Bernabò Visconti, also called Barnabò (1319 – 19 December 1385), was an Italian soldier and statesman, Lord of Milan in the 14th century. Events 324 - Licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor. Milan (Milano Milan (listen) is one of the largest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy.
He was born in Milan, the son of Stefano Visconti and Valentina Doria. Milan (Milano Milan (listen) is one of the largest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. Stefano Visconti (died July 4 1327) was a member of the House of Visconti that ruled Milan from the 14th to the 15th century Doria, originally de Auria (from de filiis Auriae) meaning "the sons of Auria" and then de Oria or d'Oria, is the name of an old From 1346 to 1349 he lived in exile, until he was called back by his uncle Giovanni Visconti.
In 1350 Bernabò married Beatrice (also known as Regina) della Scala, daughter of Mastino II of Verona, and forged both a political and aesthetic alliance between the two cities. Mastino II della Scala (1308 – June 3, 1351) was lord of Verona. Verona is a city and provincial capital in Veneto, Northern Italy. His intrigues and ambitions kept him at war almost continuously with Pope Urban V, the Florentines, Venice and Savoy. Blessed In 1354, at the death of Giovanni, he inherited the power of Milan, together with his brothers Matteo and Galeazzo. Matteo II Visconti (c 1319 &ndash September 29 1355) was co-ruler of Milan together with his brothers Galeazzo II and Bernabò Galeazzo II Visconti (c 1320 &ndash August 4, 1378) was a member of the Visconti dynasty and a ruler of Milan, Italy. Bernabò received the eastern lands (Bergamo, Brescia, Cremona and Crema), who bordered the Veronese territories. Bergamo ( Bèrghem in Lombard, antiquated Wälsch-Bergen in German) is a town in Lombardy, Italy, about Brescia ( Lombard: Brèsa) is a city in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. Cremonese redirects here For the football team see US Cremonese Cremona is a City in northern Italy, situated Milan itself was to be ruled in turn by the three brothers.
In 1356, after having offended the emperor, he pushed back a first attack to Milan by the imperial vicar Markward von Raudeck, imprisoning him. In 1360 he was declared heretic and condemned by Emperor Charles IV. Charles IV ( Czech: Karel IV, German: Karl IV, Hungarian: IV Károly; 14 May 1316 &ndash The ensuing conflict ended with a dismaying defeat at San Ruffillo against the imperial troops under Galeotto I Malatesta (July 29, 1361). Galeotto I Malatesta (1299 - 1385 was an Italian Condottiero, who was lord of Rimini, Fano, Ascoli Piceno, Cesena and Events 1014 - Byzantine-Bulgarian Wars: Battle of Kleidion: Byzantine emperor Basil II inflicts a decisive defeat In 1362, after the death of his sister's husband, Ugolino Gonzaga, caused him to attack also Mantua. Mantua (Màntova in the local dialect of Lombard language Mantua is a city in Lombardy, Italy and capital of the province of the Warring on several different fronts, in December of that year he sued for peace with Urban V, through the mediation of King John II of France. John II (16 April 1319 &ndash 8 April 1364 called John the Good (Jean le Bon was Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, and Duke of Normandy However, having Barnabò missed to return the Papal City of Bologna and to present himself at Avignon, on March 4, 1363 he was excommunicated, together with his children, one of which, Ambrogio, was captured by the Papal commander Gil de Albornoz. Bologna (boloɲa from Latin Bononia, Bulåggna in Bolognese dialect is the capital city of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy Avignon (/aviɲɔ̃/ in French) ( Provençal: Avinhon in classical norm or Avignoun in Mistralian norm is a commune Events 51 - Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title Princeps iuventutis (head of the youth Gil Álvarez Carrillo de Albornoz ( Italian: Egidio Albornoz; 1310 - August 23 1367) was a Spanish cardinal and With the peace signed on March 13, 1364, Visconti left the occupied Papal lands, in exchange of the raising of the ban and of 500,000 florins. Events 1138 - Cardinal Gregorio Conti is elected Antipope as Victor IV, succeeding Anacletus II.
In Spring 1368 Visconti allied with Cansignorio della Scala of Verona, and attacked Mantua, then ruled by Ugolino Gonzaga. Cansignorio della Scala ( March 5 1340 - October 10 1375) was Lord of Verona from 1359 until 1375 initially together with his brother The situation was settled later in the year through an agreement between him and emperor. Two years later he besieged Reggio, which he managed to acquire from Gonzaga in 1371. For the city in the southern Italy See Reggio Calabria. For the basketball club "Bipop Carire Reggio Emilia" see Pallacanestro Reggiana. The following war against the Este of Modena and Ferrara raised again the Papal enmity against the Milanese. "Este" redirects here For the city see Este Italy. For Tolkien's fictional character see Estë.
In 1373, the pope sent two papal delegates to serve Bernabò and Galeazzo their excommunication papers (consisting of a parchment bearing a leaden seal rolled in a silken cord). Bernabò, infuriated, placed the two papal delegates under arrest and refused their release until they had eaten the parchment, seal, and silken cord which they served him. He managed to resist, despite also the outbreak of a plague in Milan, whose consequences he suppressed with fanatic energy.
In 1378 he allied with the Republic of Venice in its war against Genoa. The Most Serene Republic of Venice ((Serenìsima Repùblica Vèneta or Repùblica de Venesia Serenissima Repubblica The War of Chioggia (Guerra di Chioggia was a conflict between Genoa and Venice which lasted from 1378 to 1381, from which Venice emerged triumphant His troops were however defeated in September 1379 in the Val Bisagno.
Bernabò, whose despotism and taxes had enraged the Milanese, was deposed by his nephew Gian Galeazzo Visconti in 1385. Gian Galeazzo Visconti (November 1351 – September 3, 1402) son of Galeazzo II Visconti and Bianca di Savoia, was the first Duke of Milan Imprisoned in the castle of Trezzo, he was poisoned in December of that year.
The funerary monument of Bernabò Visconti, with an equestrian statue, was made in 1363 by Bonino da Campione for the church of San Giovanni in Conca, together with that of his consort. Bonino da Campione was an Italian sculptor in the Gothic style active between 1350 and 1390 San Giovanni in Conca is a Crypt of a former basilica church in Milan, northern Italy. They now stand in the Castello Sforzesco in Milan. Castello Sforzesco ( English: Sforza Castle is a castle in Milan, Italy that now houses several of the city's museum and art gallery collections
Bernabò was an ally of Stephen II, Duke of Bavaria: three of his daughters were married with Stephen's descendants. Duke Stephen II of Bavaria (1319 &ndash 13 May 1375, Landshut) (German Stephan II mit der Hafte Herzog von Bayern) after 1347 Duke of His issue include:
His illegitimate offspring were as follows:
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