Blazon: Per fess argent a boar’s head erased sable, armed or, langued gules and of the last a stag statant of the third
The name of the town evolved over several centuries from Untzkoven or Ünzkowen to its current spelling. It may be derived from a farm named after someone named “Unzo,” but the ultimate origin is unclear.
Blazon: Per fess I argent an eagle displayed sable and II per pale i per pale gules a castle triple-towered or windowed azure and argent a lion rampant gules crowned or and ii or two boars passant in pale sable
Los Cortijos split off from its parent municipality, Fuente el Fresno, in 1940. Apparently local tradition holds that the two towns began to separate when two brothers from Fuente el Fresno built their houses far away from each other.
The Poers or Pohers seem to be closely associated with Ireland. This family may have been the same one that was granted the city and county of Waterford in 1177.
According to some of the research I dug up, the last name “Poer” is apparently derived from “the Poor,” so kudos to whatever medieval ancestors went from being so broke it became part of their name to being wealthy and/or kickass enough for a knighthood and a coat of arms. I know it probably didn’t happen in one generation, but I like to think it did. I like to think of that first Poor coming back from battle, boars’ heads painted on his shield, and daring anyone to call him stone broke. Actually, now that I type it out, “boar” and “poor” sound close enough that these arms might be a pun (assuming that the medieval English pronounced those words the same way we do. Okay, it’s a stretch.)
Blazon: Gules on a chevron between in chief two fleurs-de-lis and in base a lion rampant or bearing in the dexter forepaw a civic mace argent, a pomegranate slipped, leaved, and seeded proper between two mascles chevronwise of the field
Crest: On a wreath of the colors on a woolpack proper a boar passant azure armed, ungled, and charged on the flank with three crescents two and one or, holding in the mouth three stalks of barley and a spray of hops also proper