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Barons di Tal Baccar (cr: 1508); Barons di Benwarrad (cr: 1514).
d’Armenia to whom was granted the fief of the vineyard or garden of Baccari with its lands (Girghenti and the pond of S. Giorgio) in 1508, but was never invested having been killed in a naval battle with the Moors in the sea of the Barbary Coast. He captained a ship belonging to Giovanni di Nava but also had one of his own. [Reference: Ladies of Medieval Cyprus and Caterina Cornaro by Leto Severis, Nicosia 1995; ISBN 9963-8102-1-7. pp 152. "States that King James II left in his will if his legitimate daughter died without issue, Eugene would inherit the throne of Cyprus"], Further note fought the Turks at sea when the Order of St John was still in Rhodes., He was praised for his bravery by Grand Master Ursino in 1470 and by Emperor Charles V.
 
 
 
Granted to: Prince Eugene Matteo Pietro d'Armenia.
Title: Barone di Tal Baccar sives Baccari.
By: Ferdinando II,  King of Sicily and Malta
On: 1508 in Palermo.
With Remainder to: His  descendants by feudal tenure (Jure Francorum) in perpetuity.
List of Title holders: 
1. Prince Eugene Matteo Pietro d'Armenia, 1st Barone, (d. 1536), succeeded by his son.
2. Prince James Antonio d'Armenia, (d. 1558), 2nd Barone, succeeded by his son.
3. Prince Don Masi d'Armenia, (d. 1589), 3rd Barone, succeeded by his daughter.
4. Princess Donna Isabella d'Armenia, (d. 1621), 4th Barone, sold in 1590 to her Aunt.
5. Princess Donna Isabella d'Armenia Inguanez, (d. 1598), 5th Baronessa, succeeded by her son.
6. Don Gerolamo Inguanez, (d. 1632), 6th Barone, succeeded by his daughter.
7. Dona Isabella Inguanez, (d. 1707), 7th Baronessa, succeeded by her illegitimate son.
8. Don Francesco Inguanez, (d. 1709), 8th Barone, succeeded by his son.
9. Conte Publio Inguanez, (d. 1742), 9th Barone, succeeded by his daughter.
10. Contessa Maria Inguanez, (d. 1778), 10th Barone, succeeded by her daughter.
11. Contessa Theresia Inguanez Vella, 11th Baronessa, succeeded by his son
12. Conte Giovanni Vella, (executed 1799), 12th Barone, succeeded by his son.
13. Conte Saverio Vella, (d. 1867), 13th Barone, succeeded by his daughter.
14. Contessa Teresa Vella Sant, (d. 1903), 14th Baronessa, succeeded by her son.
15. Principe Francesco Saverio Said, (d. 1956), 15th Barone, succeeded by his son.
16. Conte Giovanni Maria Said, (d. 2004), 16th Barone, succeeded by his son.
17. Conte Francis Xavier Said, (1946-, 17th Barone.
 
Heir: Conte Paul Said, (1975-.
 
 
 
Granted to: Prince Eugene Matteo Pietro d'Armenia.
Title: Barone di Benwarrad
By: Ferdinando II,  King of Sicily and Malta
On: 1514 in Palermo.
With Remainder to: His  descendants by feudal tenure (Jure Francorum) in perpetuity.
List of Title holders: 
1. Prince Eugene Matteo Pietro d'Armenia, 1st Barone, (d. 1536), succeeded by his son.
2. Prince James Antonio d'Armenia, (d. 1558), 2nd Barone, succeeded by his son.
3. Prince Don Masi d'Armenia, (d. 1589), 3rd Barone, extinct.
 
 
 
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