómez y Sánchez, Secretary of the Corps of Nobility of Cantabria, awarded Hble. Sra. Dña. María Manuela Apostol Medal of Honor on behalf of the  President of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria and on the behalf of the Magisterial Council of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria at a small ceremony held at the Waldorf Hotel in Londonfor her support of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria from the very beginning. Congratulations!

Ilmo. Sr. D. Aljandro Gómez y Sánchez and Hble. Sra. Dña. María Manuela Apostol with the Medal of Honor of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria

Waldorf Hotel in London

28.6.2021Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria helps in the south of Moravia (Czech Republic)

 

On June 24, 2021, a devastating F4 tornado hit south of Moravia (Czech Republic), destroying at least 6 villages and one town. At least 5 people died and at least another 200 were injured. Thousands have lost their homes. For this reason, the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria, through the General Lieutenancy of the Noble Order of Saint Sergius for the former Austro-Hungarian monarchy, based in the Czech Republic, provided financial help to the victims of this natural disaster.

More info for example on BBC chanel: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57605651

local church in Hrušky

street in Lužice

street in Mikulčice

15.6.2021: during a small ceremony at the Mandarin Hotel Ritz in Madrid, a new member of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria was admitted by the President of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria to the youth section of our Corp - Varegian Guard ("La Guardia Varega")

In a pleasant little ceremony, a new member of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria was admitted to the youth section of our Corp - Varegian Guard ("La Guardia Varega")        Sr. D. Pedro Luis Herrera y Rodriguez at the Mandarin Hotel Ritz in Madrid.

This ceremony is also the beginning of a new impetus for our fraternity of youth, facing the difficult task of helping us to understand the many generational differences. Congratulations and welcome!

    Mandarin Hotel Ritz in Madrid

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insignia of the Varegian Guard ("Lazos de Varega")

                Sr. D. Pedro Luis Herrera y Rodriguez

9.6.2021: Ilmo. Sr. D. Ondrej Stepanek, General Lieutenant of the General Lieutenancy  of the Noble Order of Saint Sergius for the former Austro-Hungarian monarchy received on the 26.4.2021 "Cruz de Oro al Mérito profesional" (Golden Cross of Professional Merit) and on the 9.6.2021 handed over the Golden Cross of Professional Merit to other two gentlemen from the Czech Republic.

 

Ilmo. Sr. D. Ondrej Stepanek, General Lieutenant of the General Lieutenancy  of the Noble Order of Saint Sergius for the former Austro-Hungarian monarchy on the 9.6.2021 handed over (on behalf of the Magisterial Council of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria and President of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria) the Golden Cross of Professional Merit to two gentlemen from the Czech Republic: To Mr. Martin Haban and to Mr. Lubomir M. Kreuz. 

 

The ceremony took place in the ancient so-called "Old Palace" of the marvelous Tovacov Castle in Tovacov (Czech Republic). 

Mr. Haban with the decree and the Golden Cross of Professional Merit

final photo after the ceremony

Mr. Kreuz with the decree and the Golden Cross of Professional Merit

26.5.2021: Ilmo. Sr. D. Fernando Arnanz y Casla received "Cruz de Oro al Mérito profesional" (Golden Cross of Professional Merit)

Ilmo. Sr. D. Fernando Arnanz y Casla, member of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria received Golden Cross of Professional Merit (in Spain: "Cruz de Oro al Mérito profesional") from the hands of the President of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria in the wonderful Palace of the Marquis de la Conquista Real in Arce (Cantabria, Spain).

Ilmo. Sr. D. Arnanz y Casla and Mr. President of the Corps on Nobility of Cantabria

Ilmo. Sr. D. Fernando Arnanz y Casla with the Golden Cross of Professional Merit

1.4.2021: The Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria has begun a program to recover the memory of Emperor Maximilian I of Habsburg-Lorraine, Emperor of Mexico

 

Within the framework of an international collaboration agreement, the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabrie will launch a comprehensive program of activities on Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico and the Habsburgs in Mexico, through conferences, publications and other cultural activities that, with This theme will be developed throughout the year thanks to the activity of the Pablo VI Institute.

On our page and on social networks we will announce each of these activities.

You can learn more about the life of Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico in our article dedicated to this extraordinary personality of world history in the "Articles" section of this website.

portrait of Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico 

23.3.2021: Honorable Sr. D. Louis Benjamin Ardé has joined our corporation as a new member

Honorable Sr. D. Louis Benjamin Ardé is a descendant of a branch of the House of Ardennes-Verdun and of the Capetian kings of France

Thanks to his ancestor - Isabel Hurtado de Mendoza he is also related to the great noble houses of Spain and Cantabria. His another ancestor  - Claude de Saint Mihiel, provost of Autrey in France, received a privilege from the hands of Emperor Francis I of Lorraine.
 
The Honorable Sr. D. Louis Benjamin Ardé joins us as a full member of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria, which is, from today, his home. Congratulations and welcome!

Honorable Sr. D. Louis Benjamin Ardé

Coat of Arms of Honorable Sr. D. Louis Benjamin Ardé

20.3.2021: The San Faustino de Montecorvino Academy, in Italy, has initiated a collaboration with our cultural organization

The San Faustino de Montecorvino Academy, in Italy, has initiated a collaboration with our cultural organization and in the development of such collaboration, the gentlemen of our Corporation have received the title of Academician of Merit of this academy, at the proposal of its President, Don Ondrej Stepanek, Don Alejandro Gómez and the President of our Corporation, who has also received the honorary presidency of the Genealogical Studies Center of this Academy, in reciprocity, various academics of this institution have received the title of Honorary Professor in our cultural institute.

