gentleman is a person from noble and generous mood . The term is also used to name what belongs to or related to that person and the individual who belongs to the nobility or one distinguished class .
The concept, therefore, can be used as a synonym for noble , although it is usually used to name an untitled nobility (such as aristocracy ). At present, in any case, it is a term of infrequent use, since it is archaic.
For example: “A young gentleman has rescued His Majesty from enemy hands”, "Why do I owe your visit, gentleman gentleman?", "The most valuable thing is that we have achieved victory with a gentle and clean method, without resorting to any kind of ruse".
In the Middle Ages , the nobility it was one titration or privilege . He could distinguish between the blood gentleman (the infanzón or squire that descended from the nobility), the executor gentleman (which has proven to be a blood gentleman), the manor manor (which had a lot), the four-sided gentleman (which proved that his paternal and maternal grandparents were noblemen), the bragueta gentleman (which begat seven consecutive sons) and the leaky gentleman (recognized only in a certain town), among other classes.
gentleman It is also a common surname in the Spanish language. Miguel Hidalgo (1753-1811) was one of the illustrious personalities that bore this surname; he was a priest considered the father of the homeland Mexican for its impulse to the struggle for independence.
As a surname, Hidalgo was adopted in Spain and has a very remote origin; Some of the families that took him lived in León, Asturias and Galicia. It is known that some of their houses were directly related to the fight against the Moors during the Reconquest; the history account that among the most courageous fighters of the capture of Granada there were many of last name Hidalgo.
The Land of Limia, in Galicia, was one of the locations where many Hidalgos were established, and there their knights repeatedly fought against the Moors. After the capture of Granada, some made this province their new home, which explains that the last name Hidalgo is also found in the history of the region from Andalusia
With respect to shields from the last name Hidalgo, there are several known designs. In the case of the descendants of Pedro de Hidalgo, it shows a castle, ten Moor heads that have been cut and a star; the explanation lies in the history of said squire from Cantabria, included in the book entitled "Tíscar Castle", who took possession of an enemy fortress during the Reconquest and managed to eliminate ten sentries guarding one of the towers and whose act of courage drove the rest of the soldiers to continue fighting until they won.
Another shield consists of a colored background azure (adjective used to give name to a type of dark blue widely used in this context) and an eight-pointed star in the center. On the other hand, there are versions that also include an intense red color known in Heraldry with the name of gules, with which a lily flower and a cross are embroidered on top of it, all about countryside of gold, and others that show an imposing golden lion on a field of azure, framed in a red border with four castles and four blades of gold.
He Estad Hidalgo Finally, it is one of the 32 federative entities that make up Mexico . East statewhose capital is Pachuca de Soto , it was created in 1869 by Benito Juarez and has 84 municipalities.