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The Sforza — Ippolita Sforza

Ippolita Sforza, Tochter eines Cousins von Isabella von Aragon
Ippolita Sforza, daughter of a cousin of Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan

Born:
in 1481

Deceased:
in 1520 or 1521

Father:

Carlo Sforza († 1483), Count of Magenta, second illegitimate son of Galeazzo Maria Sforza († 1476), Duke of Milan


Mother:

Countess Bianca Simonetta († 1487)


Spouse:

Alessandro Bentivoglio (1476-1532), the third son of the Lord of Bologna, Giovanni II. Bentivoglio († 1508), and his wife Ginevra Sforza († 1507)


Children:
  1. her son Sforza († 1530)
  2. another son (Giovanni ?), who died as a child
  3. her daughter Ginevra, born in 1503, deceased presumably in 1541; in 1524 she was married to Giovanni II. del Carretto (1502-1535), Margrave of Finale and Noli; she had the following children:

    1. Alfonso II. (1525-1583)
    2. Ippolita (1527-1574)
    3. Alessandro (1528-1596)
    4. Fabrizio (1531-1597)
    5. Sforza Andrea (1534-1602)

    as widow Ginevra moved to the convent of her younger sister Alessandra

  4. her daughter Alessandra, born c. 1504; she became nun in the Monastero Maggiore in Alessandria (Benedictine Order) and took the name "Bianca"; in 1522 she became Abbess of this monastery
  5. her daughter Violanta, born c. 1505, deceased in 1550, in 1520 she became married to Gian Paolo Sforza (1497-1535), first Margrave of Caravaggio, a son of Lodovico il Moro Sforza; their children: Lodovica (c. 1521-after 1561) and Muzio I. (c. 1525-1552)
  6. as widow Violanta moved like her elder sister Ginevra and her youngest sister Ippolita to the convent of her sister Alessandra

  7. her daughter Ippolita, born c. 1518/19; she was betrothed or married to Roberto Ambrogio da Sanseverino, but her marriage was never consummated because of the early death of her husband in 1532; after that she moved to the convent of her sister Alessandra and became a nun later in her life; as nun she took the name "Francesca"

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