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Broglio Tartaglia di Lavello, Gaspare
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1407-1483. Italy. Gaspare was born to Angelo Broglio in the first half of 1407 in Siena, where his father was in the service of the Republic. He received a good humanistic education but later preferred to devote himself to the profession of arms. At first, he entered the service of Francesco Sforza and then of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, lord of Rimini, who hired him as captain and ambassador in 1443. He engaged in various diplomatic missions at the papal court, in the republics of Venice and…

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Stoppacci, Patrizia, “Broglio Tartaglia di Lavello, Gaspare”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00374>
First published online: 2016

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