Alfonso II d'Este, Duke o Ferrara

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Alfonso II d'Este
Duke o Ferrara, Modena, an Reggio
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Alfonso II d'Este bi Girolamo da Carpi.
Full name
Alfonso d'Este
Born 22 November 1533
Ferrara
Dee'd 27 October 1597(1597-10-27) (aged 63)
Ferrara
Noble faimily este
Spoose(s) Lucrezia de' Medici
Barbara o Austrick
Margherita Gonzaga
Faither Duke Ercole II d'Este o Ferrara
Mither Renée o Fraunce
Releegion Roman Catholicism
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Armoiries Este 1727.svg


Alfonso II d'Este, Duke o Ferrara (24 November 1533 – 27 October 1597) wis Duke o Ferrara frae 1559 tae 1597. He wis a member o the Hoose o Este. He haed nae childer an the duchie o Modena, Ferrara an Reggio went tae his second cousin Cesare d'Este.



First mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 3 Julie 1558, Alfonso mairit Lucrezia de' Medici, a daughter o Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany an Eleonora di Toledo. She died twa years afterwards; poisoning has been suspected, although it is now thought that she died o tuberculosis.

Second mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 5 December 1565, Alfonso mairit Airchduchess Barbara o Austrick, eighth daughter o Ferdinand I, Haly Roman Emperor an Anna o Bohemie an Hungary.


Third mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 24 Februar 1579, Alfonso mairit Margherita Gonzaga the eldest daughter o William I, Duke o Mantua an Eleonore o Austrick. Margherita wis the niece o his second wife Barbara.

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