Category Archives: the medici

[Review] Medici: The Magnificent

When Medici: Masters of Florence was shown on Netflix, I fell in love with the series despite all its flaws. It brought to life a family from the Italian Renaissance who I’ve long held a great amount of love for, … Continue reading

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The History of the Medici family – Medieval Courses

Some of you may have noticed me going on and on and on over on social media for the past however many months about my ‘Medici project’. Well, it’s finally here! In conjunction with the wonderful guys over on MedievalCourses, … Continue reading

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Florence Day 1 – Santa Croce & Palazzo Vecchio

We flew out to Pisa on Monday 8 May but after nearly 12 hours travelling, once we reached the apartment that we were staying in for the week, we weren’t really up for going anywhere too much. So a quick … Continue reading

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26 April 1478 – The Pazzi Conspiracy

I must admit, I’m super excited to go to the Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and see where the infamous Pazzi Conspiracy came to pass. Today’s post, as it’s 539 years ago to the day since it happened, is … Continue reading

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[Review] The Black Prince of Florence by Catherine Fletcher

In The Black Prince of Florence, a dramatic tale of assassination, spies and betrayal, the first retelling of Alessandro’s life in two-hundred years opens a window onto the opulent, cut-throat world of Renaissance Italy. When I found a copy of … Continue reading

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