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Map of Northern Italy (1796/97)

This is 1/4 of a map that was prepared for Napoleon’s campaigns in Germany, Egypt and northern Italy. You can consult the complete map in the  Perry-Castañeda Map collection of the lbrary of the University of Texas at Austin. The … Continue reading

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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.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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