Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 14130
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ragone , Franca.
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  • Title: Le spose del signore: scelte politiche e ceremonie alla corte di Paolo Guinigi [Paolo Guinigi rose to power in Lucca following the assassination of his brother Lazzari; to buttress his regime, he married a descendant of a previous ruler of Lucca, Castruccio Castracani; then he wed Ilaria del Carretto, whose family had ties to the Visconti of Milan; Paolo's third and fourth wives, like the spouses of his children, were from outside Lucca; these marriages were intended to buttress the prestige of the Guinigi regime].
  • Source: Ilaria del Carretto e il suo monumento: la donna nell'arte, la cultura, e la società del '400. Atti del convegno Internazionale di Studi, 15-16-17 Settembre, 1994, Palazzo Ducale, Lucca.  Edited by Stéphane Toussaint. Translated by Clotilde Soave Bowe..  Edizioni S. Marco Litotipo, 1995.  Pages 119 - 136.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Carretto, Ilaria del, Wife of Paolo Guinigi, Lord of Lucca Lucca, Lucca, Italy Marriage Noble Women Visconti, Gian Galeazzo, Duke of Milan
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: Italian
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