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Flag of Tenda


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The county of Tenda extended across the upper Roia valley, the Vermenagna valley, and the upper Tanaro valley in the late Middle Ages . It also had the two enclaves of Castellaro and Prelà. Up to the 14th century it included the county of Bussana, in the ancient Marca di Albenga, on the Ligurian Riviera. Until the end of the 15th century, its official name was "county of Ventimiglia", of which it belonged, Guglielmino, Count of Ventimiglia, having ceded some rights on the city of Ventimiglia to the Count of Provence. Guglielmino's brothers, Guglielmo Pietro I and Pietro Balbo, moved the main seat of the County of Ventimiglia to the town and fortress of Tenda, maintaining the title of Counts of Ventimiglia, lords of Tenda, Briga and Castellar. In 1261 William Peter I of Ventimiglia married Eudoxia Lascaris, daughter of the Byzantine emperor Theodore II Ducas Lascaris (1221 - 1258), The town of Tenda formed a buffer state, independent, between the dominions of the Savoy , the Republic of Genoa and the County of Nizza degli Angioini . From 1275 to 1400 the county expanded more to include Prelà, Lemon, and Vernante. The county therefore arrived a few kilometers from the Ligurian Sea and included the Colle di Tenda, on the route between Turin and the Ligurian Riviera, as well as the very important Via del Sale, between Piedmont and Nice. In addition to the lordships of Maro and Prelà, a recent purchase by Onorato I in the valleys leading to Oneglia (1455). In 1388 the Savoy family obtained the county of Nice from the Angevins . Since then, the territory of Tenda also began to enter the orbit of Savoyard interests. The Savoy family initially acquired rights over Limone, Briga Marittima and Briga Alta, with plans to completely annex the county. In 1501 the marriage took place between the last exponent of the Lascaris dynasty, Anna di Tenda and an illegitimate cadet of the House of Savoy, Renato di Savoia (son of Philip II, called the landless and of his lover Libera Portoneri). Between the years 1578 and 1581 the Duke of Savoy Emanuele Filiberto obtained the direct annexation of the county of Tenda. Duke Carlo Emanuele I , who succeeded Emanuele Filiberto in 1580, as a first act improved the very important Colle di Tenda road and the construction of the famous tunnel began which lasted for a few centuries.

This 100% cotton men's heavyweight tee sits nicely, maintains sharp lines, and stands up to whatever you throw at it.

• 100% cotton
• Fabric weight: 5.0–5.3 oz/yd² (170-180 g/m²)
• Open-end yarn
• Tubular fabric
• Taped neck and shoulders
• Double seam at sleeves and bottom hem
• Blank product sourced from Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Bangladesh, Mexico

Size guide

S (inches) 28 18 15 ⅝
M (inches) 29 20 17
L (inches) 30 22 18 ½
XL (inches) 31 24 20
2XL (inches) 32 26 21 ½
3XL (inches) 33 28 22 ¾
4XL (inches) 34 30 24 ¼
5XL (inches) 35 32 25 ¼