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The Rapid Rise Of The Talented Baron Franchini (Pt.4) | The Crema/Ravenna Connection

I’ve been trying to learn more about Bartolomeo Pergami and the Franchini title and I came across an Italian site (Odonomastica del Comune di Ravenna) which contains information about Ravenna place-names. In its entry for the Via Canale Pergami it … Continue reading

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The Rapid Rise Of The Talented Baron Franchini (Pt.3) | First Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

As mentioned previously, the Princess of Wales (later Queen Caroline Amelie Elizabeth) heaped honours on Bartolomeo Pergami, and one of the most prestigious of these was that of Grand Master of The Order of the Holy Sepulchre. This is a … Continue reading

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The Rapid Rise Of The Talented Baron Franchini (Pt.2) | Portrait of the Queen’s “consort” Bartolomeo Pergami

Portrait of Bartolomeo Pergami/Bergami Knight of Malta – Baron de la Franchini Knight of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem   | Franchinis Throughout History

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The Rapid Rise Of The Talented Baron Franchini (Pt.1)

Scandal at the court of Her Majesty, Queen Caroline Amelia Elizabeth Some of you may be familiar with the story of Caroline of Brunswick who arrived in England in 1795 to marry  the future King George IV. As was usual … Continue reading

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