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Coat-of-arms of the house of Renier

Historical Notice: Venetian patrician house, including a doge of Venice (15th c.) and a duke of Crete (17th c.). This particular colored coat-of-arms (quite rare in the Greek areas) is to be found on an icon of Agios Gerasimos (17th c.), in the church of Odigitria Kyra Monastery of Gonia (Kolympari). It belongs probably to a member of the branch settled in Chania and later assimilated into the Gre…