The Noble Family of Bernardo, described as Catalunyan pirates (1287) who settled in Malta.
This family is listed as a noble family in “Descrittione di Malta” (1647).
THE GENEALOGY OF THE BERNARDO FAMILY:-
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Paolo di Bernardo, Patrician of Venice, married 1400 Princess Irene Asen Shishman of Bulgaria (See Below), with issue.
1. Michele de Bernardo (Settled in Malta 1430), Jurat 1434., (Cr 1375) Barons di Barberi, 1st Barone di Majmuni, (Cr: 1398), (Reference: Documentary Sources of Maltese History - Part II - Documents in the State Archives Palermo; No 1. Cancelleria Regia 1259 -1400: edited by Stanley Fiorini, Malta University Press 1999, page 237-238, 240-241, 245-246, 249-250), married Chiusa de Baroni di Astis, with issue.
1.1. Bartolomeo de Bernardo, 2nd Barone di Majmuni, Jurat 1475., married Freda di Bocchio., with issue.
1.1.1. Preziosi de Bernardo, 3rd Baroness di Majmuni., married Franco Calava, with issue. (See Calava in Extinct titles).
1.1.2. Elagia de Bernardo, married 1492 to Andrea Falzone.
1.1.3. Amata de Bernardo, married Notary Giacomo Falzone.
1.2. Giovanni de Bernardo, married Imperia.., with issue.
1.2.1. Agata de Bernardo, married Gugliemo Agius.
1.2.2. Francesca de Bernardo, married Giovanni Piscopo.
1.2.3. Chco. Michele Antonio Bernardo, married 1497 to Elvira de Forreggiani, with issue.
22.214.171.124. Giovanni Bernardo, (1500-42), ‘Priest'.
126.96.36.199. Bartolomeo Bernardo, (1502-62), married to Nobile Antonia Cuzkeri, with issue.
188.8.131.52.1. Michele Bernardo, (1530-80), married to Nobile Maria de Forreggiani, with issue.
184.108.40.206.1.1. Marietta Bernardo, married 1605 Vittoriosa to Pietro Moneta, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, (A descendant of Rajko Moneta, Noble of Zeta d. 1424 and Jelana Munjavcevic, whose descendants migrated to Venice in poverty), with issue.
220.127.116.11.1.1.1. Gio Paolo Moneta, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, married 1637 Valletta to Geronima Zarb, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Mco Alexandro Moneta, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, married 1668 Vittoriosa to Veronica Briffa, with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1. Mco Notary Gio Antonio Moneta, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, maried 1716 Zebbug to Caterina Vella, with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1.1. Elena Moneta Vella, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, married 1756 Valletta to Conte Giorgio Ciantar Paleologo.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Florinda Moneta,Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, married 1671 Vittoriosa to Bartolomeo Biagio.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Maruzza Moneta, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, married 1672 Valletta to Ignazio Matthia.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Maria Moneta, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, married 1688 Valletta to Carlo Salanitro.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Clara Moneta, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, married 1690 Valletta to Baldassare Canizzaro.
126.96.36.199.1.1.2. Argenta Moneta, Noble of Zeta, Patrizo Venetia, married 1633 Valletta to Arfio (Rafaele) d'Amato, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Giacomo d'Amato, married 1680 Rabat Gozo to Bibiana Mifsud, with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.1. Matteo d'Amato, married 1700 Valletta to Anna Idoneo, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.1.1. Paolo d'Amato, married 1752 Attard to Maria Attard, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1.1.1. Teresa d'Amato, married 1781 Valletta to Gio Battista Borg.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Grazio d'Amato, married 1678 Valletta to Margherita Sceberras, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.1. Rosa Adeodata d'Amato, married 1698 Valletta to Matteo Giuseppe Antonelli, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1.1. Anna Antonelli, married 1728 Valletta to Giuseppe Galea.
220.127.116.11.2. Antonia Bernardo, (1532-), married to Giovanni Rapa, 2nd Baron.
18.104.22.168.3. Elizabetta Bernardo, (1553-), married to Agostino de Mangion.
22.214.171.124.4. Christos Bernardo, (1556-), ‘Abbott’.
126.96.36.199. Amata Bernardo, (1504-), married to Giovanni Vella.
188.8.131.52. Elizabetta Bernardo, (1505-), married to Giuseppe Sceberras.
1.3. Preziosi de Bernardo, married Tomeo Imbroll.
1.4. Antonella de Bernardo, married Pino d'Amedeo.
1.5. Amata de Bernardo, married Jaimes di Bocchio.
Royal House of Shishman ( Click for reference)
1. One Shishman, a boyar, declared himself indepent from Bulgaria and established the principality of Vidin, a city on the Danube; he had issue
1.1.2. Prince Shishman, +in Dubrovnik
1.1.3. Prince Michael Shishman, Pr of Vidin
1.2. Prince Belaur Shishman
1.3. Princess Kereza Petriza Shishman; m.Despot Srazimir
184.108.40.206.1. Prince Alexios Asanes Shishman
220.127.116.11.1.1. Princess Irene Asanes Shishman; married to.Paolo di Bernardo, a patrician of Venice
18.104.22.168.1. Prince Konstantin, +Belgrade 1422
22.214.171.124.2. Princess Dorothea, +ca 1390; m.King Stefan Tvrtko I of Bosnia
126.96.36.199.[1m.] Prince Iwan Asen, +k.a.against the Turks 1354
188.8.131.52.1. Prince Alexander Shishman, a Moslem, Stattholder in Asia Minor and Smyrna, +k.a.1418
184.108.40.206.2. Prince Frutshin=Vladislav Shishman, a Hungarian diplomat in Albania
220.127.116.11.3. Princess Tamara Shishman; m.1375 Sultan Murad I; NOTE: when the sources say a Christian lady married a Turkish sultan, it really means that the lady was taken into his harem as a concubine
18.104.22.168.5. Princess Desislawa Shishman; m.Pr Konstantin of Welbuschd (+1394)
22.214.171.124. Princess Elena Shishman, +1374; m.1332 King Stefan Dusan of Serbia (+1355)