The Spanish surname Arango comes from the Principality of Asturias and it is said that in Don Pelayo's time there were knights of this name, who took refuge with him in the mountains of that region, in the famous cave of Covadonga. It can be said that, in the time of King Don Alfonso VII, a gentleman named Pelayo Cuervo, lord of the Valle de Arango, confirmed as rich man several privileges and writings, and this is quoted by the genealogist Sandoval. Furthermore, these deeds and other documents are found in the archive of the holy church of Oviedo; This is stated by the erudite historian Tellez. Those of this house in Arango were always famous sons of something well known and respected in Asturias.
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