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The Sforza — Lucrezia Crivelli, the second wife of Lodovico il Moro Sforza (clandestine marriage)

Lucrezia Crivelli
Lucrezia Crivelli, c. 1496

This portrait of her was made by Leonardo da Vinci.


Born:
c. 1480

Deceased:
after 1501, probably in the 20s of the 16th century

Father:

probably Biagino Crivelli, Captain of the crossbowmen of Lodovico Maria il Moro Sforza


Mother:

unknown


Spouse:

Lodovico Maria il Moro Sforza (or Ludovico Maria il Moro Sforza) (1451-1508), Duke of Bari 1479-1494, Duke of Milan 1494-1499/1500; clandestine marriage in 1497 or 1498


Children:
  1. her daughter Bona, born in 1496, deceased c. 1555; Bona married Giovan Pietro Carminati Bergamini († after 1536), third Count of San Giovanni in Croce, who was a son of Cecilia Gallerani († after 1535) and Lodovico Bergamini, second Count of San Giovanni in Croce – no children
  2. her son Gian Paolo (1497-1535); in 1532 Gian Paolo was promoted by his half-brother, the Milanese Duke Francesco II. Maria Sforza († 1535), to become Margrave of Caravaggio and Count of Galliate; since 1520 he was married to Violanta Bentivoglio († c. 1550), a daughter of Alessandro Bentivoglio and Ippolita Sforza – they had a daughter Lodovica and a son Muzio I. († 1552); the decendants of the latter died out in 1697 with the death of Margrave Francesco III.
  3. her daughter Isabella, born in 1500; she married Francesco Carminati Bergamini († after 1519), the second son of Cecilia Gallerani and Lodovico Carminati Bergamini

More Images:
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