Cervinara, Province of Avellino, Campania, Italy
The first castle was built by the Lombards against the Saracens invasions, then the fortress was modified first by the Normans and Swabians and later by the Anjou.
The fiefdom of Cervinara belonged to Isabella of Chauville, to the Carafa family, the D'Avalos, then to the Spanish magistrate Berardino de Barrionuevo, who was the first Marquis of Cervinara. Finally from 1607 until 1806 the territory was under the Caracciolo family. The town was very active in the Risorgimento riots of 1821.