Ermes di Colorêt
Ermes was born in Colloredo di Monte Albano, Friaul. During the Thirty Years' War, he served as an imperial official. He was educated at Medici's court in Florence as pageant of Greatduke Ferdinando II de' Medici, and served in the service of Emperor Ferdinand III of Hapsburg during the Thirty Years Waras a Cuirassiers' Officier, at the orders of his uncle, Field Marschall Rudolf von Colloredo Mels und Wallsee, Governor of Prague, of the Republic of Venice as a Cavalry Colonel and Leopold I of Habsburg. In the latter part of his life Ermes returned to his homeland to focus on writing poetry, most of which centers on the theme of love.
Ermes died in Gurizzo, Codroipo.