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Spoliation before industry, ii. 168.

St. Anne*s day at Florence, iL 68.

St. Catherine of Siena, ii. 187.

St. MarVs convent besieged, iv. 207 ;
fired, ir. 211.

Star company (the\ ii. 142.

Stefani's opinion of Guelphs and Ghibel-
lines, L 132.

Story of Henry of Luxembourg's death,
i. 848.

Stratagem of Farinata, i. 151.

Stream of social progress, i. 346.
^troui appointed banker to the Popes, ii.

StroEzi (Carlo) is threatened, ii. 195.

Stroni (Filippo), having married Clarice
de* Medici, joins theCardin&l'at Prato,
iv. 348 ; his prudence, iv. 351 ; his
position as hostage for Clement's good
^th, iv. 420 ; his scheme of escape,
iv. 421 ; released by Clement, once
more joining the Imperialists, iv. 422 ;
at Pistoia, iv. 468 ; outwitted by Ip-
polite, iv. 455.

Subject for a picture, i. 182.

Successful attack on the Cioropi, ii. 231.

Successful raids of the Florentines, iv.

Success of the democracy in the wars, ii.
177 ; their indignation with the Pope,
ii. 156 ; supported by Bernardo Visconti
as Imperial Vicar, iL 156.

Bufferings in Florence, iv. 527.

Supreme power conferred on Chailcs,
Buke of Calabria, L 416.

Suspicions against the Capitano, ii. 247.

Suspicions concerning Barbadori, ii. 245.

Suspicions entertained of Qiangaleazzo
Visconti, iL 301.

Suspicions of C!orso Donati, i. 289.
Suspicious conduct of Cesare Borgia, iv.

Suspicious symptoms of evil, ii. 122.
System of election, iL 8.

Taoitus notices Florence, i. 8 ; (huociar-

dini*s two Histories, ilL 864.
Tarlati's submission to the Common-
wealth, ii. 342 ; Piombino made citisea

of Florence, ii. 343.
Taxation by way of Monte, iL 444.
Tenden^ of Eoman municipal institu-
tions, i. 9.
Ten of War and of Peace named, iL 420 ;

appoint Malatesta general-in-chie^ iu

Terms not favourable to Florence, it.

Terms of peace with Siena, ii. 315.
Terms of peace made by Florentines with

Siena, ib.
Terror of the Florentines of the Pait«

Quelfa, iL 184-5.
The Pope's enmity to King Alfonso, iii.

Theology of St Markka, iv. 355.
Theories of government in Florence, L

Threatening political signs, ii. 271.
Threats of the triumvirate to the Signory,

ii. 253.
Three hopes of Florence, iv. 532.
Tokens of coming trouble to Italy, It.

Torelli seizes Forli, ii. 419.
Tortub of Simondno, ii. 207.
Torture applied to the popular leaders, iL

Tosti (father) of Montecasaino, L 23.
Total failure of the harvest, iL 83.
Towerof San Miniato, iv. 513.
Towers, the special mark of a Dob!e

residence, L 61.
Tranquillity of Italy, ii. 384.
Transteyere and csstle of St. Angelo

submit to Alexander, ii. 862.
Treachery of the olockmaker, ii. 208.
Treachery of the Florentine govemcnn, iL

Treachery of the Guelph captains, iL 180.
Treachery within the walls, iv. 540.
Treason of Malatesta, iv. 548.
Treason of the wealthy dtisens, iv. 545.
T^ty between Pisans and the Prenca

king, ii. 813.
Treaty for the sale of Pisa to the Visooott,

iL 295.
Treaty of peace between the Visconti

and Floi-ence, ii. 100.

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Treaty of peace renewed with Milan, ii.

Treaty of peace with Pisa, ii. 80.

Treaty of Poggibonii, i. 116.

Treaty with Lacca, L 64.

Triangular theory of divine right, i. 10.

Triumph of Pope Julias, ir. 338.

Truce enforced between the Common-
wealth and Gabriello, ii. 314.

Tumult in the Piasza, iv. 195.

**Tamalto dei Ciompi^" beginning of a
new epoch in Florentine history, ii 222,

Tnrkfl land in Italy, iii. 398.

Tuscan Arabs, L 111.

Tuscan league noder the protection of
Pope Innocent III., i. 73; Florence
resumes the aggressive, ib,

Tuscan prelates hold a council, lit. 868 ;
support the state, and appeal to a
council of the church, ib, ; excommuni-
cate the Pope, iiL 869.

Tuscan republics disunited, ii. 271.

Tuscany (Countess of), i. 22 ;

Tuscany never a kingdom, i. 32 ; in-
vaded by papal and Spanish troops,
iv. 336 ; their atrocious cruelty, ib.

Tyranny of Gabriello-Biaria in Pisa, iL

Tyranny of the GHielph Oapitani, iL 183.

Tyranny of the Parte Guellet, Hr.

Tyranny of the populace, ii. 227.

