Clarice de' Medici

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Clarissa de' Medici
Clarice de' medici, xvi century painting.jpg
Portrait of Clarice de' Medici
Spouse(s) Filippo Strozzi the Younger
Piero Strozzi
Roberto Strozzi
Maria Strozzi
Leone Strozzi
Giulio Strozzi
Vincenzo Strozzi
Alessandro Strozzi
Luigia Strozzi
Cardinal Lorenzo Strozzi
Full name
Clarissa de' Medici
Noble family Medici
Father Piero the Unfortunate
Mother Alfonsina Orsini
Born 1493
Florence, Republic of Florence
Died 1528
Florence, Republic of Florence

Clarice de' Medici (1493–1528)[1] was the daughter of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici and Alfonsina Orsini.

Born in Florence, she was the granddaughter of Lorenzo de' Medici, niece of Pope Leo X and sister to Lorenzo II de' Medici. After her brother's premature death in 1519, she educated his daughter Catherine, the future Queen of France.

In 1508 she married Filippo Strozzi the Younger and moved to Rome. Filippo and Clarice had ten children:



  1. ^ Tomas 2003, p. 7.


  • Tomas, Natalie R. (2003). The Medici Women: Gender and Power in Renaissance Florence. Aldershot: Ashgate. ISBN 0754607771.