Duke Rinaldo

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Mary Of Modena - Queen Over The Water (1689–1701) - Estensi Succession
... Her spirits were lifted by news of Mary's brother the Duke of Modena's marriage ... When, in 1695, Mary's brother died, the House of Este was left with one progenitor, Cardinal-Duke Rinaldo ... Queen Mary, concerned for the dynasty's future, urged the Cardinal-Duke to resign his cardinalate, "for the good of the people and for the perpetuation of the sovereign house of Este" ...

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