Tag: Pazzi conspiracy
153 – The assassination of Galeazzo Maria and the Moore takes control (1468 – 1494)
Duke of Milan Galeazzo Maria Sforza continues with his expensive naughty ways until he is assassinated in 1476. His son Gian Galeazzo becomes duke under the regency of his mother, Bona of Savoy, until his uncle Ludovico, known as “il Moro” the Moore takes over as Italy heads towards the aptly named, “Italian Wars”. Meanwhile…
147 – The conpiracy of the crazies (1476 – 1478)
Things heat up as the animosity between the Medici and pope Sixtus IV leads to one of the most infamous conspiracies in history: the Pazzi conspiracy, set up to kill Giuliano and Lorenzo De Medici and overthrow the Signoria, the government of Florence.