Ubaldini brought to theallegianoe of the
Commonwealth, i. 139 ; aid the Flo-
rentines against the free companies, ii.
106 ; in the Apennines, ii. 160.

Uberti fiunily, their descent, L 59 ;
possessions in Florence and round
Scandicd, ib. ; their influence, i. 60 ;
first civil strife, ib. ; house of the, at
Santa Croce, i. 133 ; resist the orders
ofthePodestil,!. 147.

Ubiquity of Florentine ears and eyes, iL

ITgolino's festival, i. 197-8.

Unanimity of the Florentines, iL 65.

Unconstitutional violence of the govern-
ment, iL 375.

Ungodly alliances of Popes and kings, iv.

Unpopularity of Pope Clement, iv. 417.

Urban Y. proposes a new league^ which
Florence declines, iL 148.

Urbino (duehy of ) annexed to the states
of the church, iv. 879.

Urbino (Frederick of) appobted to the
command, iiL 256 ; takes command of
the Luoohese^ iiL 84 ; ii defeated, iii.

37 ; engages the enemy near Imola,
iiL 257 ; blames Duke Galeazzo, ib,

Urbino's (Duke of) crime, iv. 865 ; its
punishment, iv. 367.

Uzzino (Niccold da), the foremost man in
Florence, iL 412 ; urges the exdusiou
of Uiovanni de' Medid, ib. ; dtlsens
elect him notwithstanding, ii. 414.

Vacillation of the Signoiy, ii. 228.

Vain appeals of the Signory to the Gon-
falonieri of the guilds, ii. 212.

Vain concessions of the nobles, L 83.

Valdambra, i. 79.

Val d'Blsa, i. 66 ; described, i. 68.

Val Ui Cbianti, L 68.

Valori (Francesco), an advocate for non-
resistance, ir. 203 ; slain in a riot, iv.

Vatican (the) sacked, and St Peter^s
robbed, iv. 415.

Venetian ambassador's suspicions, iv.
387 ; testifies to the courage and firm-
ness of the Florentines, iv. 518; army
crosses the Po, iii. 254; rewarded by
the city, iiL 259; constitution, iv,

Venetians ally themselves with Visconti^
ii. 263; infiituation, ii. 271; make
war on Lombardy, iii. 40 ; naval fights
with the Genoese, iiL 44 ; under Sao*
severino over-run Ferrara, iii. 405;
Florentines in league with the King of
Naples, ib. ; Citti di Castello restored
to Vitelli, iii. 406 ; success in Ferrara,
iii. 409; again defeated, iii. 411; their
efforts to retrieve themselves, ib, ; ex-
communicated, iiL 412; negotiations
for peace, ib. ; superiority in the
coundl, ib. ; isolate themselves from
Italian affairs, iv. 41; inspire other
Italian powers with jealous fears, iv.
248 ; in the Casentino, iv. 259 ; enter
the Casentino negotiations, iv. 263;
peace, iv. 264; defeated at Ghiara-
dadda, ir. 324; recover Brescia, iv.
331; stand aloof from Florence, iv.

Venice joins the league against the Scala,
iL 23 ; makes peace on her own terms,
ii. 27; forms a league with the Flo-
rentines, iL 450; tide of fortune
changes, ii. 454 ; Brescia fifills, ii. 456 ;
Carmignuola appointed general-in-chie^
t5. ; peace, t6. ; detected intriguing for
the possession of Cremona, iiL 160;
determines on war with Sforza and
Florence, iii. 182; sends an embassy
to Florence, iii. 183.

Verruoola (Marchese), his wife and son

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murdered by Karaooio, ii. 895; his
daughter Spinetta abdocied, ib.; re-
Htored to ber possessions by the Signory,
ii. 397.

Yicissitades of Lucca, ii. 9.

Vigilance of the Siguory, ii. 268

^* Villani'* and «*grandi," iiL 74.

Yillani*8 history of Florence, i. 17; ac-
count of Matilda, L 21; estimate of
Castrucdo, ii. 2 ; his own era, ii. 79 ;
account of the plague, iL 87, 88 ; his
death by plague, ii. 141.

Yiscontado of Yaldambra, i. 80 ; its con-
stitution, i. 81; remarks thereon, i.

Yisconti (Matteo) head of the Ghibellines,
i. 889; fixes on Gastruccio to check
the Florentines, L 885 ; Philip of Ya-
lois arrires in Italy, i 386 ; makes
peace with Yisconti, L 387; sacoours
Castruccio, i. 389; his death, i. 893.

Yisconti (the) of Milan acquire alarming
power, ii. 261 ; their unscrupulous am-
bition, ib. ; hypocrisy, ib, ; send ambas-
sadors to Florence, ii. 265 ; pretend to
arm against the free lances, ib, ; in-
trigue against Florence, ii. 267 ; their
troops ravage Bologna, ii. 273; war
declared, ii. 274 ; peace concluded, in
which it is stipulated that Yisconti
shall not meddle with Tuscany, ii
280 ; induce the Marchese di Ferrara
to become an ally, u. 802 ; his prepa-
ration for war, ib, ; sends ambassadors
to Florence, ib. ; marches his army
over the Apennines, t^. ; is defeated at
Brescia, t^. ; disgust of the Floren-
tines, ib.

