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Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497

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Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 149,338 / 447 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 16.9
LoC Categories: CT, DG
Downloads: 1,042
Added to site: 2008.05.28
mnybks.net#: 21030
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Biography
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-Invasion of Ferrara--Lodovico Sforza and Alfonso of Calabria come to the help of Ercole d'Este--Peace of Bagnolo--Prosperity of Ferrara, and cultivation of art and learning at Ercole's court--Guarino and Aldo Manuzio--Strozzi and Boiardo-- Architecture and painting--The frescoes of the Schifanoia--Music and the drama--Education of Isabella and Beatrice d'Este 27

* CHAPTER IV 1485-1490

Isabella d'Este--Lodovico Sforza delays his wedding--Plot against his life--Submission of Genoa--Duke Gian Galeazzo--The Sanseverini brothers--Messer Galeazzo made Captain-General of the Milanese armies--His marriage to Bianca Sforza--Marriage of Gian Galeazzo to Isabella of Aragon--Wedding festivities at Milan--Lodovico draws up his marriage contract with Beatrice d'Este 40

* CHAPTER V 1490-1491

Marriage of Isabella d'Este--Lodovico puts off his wedding--Cecilia Gallerani--Her portrait by Leonardo da Vinci--Mission of Galeazzo Visconti to Ferrara--Preparations for Beatrice's wedding--Cristoforo Roma

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