Castruccio Castracani

Castruccio Castracani

Castruccio Castracani degli Antelminelli (1281 – September 3, 1328) was an Italian condottiero and duke of Lucca.

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Castruccio Castracani - Biography
... Castruccio was born in Lucca, a member of the noble family of Antelminelli, of the Ghibelline party ... the expulsion of Uguccione and his party, Castruccio regained his freedom and his position, and the Ghibelline triumph was presently assured ... Niccolò Machiavelli wrote a Life of Castruccio Castracani ...
Simonetti Family - Simonetti of Lucca
... Quartigiani clan regained power and placed Castruccio Castracani in the office of captain-general of the Republic ... After a few months in office Castruccio Castracani turned against his protectors and plotted against the Quartigiani clan, including the Simonetti branch of the ... Many members of the family were killed by Castruccio Castracani and the Simonetti family was banned from Lucca for the second time in a period of a few ...