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Biographical notes on War Captains and Mercenary Leaders operating in Italy between 1330 and 1550

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A State of Permanent Conflict

Guelphs and Ghibellines: Faction Rivalries in Medieval Italy ITALIAN: Uno Stato di Conflittualità Permanente Burckhardt writes in The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy: "During the Middle...

The Opinion of the Humanists

The Duality of the Condottieri: Warriors and Patrons. Anna Maria Covini writes, "For humanists, the military commander was an ideal subject to repeat genres and...

The Condottieri System: The Role of Geography and Social Class in the Lives of Italian Condottieri

The Social Status and Origins of Italian Condottieri and Captains. Explore the intriguing world of Italian condottieri and captains from 1300 to 1550, as we...

The Fatal Toll of War: A Comprehensive Table of Condottieri Deaths and Their Causes (1299-1539)

The Fate of Captains and Condottieri. 1299-1539. Deaths in combat and due to illnesses during a conflict. Captains executed or killed in prison. ITALIAN: Morti in...

Jacopo Caldora: Mercenary, Leader, and Controversial Figure

Heroic Captain or Mercenary with a Lust for Power? Jacopo Caldora (Giacomo Candola). From Castel del Giudice near Isernia. Count of Trivento, Duke of Bari,...

Bernardon de la Salle: Warrior and Strategist in France and Italy

Bernardo della Sala (Bernardon de la Salle, also known as Bernardo Guascone or Bertrand de la Salle) was originally from Auvergne or, more likely,...

The Military Exploits of Raimondo Orsini del Balzo

Raimondo Orsini del Balzo: The Rise from Squire to Power in Naples Raimondo Orsini Del Balzo Orsini del Balzo (Raimondello Orsini del Balzo, Raimondello da...

Roberto of San Severino: Ambition and Skill in 15th Century Italy

The Turbulent Life of Roberto of San Severino. Robert of San Severino (Roberto da San Severino d’Aragona), Count of Caiazzo, Marquis of Castelnuovo Scrivia, Count...

Paolo Orsini: Ambition and Betrayal in Medieval Italy

Paolo Orsini’s Tumultuous Career: Shifting Loyalties Among Italy’s Elite Paolo Orsini, from the Gallese branch. Count. Lord of Gallese in Teverina, Olevano Romano, Narni, Orvieto,...
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