Gigliola da Carrara

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Gigliola da Carrara (1379–1416) was the Marchioness of Ferrara, daughter of Francesco Novello da Carrara, lord of Padua,[1] son of Francesco I da Carrara and Taddea d'Este.

The 13 years old Marchioness of Ferrara married the Marquis Niccolò III d'Este, son of Alberto V d'Este, in 1394 for 15 years.

She died in the plague[2] leaving no children in 1416. Nicholò then married Parisina Malatesta whom he condemned to death for adultery with Ugo d'Este, and then Ricciarda di Saluzzo, with whom he had his children Ercole I d'Este and Sigismondo d'Este.

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