Yisconti (Giangaleazzo) in Padua, ii. 306 ;
flies from the plague, ib. ; is attacked
by it^ and death, ib. ; his sons, ii.

Yisconti (Gabriello-Maria) in Pisa, ii.
810; robs Bartolommeo di Scomo^ ii.
311; asks for French protection, iL
313; granted by Mar^chal de Buci-
cault, ib. ; offers to sell Pisa, iL 324 ;
is betrayed by Bomigi Giacci, his con-
fidant, A. ; Pisa rcToltB, ib. ; calls on
Bucicault for assistance, iL 325.

Yisconti (Pilippo-Maria*s) increased wealth
and power, ii. 402 ; his object in seek-
ing a treaty of peace from Florence,
6. ; seizes Genoa, ii. 407 ; his de-
ngns become clear to the Florentines,
IL 416; seizes Forli, iL 419; his pre-
text, ii. 421-2 ; ^bassy sent to re-
monstrate, ii. 420; pretended respect
for the Signory, ii. 422 ; a second em-
bassy sent Yisconti refuses to see, ii.
424 ; sends commissioners to meet them,

ib. ; progress of his arms, iL 426 ;
victory of Zagonara, ii. 431 ; proposes
peace, ii. 401 ; why ! ii. 402 ; treaty
accepted, by which Yisconti was in no
way to meddle in affaire south of the
river Magra,' ii. 403 ; sends envoys to
Forli, iL 419; sues for peace, iL 456;
makes peace with no intention of
keeping the laws, ib. ; war again com-
menced, ii. 458; battle of Cremona,
ii. 460; listens to Alblssi, iiL 109;
his efforts to recover Genoa, iii.
110; withdraws to Pisa, ravaging the
territory of Florence, ib, ; mediation
of the Pope, iii. Ill ; fidlure of his
efforts, ib, ; Piocinino and the Milanese
routed by Sforza at Barga, HL 112 ;
bargain between Sforza and the Doke,
ib, ; renewal of the war, iiL 121 ;
Sfona becomes general of the league
against Milan, ib. ; desires peace, iiL
130 ; foments hostilities against Sforza,
iiL 157; Yenioe and Florence support
him, iii. 158 ; his army defeated, ib. ;
appeals to Sforza, ib.; his death re-
ported, iii. 160 ; visits Milan, iiL 806 ;
emulation between him and the Duke
Galeazzo, ib. ; death, iii. 815.

Yitelli*8 tactics, iv. 257; his great soc-
cesses round Pisa, iv. 259 ; Florentine
suspicions, ir. 268; his arrest and
execution, iv. 269.

Yitelli (Yitellozzo) harasses Florence in
revenge for his brother's death, iv.

Yolterra remonstrates against the Catasta,
iii. 10 ; deputation imprisoned, ib. ;
revolts, iii. 11 ; troops engaged to re-
duce it, iii. 18 ; Yolterran nobles slay
the leader and deliver up the city,
ib. ; punishment, iii. 14 ; revolta, a^
murders the Commissary, iiL 296;
surrenders, iiL 299; the little town
pillaged, ib.

Walls of Florence enlarged, L 200.
Walter de Brienne, Duke of Athens, iL

35; his humility, ii. 36; severity, ib. ;

inclines to the populace, iL 37 ; adann

of the Signory, ii. 41 ; de Brienne

chosen for life^ ib. ; his proceedings, iL

Waning prosperity of Florence, iii. 458.
Want of patriotism in Florence, i. 845.
War against the Papacy, ii. 185.
War between Florence and Yenioe^ iii.

War between Orvieto and Yiterbo, L 139;

the former assisted by Florence, ib.
War between Pisans and Florentines, L


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War between Pisa and Lneca, i. 46.

War between the Commonwealth and
Archbishop Visoonti, ii. 99.

War commenced against the Delia Scala,
ii. 26 ; its progress, ib.

War in Florence, ii. 289.

War in the Romagoa, iii 77 ; battle near
Imola, ib. ; army of the league routed
by Visoontrs troops and Piccinino, ib.

War on the Kiviera of Genoa, ii. 445.

War threatened again in Florence, ii.

War with Pisa, iL 81.

War with Pistoia, i. 112.

War with Semifonte, i. 76.

War with the robber nobles of the Apen-
nines, ii. 92.

Wariness of Appiano, ii. 292.
WassailinK Bight (the), ir. 96.
Woftlth of Florence, ii. 166.
Wemer*s free company, ii. 103.
White Companies (the), ii. 297.
Whom Qod would destroy he makes mad,

ii. 13.
Will of Joanna of Naples, ir. 11.
Woollen mannfactnre of Florence, ii.


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Zato Passatakti, ii. 135*



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