114 – More Milan and popey come home (1345 – 1385)
The continuing consolidation of Milan under Bernabò and Galeazzo Visconti and the start of the Great Western Schism
098 – The Visconti take Milan, Act 1
We see the rise of the Visconti family in Milan as they battle the power of the Della Torre for control over the city and subsequently much of Northern Italy. First however, I take a personal look at my relationship with Milan and tell the story of how my mother was an unwitting baby sitter…
059 – Barbarossa brings the heat
1158 – 1162 After the diet of Roncaglia, we follow Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa as he tries to deal with a papal schism between Victor IV and Alexander III and then goes on to deal with the communes, particularly the every obstinate Milan.