Niccolò II d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara
|Niccolò II d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara|
|Died||March 26, 1388(aged 49–50)|
|Occupation||Lord of Ferrara, Modena and Parma|
|Known for||Commissioned Castello Estense|
He was the son of Obizzo III, who had ruled in Ferrara from 1317 to 1352. After inheriting his lands from Aldobrandino III, he allied with Padua, Verona and Mantua against Bernabò Visconti and, after a meeting at Viterbo, he managed to obtain also the support of Pope Urban V (1367).
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- Pigna, G.B. (1570). Historia dei Principi d'Este. Ferrara.
- Antonio Menniti Ippolito, Este, Niccolò II d’, in Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, XLIII, Roma 1993, pp. 393–396
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