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The Life of Bartolomeo Colleoni, of Anjou and Burgundy
Andrew Dickson White,Oscar Browning
No preview available - 2018
Adda Alfonso allogiare Ambrosian Republic ANJOU AND BURGUNDY Antegnate April arms assistance attack Bartolomeo Colleoni Basella battle Bergamo and Brescia Braccio Brescia Caldora cardinals Carmagnola castle of Malpaga church Coglioni Colleoni family Colleoni received command condottieri Covo Crema Cremona crossed the Oglio daughter death Doge dowry ducats Duke of Milan Emperor encamped fiefs Filippo Maria Visconti Florentines foot Francesco Sforza frescoes Galeazzo Gasparre Gattamelata gave Ghiara d'Adda Gian Giovanni gold Gonzaga head Holstein honour hundred lances infantry Jacopo Piccinino King Christian King of Denmark King's Lecco Lionessa Lodi lord Ludovico Madonna Tisbe Mantua March Marquis Martinengo Milanese monastery Naples Oglio palace passed Pavia peace Piacenza Pontevico Pope Portrait of Colleoni possession prelates princes prisoners Queen Joanna Rene Republic Romano Rome senate sent Serio side signory soldiers Solza Spino thousand ducats thousand horse took town Trezzo troops Urgnano Val Camonica Vedian Venetian army Venice
Page 67 - his condottieri and captains of squadrons, all in the flower " of their age, and most nobly armed and mounted, with " banners flying to the bray of trumpets, as if he was really " leading them to battle, a sight truly proud and marvellous.
Page 41 - In 1465 he presented a large amount of property to found an institution for giving portions to marriageable girls, " with the " idea of securing public morality by promoting marriages, " which are the basis of the family, the family being the stable
Page 54 - iron chest, to be kept in a secret and secure place where the treasure of St.
Page 33 - Padua, which was accepted with great applause. When he left the city he was accompanied by two senators.
Page 38 - Creator of the universe. He always held his own in these discussions, and by his clear-sighted judgment threw light on questions which had puzzled more learned brains.
Page 11 - Visconti, the command of the militia held by him being given to Diotesalvi Lupo, who was the first to arm infantry with guns and pistols.
Page 40 - Braccio he could outrun the swiftest of his infantry, clad in his coat of mail.
Page 49 - Bartolomseus, 1475, die 3 Novembris et ideo die illo Fratres et moniales annuatim pro anima ejus celebrant officium ne ingratitudinis vitium incurrant.