Who dated Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua?

Camilla Faà dated Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua from ? to ?

Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua

Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua

Ferdinand I Gonzaga (26 April 1587 – 29 October 1626) was Duke of Mantua and Duke of Montferrat from 1612 until his death.

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Camilla Faà

Camilla Faà

Camilla Faà di Bruno, also da Casale, also Camilla Faà Gonzaga (c. 1599 – 14 July 1662) was an Italian noble who was married secretly, briefly and morganatically to Ferdinando the Gonzaga Duke of Mantua and Duke of Montferrat. Repudiated by her husband she became a nun and the sixteen page memoir which she wrote in 1622 at the behest of her Mother Superior has been described as the first prose autobiography written by an Italian woman. Her story was the subject of Paolo Giacometti’s historical drama Camilla Faa da Casale, first performed at the Teatro Nuovo, Florence on 29 October 1846.

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