In 1405 another part of the family came under the protection of the Albizzi. On their behalf Ludovico Racaniello, a captain of Montecchio, today a frazione of Castiglion Fiorentino, acted as Procurator of Arezzo in 1419.
Family coat of arms and motto
The coat of arms of the House of Racaniello is composed of concentric circles in yellow and scorched earth; the family motto is Dominus exquisitus artis saeviter quis revocas malum memet (I possess a refined art, that to hurt cruelly whoever does me evil).
People named Racaniello
- Dave Racaniello (born 1978), baseball player
- Ludovico Racaniello (1352–1441), condottiero
- Vincent Racaniello (born 1953), virologist
- Adar, Ghimel (1972). Storie di mercenari e di capitani di ventura (in Italian). Ginevra: Edizioni Ferni.
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