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Sfondrati, Paolo, 1538-1587



  • Existence: 1538-1587

biographical statement

Citation, via WWW, May 10, 2013 (Paolo Sfondrati; b. 1514; parents: Francesco Sfondrati and Anna Visconti; m. Sigismonda d'Este; d. Apr. 23, 1587 in Turin, Italy)

Papal genealogy, 2004: p. 94 (Paolo Sfondrati; brother of Pope Gregory XIV; d. 1587; Baron of Valassina and Count of Riviera; m. Sigismonda d'Este, daughter of Marquis of S. Martino; children included three sons, Ercole (d. 1637), Francesco, and Paolo Camillo)

Rockefeller Foundation website, via WWW, May 10, 2013 (Paolo Sfondrati; m. Sigismonda d'Este; children: Francesco, Anna, Paolo Camillo, Barbara, Ercole (Count of Riviera), and Francesco (Marquis of Montafia))

Treccani, via WWW, May 10, 2013 (Paolo Sfondrati; d. 1587; senator of Milan; Baron of Valsassina and count of Riviera; brother of Pope Gregory XIV; served as diplomat to the court of Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Paolo Sfondrati correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 518
Scope and Contents Contains letters written and received by Sfondrati during his service as ambassador to the Duke of Savoy. Among his correspondents were Carlo d'Aragona Tagliavia, governor of Milan, and François de Vergy, governor of Burgundy. Materials focus on relationship between Spanish holdings and Savoy, and date from between 1581 and 1584.
Dates: 1581-1584