Antonia Malatesta of Cesena

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Antonia Malatesta of Cesena, also known as Antonia Malatesta of Rimini, was the daughter[1] (or possibly the niece[2]) of Carlo I Malatesta, Lord of Cesena, Fano, Pesaro, and Rimini. To help ally himself with the House of Malatesta, Giovanni Maria Visconti, the Duke of Milan married Antonia in the city of Brescia[1][3] in 1408.[4] They had no issue.[5] After Giovanni Maria’s assassination in 1412,[4] the succeeding Duke of Milan, Filippo Maria Visconti, permitted Antonia to continue sharing the governance of the duchy for a few months.[6][7] Although she soon retired to Cesena, she retained her title, Duchess of Milan.[6]

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  1. ^ a b Tonini, Luigi (1884). Rimini (in Italian). Volume 5. Rimini: Orfanelli e Grandi. p. 22. OCLC 35300205. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ Verri, Pietro (1834) [First published 1783]. Storia di Milano: In cui si narrano le vicende della cittla incominciando dai pilu rimoti principi sino alla fine del dominio de' Visconti (in Italian). Volume 1. Milano. p. 503. OCLC 185598701. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ Adams, John (1794). A defence of the constitutions of government of the United States of America, against the attack of M. Turgot in his letter to Dr. Price, dated the twenty-second day of March, 1778. London: John Stockdale. p. 154. OCLC 2678599. Retrieved November 6, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Vogt-Luerssen, Maike; Luerssen, Holger (November 29, 2008). "Giangaleazzo Visconti". Maike's History of Women and the History of Everyday Life. Blackwood, Australia. Retrieved November 6, 2010. 
  5. ^ Rossi, Antonio Domenico (1830). Ristretto di storia patria ad uso de'Piacentini (in Italian). Maino. p. 245. OCLC 163149045. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b Jones, P.J. (1974). The Malatesta of Rimini and the Papal State: a political history. London: Cambridge University Press. p. 155. OCLC 296420840. Retrieved March 6, 2010. 
  7. ^ Cawley, Charles (16 December 2009), Milan Giovanni Mariadied 1412, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, retrieved February 2010 ,[better source needed]
  8. ^ Campo, Antonio, et al (1642). Historia Delle Vite De' Duchi, Et Duchesse Di Milano: Con i loro veri Ritratti cavati al Naturale. (in Italian). Milano: Ghisolfi. pp. 4–5. OCLC 245786904. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  9. ^ Sabatini, Raphael (1926). Bellarion the fortunate: a romance. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. OCLC 1170948. 
Preceded by
Caterina Visconti
Duchess of Milan
1408–1412
Succeeded by
Beatrice Lascaris di Tenda