The prestigious surname Enrigues originated in Spain
, a country which has figured prominently in world affairs for hundreds of years.
Early Origins of the Enrigues family
The surname Enrigues was first found in Castile
, predominant among the northern Christian kingdoms of mediaeval Spain.
Early History of the Enrigues family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Enrigues research.Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1244, 1312, 1469, 1430, 1352, 1454 and 1474 are included under the topic Early Enrigues History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Enrigues Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Enríquez, Enriquez, Enrique, Enriques, Enríquiz, Enriquiz, Enrique, Henríquez, Henriquez, Henríquiz and many more.
Early Notables of the Enrigues family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were Enrique Enríquez de Sevilla, whose name appears in the Libro Becerro of 1352; Diego Enríquez del Castillo, chronicler of King Henry IV of Castile
(1454-1474); Pedro Enríquez, who fought bravely for Ferdinand and Isabella at Malaga and Granada; sixteenth century military officer and writer... Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Enrigues Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Enrigues family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Martín Enríquez de Almansa, Viceroy of New Spain
and of Peru in the mid-sixteenth century. Other settlers include Alonso Enríquez, who arrived in America in 1517.