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The House of Bavaria — Violante Beatrice of Bavaria

Violante Beatrix von Bayern
Violante Beatrice of Bavaria, the wife of Ferdinand de' Medici

"She was universally beloved; possessing considerable talents she was a zealous patroness of literature and of genius in every form, her sympathy for the poor and oppressed was continually manifested, cheerfulness followed wherever she appeared, and we are told, 'she was equally liked by the learned, the friendless, and the gay.'" (in: G.F. Young: The Medici. Vol. 2. London 1930, pp. 487-488)