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Musso Valiente's descendants donated to the city's two historic medallions given by the English Government to Illustrate Lorca during his exile in Gibraltar (13/11/2013)

Illustrated Man Prototype early nineteenth centuries, was the first Constitution of the City Mayor and member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Language, Science, Fine Arts of San Fernando, America Matritense and History.

The Mayor of Lorca, Francisco Jodar has received this morning the Captain of the Navy, a direct descendant of José María Pérez Musso Valiente (Lorca illustrious) and Musso House representative, Jose Maria Robles Musso, who has delivered to City donated distinctly sentimental.

These are two silver medallions donated by the British government and nobility box Musso Family.

With respect to the medallions, remember that liberal triennium, 1820-1823, Musso Valiente was exiled to the Rock of Gibraltar imminent danger of death.

In Gibraltar Musso Valiente Security was hosted English and British Admiralty coverage, locking the British Admirals friendships.

These are two Labrada Silver medallions in a box with the initials of the French Republic and shield of a Paris jewelry and initials to English Nation.

They have a weight of 750 grams.

As for the other donated object, it is a color picture of chivalry Musso Family 50 x 50 cms.

The same explains the origin of the family and its union with other illustrious families of the province and the rest of Spain.

The first mayor stressed that "it is therefore a huge donation of historical and sentimental value to the town of Lorca has always honored the memory of Musso Valiente. Through this legacy we know more about the lineage of Musso and the Musso Valiente presence in British exile, and the impact that their presence aroused among the personalities of the Rock. For the city of Lorca is honored to receive such an important donation to show all Lorca and visitors. "

Musso Valiente was a personage of marked importance for the history of the city of Lorca and his memory has always been present in the memory of all Lorca.

He was the first Mayor of Lorca Constitutional, Civil Governor of Murcia and Seville, Academician of the Royal Spanish Academy, Royal Academy of History, Royal Academy of Natural Sciences, Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando Royal Academy Matritense America, writer and translator.

In fact we must remember that in the fall of 2007 held a congress on her life and the many areas of knowledge covered by this man plural.

So much came the influence of this illustrious visitors during the two years in Gibraltar, that his Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain, George IV, and on behalf of the Governor of Gibraltar, Musso Valiente gave two silver medallions today are donated to the town of Lorca.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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