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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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Lorenzo Franchini of Bologna In London, England in 1473

At one point, the British Government collected information from “state papers and manuscripts relating to English affairs” that were located in northern Italian librairies. One such document from 1473 lists a Lorenzo Franchini as witness to a commercial affair in … Continue reading

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