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Pescara, Francesco Ferdinando d'Avalos, marchese di, 1530-1571


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    • Pescara, Francesco Ferdinando Avalos, marchese di, 1530-1571
    • Avalos, Francesco Ferdinando, marchese di Pescara, 1530-1571
    • D'Avalos, Francesco Ferdinando, marchese di Pescara, 1530-1571
    • Avalos, Francisco Fernando de, 1531-1571
    • De Avalos, Francisco Fernando, 1531-1571
    • D'Ávalos, Francesco Ferdinando, 1531-1571
    • Avalos, Francesco Ferdinando d', 1531-1571
    • Pescara, Francesco Ferdinando d'Ávalos d'Aquino, marchese di, 1531-1571
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1530
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1571-07-31
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Ischia (Italy)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Palermo (Italy)
    • Gender

        male
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    • Pescara, Francesco Ferdinando Avalos, marchese di, 1530-1571
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    • found: Betti, F. Lettera di Francesco Betti gentilhuomo Romano. All'illustris. & eccellentiss. S. Marchese di Pescara, 1589.
    • found: Dizionario biografico degli Italiani, 1960-1983(Avalos, Francesco Ferdinando, Marchese di Pescara, b. 1530, d. 1571; u. Betti, Francesco, 1521-1590 = secretario di Francesco Ferdinando d'Avalos, Marchese di Pescara)
    • found: King of Spain Phillip II letter to Francisco Fernando de Avalos, 1556(Handwritten letter in Spanish addressed to Francisco Fernando de Avalos and dated 18 August 1556. Philip directs Avalos to send 1500 troops to the Duke of Alba serving in Italy)
    • found: ancestry.com, 28 September 2016(Francisco Fernando de Avalos; Fernando Francesco d'Avalos; Francesco Ferdinando d' Avalos; born 1531 in Ischia, Italy; died 31 July 1571 in Palermo, Italy; son of Alfonso d' Avalos (1502-1546) and Maria d' Aragon (1503-1568); married Elisabeth\Isabella Gonzaga (1537-1579) in 1556; father of Alfonso Félix De Avalos (1564-1593))
    • found: Wikipedia, Italian, 30 September 2016(Francesco Ferdinando d'Ávalos; Francesco Ferdinando d'Ávalos d'Aquino (Ischia, 1530--Palermo, 31 July 1571), the second Prince of Francavilla, the third Marquis of Vasto, fourth Marquis of Pescara, Count of Monteodorisio, Grandee of Spain and Knight of the Order the Golden Fleece, was a member of the Italian-Spanish family d'Avalos; was governor of the Duchy of Milan and then viceroy of Sicily (not to be confused with the namesake uncle Fernando d'Avalos).
    • found: Wikipedia, 30 September 2016(Francesco Ferdinando d'Ávalos; Francesco Ferdinando d'Ávalos d'Aquino, VII marquis of Pescara and III marquis of Vasto (c. 1530-Palermo, 1571), was commander in chief of the Spanish army in Lombardy and Piedmont, governor of the State of Milan (1560-1563) and viceroy of Sicily (1568-1571); Francesco Ferdinando was the son of Alfonso d'Avalos, VI marquis of Pescara and II of Vasto; still a child, he was named in 1536 Gran Camerlengo of the Kingdom of Naples; at the head of the Spanish army in Lombardy and Piedmont since December 1555, he achieved an advantagious truce with France in March 1556, concluding the successful campaign started by the Duke of Alba; he was then Governor of the Duchy of Milan (1560-1563) and viceroy of Sicily (1568-1571), where he diminished the power of the local barons and the Deputation; he also became a Knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece; in 1552 he married Isabella Gonzaga, daughter of Federico II Gonzaga)
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    • 1993-03-04: new
    • 2016-10-04: revised
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