The surname ARREDONDO has it origin in the cantabrian town of the same name, located in the Ruesga valley. From there, part to the conquest of Granada, in order of the King Ferdinand the Catholic, Lord of those lands, Sir Lope García de Arredondo, with his three children: Juan, Hernán and Diego.
In the various battles, the oldest loses a leg and go back to the Ruesga valley, becoming by male in Arredondo Lord. The youngest dies in combat and the second one is injured in the battle and evacuated to Úbeda, where he gets married with Mrs. María de Valenzuela. Their descendants are the ones that will give origin to this branch of the surname Arredondo, that since then until nowadays, has given to the region many men of letters, politics and important military.
The first ARREDONDO of the Torreña branch was Mr. Fernando de Arredondo and Alonso, perpetual senior ensign from 1635 to 1665, and precursor of the relatives branches Arredondo-Muñoz Cobo, Arredondo-Aguilar, Muño Cobo-Arredondo and Arredondo González.