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Pictures of Castello Estense Ferrara Italy -

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Pictures of the Castello Estense, Este Castle, Ferrara, Italy. The Este family were a powerful medieval Italian dynasty that were the medieval lords of Ferrara.

The Castello Estense was not built just to protect the Este Lords from the attack of other medieval Lords but also from their own people. In 1385, when the Marquis of Ferrara was Nicolo II d’Este, the people of Ferrara were oppressed by taxes and a series of devastating floods. They blamed their ruin on the high...
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