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Consulta Araldica
... The Consulta Araldica (English College of Arms) was a college instituted by royal decree on 10 October 1869 to advise the Italian government on noble titles, coats of arms and related matters ... Italy, including the Tribunale Araldico of Lombardy, the Commissione Araldica of Venice and the Congregazione Araldica Capitolina of Rome ... The Consulta Araldica had to be dissolved following the adoption of the Constitution of the Italian Republic in 1947 and the abolition of state ...