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18.2.2021: Excmo. Sr. D. Carlos Cremades Carceller and Admiral Excmo. Sr. Antonio González-Aller Suevos are a new honorary members of our corporation

 

Excmo. Sr. D. Carlos Cremades Carceller, director and Admiral Excmo. Sr. Antonio González-Aller Suevos, vice director of the Real Academia del Mar, have become a new honorary members of our corporation and received our Medal of Honor.

Excmo. Sr. D. Carlos Cremades Carceller and Admiral Excmo. Sr. Antonio González-Aller Suevos received this distinction in gratitude for their great help to our corporation in 2017 after our foundation, congratulations and welcome on board !

          Excmo. Sr. D. Carlos Cremades Carceller

Admiral 

        Excmo. Sr. Antonio González-Aller Suevos

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27.1.2021: Appointement of the President of the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria 

 

Don Carlos Jaime Gómez Pozueta, Señor de San Miguel de Santarém (Portugal), President of the Corps of Nobility of Cantabria, was nominated as an Ordinary Academic of The Lazarian Academy of the King Saint Luis IX of France.

 

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8.1.2021: We received congratulations and best wishes from the ancient and prestigious institution of the Kingdom of Spain.

 

Royal Military Estate of the Principality of Girona (Real Estamento Militar del Principado de Gerona)  sent us its congratulations on founding our corporation and also best wishes to the future.

We perceive this letter as very positive and we look forward to fruitful cooperation in recognition of the partnership between our two institutions.

emblem of the Royal Military Estate of the Principality of Girona (Real Estamento Militar del Principado de Gerona)

28.12.2020: This year we sent our letters of introduction of our Corps of Nobility of Cantabria, within our campaign of protocol presentations to the Corps of Nobility of Principality of Asturias (Real Cuerpo de la Nobleza del Principado de Asturias), to the Corps of the Nobility of the Old Kingdom of Galicia (Cuerpo de la Nobleza del Antiguo Reino de Galicia), to Royal Brotherhood of the Holy Chalice of the Valencian Nobility (Real Hermandad del Santo Cáliz, Cuerpo de la Nobleza Valenciana) and Royal Corps of the Nobility of Madrid (Real Cuerpo de la Nobleza de Madrid).  
 
In response to our letters we received kind answers with congratulations of establishing of our corporation and warm greetings with the wish of further collaboration in the future.


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24.12.2020: Pour Féliciter 2021 to all of our friends and supporters 

20.12.2020: The Most Reverend Sr. D. Juan Carlos Velarde, new chaplain of the Corps of Nobility of Cantabria and Medal of Honor of our institution.

The Most Reverend Juan Carlos Velarde, whose surname Velarde has a distinguished history in Cantabria and among the most noblemen of Santillana del Mar, Archpriest of Collegiate of Santa Juliana in Santillana del Mar, member of the Diocesan Pastoral Council, among many other services to the community, and responsible for the coverage in language Spanish of the travels of His Holiness the Pope on Vatican Radio (Radio Vaticano) in Rome, has added to his list of many and deserved honors and positions that of being Chaplain of the Corps of Nobility of Cantabria and having received our Medal of Honor in recognition of his long trajectory of charitable and assistance services to the most needy and his educational work in teaching. 

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The Most Reverend D. Juan Carlos Velarde with His Holiness the Pope Francis I

19.12.2020: The Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria has been appointed as an institution as a whole as a Honorary Academician of the LAZARIAN ACADEMY OF KING SAINT LOUIS IX OF FRANCE

Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria has been appointed as an institution as a whole as a Honor Academician of the LAZARIAN ACADEMY OF KING SAINT LOUIS IX OF FRANCE, international academy dependent on the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem.

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July 2020: The Balearic Institute of History (El  Instituto Balear de la Historia) has had to grant the distinction of Member of Honor to D. Fernando Arnanz y Casla, knight of the Corps of Nobility of Cantabria and to D. Carlos Jaime Gómez y Pozueta, President of the Corps of Nobility of Cantabria.

At the same time, the Corps of the Nobility of Cantabria has awarded its Medal of Honor to the Hon. Mr. Dr. D. Jaime de Ferrá y Gisbert, Director of the Balearic Institute of History and Dr. D. Roberto Martín, responsible for institutional relations of this distinguished institute, thus initiating a goodwill agreement between both institutions that we hope will be extend a long time and from which, without a doubt, many advantages and cultural and social collaborations will arise for the members of such distinguished two institutions.

This adds a new collaboration with a cultural and historical institution to those already established so far, without a doubt our partners will benefit from the participation in cultural and social activity of all our collaborators.

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May/June 2020: His Majesty King Felipe VI encourages the nobles to help the most vulnerable.

H.M. King Felipe VI, continuing with tradition of solidarity and consolation of his ancestors, has appealed to the various institutions of nobles and chivalry orders with the aim of joining in helping the most vulnerable. This aid has been coordinated by two cousins of the King, Don Pedro de Borbón Dos Sicilias and Don José Miguel Zamoyski de Borbón. This is how a donation initiative has been launched to deliver long-life milk (UHT), which represents more than 193,000 breakfasts, and some 25,000 liters of extra virgin olive oil, in one-liter bottles for better distribution, to needy families through the Red Cross.

Our corporation has also been actively involved in this humanitarian action to help combat the new coronavir pandemic.

A description of the entire humanitarian action, together with a list of all the noble corporations and chivalry organizations involved, can be found in the article Real Cuerpo de la Nobleza de Madrid here:

 

http://www.rcnoblezademadrid.es/2020/06/las-corporaciones-nobiliarias-ante-la.html

H.M.King Felipe VI observed a minute of silence in the Operations Command. The monarch presides over the Armed Forces Day 2020, in Madrid on May 30, 2020. The Royal House of Spain 05/30/2020