Castruccio

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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 family ... The Simonetti family returned to Lucca after the death of Castruccio Castracani ...
The Honest Whore - Part 1 - Synopsis
... Scene 4 Outside Candido's shop Castruccio tells Fluello and Pioratto that he has devised a scheme that will send the "monstrously patient" Candido into a fit of temper ... Castruccio offers a 100-ducat wager that his scheme will work ... Scene 5 Candido's shop The gallants Castruccio, Fluello and Pioratto enter Candido's shop ...
Uguccione Della Faggiuola - Biography
... He conquered Lucca in 1314 with the help of his protégé Castruccio Castracani ... the Lucchesi under his former protégé Castruccio Castracani drove him out and he took refuge under Cangrande della Scala, who made Uguccione podestà of Vicenza ... by Commune Lord of Lucca 1314–1316 Succeeded by Castruccio Castracani Authority control VIAF 23958294 Persondata Name Faggiuola, Uguccione Della ...
Castruccio Castracani - Biography
... Castruccio was born in Lucca, a member of the noble family of Antelminelli, of the Ghibelline party ... to 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 ...