Tag: Martin V
141 – The popes are back in business (1417 – 1447)
After the healing of the western schism in 1417, new pope Martin V must get his papal states under control which means dealing with a whole load of issue such as brigands, mercenary captains, pushy neighbours, unruly lords and a lack of cash. We then see how his successor, Eugene IV was able to muck…
136 – Savoy from count to duke to pope (1391 – 1451)
We follow little count Amedeo VIII as he comes to power and manages to not only expand, consolidate and organise first his county and then duchy, but even has a go at being pope for a while!
122 – Braccio da Montone’s last stand (1417 – 1424)
the final chapter of his story: will he rise to even greater glory and perhaps cut out a kingdom in central Italy for himself or will it all come crashing down? Will the newly elected Pope Martin the fifth manage to set up a coalition strong enough to beat this great soldier?
121 Braccio da Montone, Lord of Perugia (1407 – 1417)
Braccio’s fame increases as he wins victory after victory, in central Italy, against Naples and in his involvement in the Great Western Schism, all the while with his eye on Perugia.
119 – Joanna II of Naples and some schism fixing
We see the rather naughty and turbulent reign of Joanna II of Naples. Did she really deserve the nickname “the insatiable” or even “the mad”? Or was it just bad press?