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The clue provided by Denis de Bernardy in a comment answers this question. Yes, the Grand Armorial de France of Henri Jougla de Morenas documents several noble families that predate 1066. As justCal points out, the volumes of this works are indexed on the French Wikipedia.


Apparently, it is still valid. If you can read spanish and you have a stomach for legalese, you can try to digest this. It is a relatively long but definitely dull exposition on what you should do in case that you wanted to prove your status of "hidalgo" in modern XXIth century Spain. I've browsed diagonally the document, and the TL;DR; version of if (...

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