Biography Ottaviano Fregoso, was the son of Agostino Fregoso and Gentile di Montefeltro, daughter of the renowned condottiero, patron of humanists, and book collector, Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino.
Birth. ca. 1480, Genoa. Of the Bartolomeo line of the family. Son of Agostino Fregóso, governor of Genoa, and Gentilla (or Gentile) Feltria de Montefeltre, natural daughter of Federico da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino. Brother of Doge Ottaviano Fregóso of Genoa.
Son of Bartolomeo Fregoso and Caterina Ordelaffi, daughter of the lord of Forlì Antonio I Ordelaffi, he was born in Genoa around 1405. Grandson of the three-time doge Tomaso di Campofregoso.
Count LUDOVICO DA CANOSSA, a kinsman of the author, afterwards made Bishop of Bayeux. Aged 31. FEDERICO FREGOSO, half-nephew of the Duke, afterwards made a cardinal. Aged 27. GIULIANO DE' MEDICI, an exile from Florence, known at Urbino as "My lord Magnifico," and afterwards made Duke of Nemours. Aged 29.
Federico Fregoso declares that in writing as in speaking-for he and all the other courtiers assume no radical disparity between the two-one should not only use Tuscan words, but "solamente le usate dagli antichi Toscani" (1.30.133).2 Federico defends his pref-erence by arguing for the authority antiquity gives such words and
Federico Fregoso, another nephew of Guidobaldo, was created Archbishop of Salerno by Julius II in 1507. He also was resident at Urbino for years. Constanza Fregoso, sister of Ottaviano and Federico, was wife of Count Marcantonio Landi of Piacenza, and faithful companion of Duchess Elizabetta.
ⓘ Domenico di Campofregoso. Domenico di Campofregoso was the fifth doge of Genoa. He succeeded Gabriele Adorno upon the deposition of the latter on August 13, 1370 by the two vicars of the people.
Agostino Fregoso, d. v.p. and v.m. in 1487, having m. Gentile di Montefeltro, by whom he had eight children, including (a) Ottaviano, Doge of Genoa, whose illegitimate son had descendants traceable to at least 1826; (b) Federico, a Cardinal, (c) Bettina, m. her cousin, Honore Grimaldi, Baron de Bueil, and had issue which will be treated below, and
Ottaviano di Campofregoso (also: Fregoso) (* 1470 in Genoa; † May 15 or 16, 1524 in Ischia) was the 44th Doge of the Republic of Genoa. Between 1515 and 1522 he was Genoese governor for King Francis I of France.
Son of Bartolomeo Fregoso and Caterina Ordelaffi, daughter of the lord of Forlì Antonio I Ordelaffi, he was born in Genoa around 1405. Grandson of the three-time doge Tomaso di Campofregoso . Giano Fregoso was educated in literary subjects, politics, use of weapons and in the management of the flourishing commercial traffic that his family had ...
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