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Urbino


Overview.

In 1213, the House of Montefeltro received the title of Count of Urbino.

In 1625, Urbino was annexed to the Papal States.


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Geographical names.

Arce (in Frosinone, Lazio, Italy).
Durante / Casteldurante (in Urbania, Pesaro e Urbino, Marche, Italy).
Montefeltro (in Pesaro e Urbino, Marche, and in Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy).
Sora (in Frosinone, Lazio, Italy).
Urbino (in Pesaro e Urbino, Marche, Italy).






Christian (First) names.

Anthony / Antony -> Antonio; Antonius.
Caesar -> Cesare.
Charles -> Carlo; Carolus.
Frederick -> Federico; Fridericus.
Guy -> Guido.
John -> Giovanni; Johannes.
Laurence / Lawrence -> Lorenzo; Laurentius.
Louis -> Luigi; Lodovico; Ludovicus.
Odo / Oddo -> Otto / Otho;
Peter -> Pietro, Petrus.
Thaddeus -> Taddeo.





--- 1213-1426

Count of Montefeltro, Urbino;

@ Samples [Auxiliary]:

(July 1253) [1: tomo II; p.VII; Doc. # VI]
< Thaddeus, son of Count Montefeltrino of Urbino >
Ego Dominus Thadeus filius quondam Domini Montisfeltrani,
Comes Montis Feretri et Urbini





--- 1426-1443

Count of Montefeltro, Urbino, Durante;

@ Added:

- Durante
The Pope invested Count Guy-Anthony of Urbino with Castel Durante (1426).

@ Samples:

(Apr 1440) [1: tomo II; p.LXXXV-LXXXVI; Doc. # XXVIII]
< Guy-Anthony of Montefeltro (+1443), Count of Urbino 1404 >
Guidus Antonius Montis Feretri, Urbini et Durantes Comes





--- 1443-1444

Duke of Urbino;
Count of Montefeltro, Durante;

@ Replaced:

- [1443] Urbino (County) with Urbino (Duchy)
The Pope gave Count Oddo-Anthony the title of Duke of Urbino (1443).

@ Samples:

(Nov 1443) [5: tomo I; p.159]
< Oddo-Anthony (+1444), Count (Duke 1443) of Urbino 1443 >
Odd' Antonius Dux Urbini, ac
Montis Feretri, & Durantis Comes &c.

(Jan 1444) [9: tomus II (1760); p.205; Doc.# D]
Oddantonius Dux Urbini ac
Montisferetri & Durantis Comes &c.






--- 1444-1474

Count of Montefeltro, Urbino, Durante;

@ Replaced:

- [1444] Urbino (Duchy) with Urbino (County)

@ Samples:

(Feb 1452) [11: volume 2 (1993); p.605-606; Doc.# 1162]
< Frederick III (+1482), Count (Duke 1474) of Urbino 1444 >
Federicus Montisferetri, Urbini Durantisque comes et
serenissimi regis Aragonum capitaneus et cetera

(Oct 1458) [1: tomo II; p.LXXVI; Doc. # XXXIII]
Federicus Montis Feretri, Urbini, Durantisque Comes,
Regius Capitaneus Generalis

(Feb 1459) [11: volume 2 (1993); p.690-691; Doc.# 1282]
Federicus Montisferetri, Urbini Durantisque comes nec non
regius Sicilie capitaneus et cetera

(Apr 1463) [1: tomo II; p.LXXXVII; Doc. # XL]
Federicus Montis Feretri, Urbini et Durantis Comes,
serenissimi Regis Siciliae Capitaneus Generalis

(June 1468) [4: tomo I; p.214; Doc.# LXXXVII]
Federicus Montis feretri, Urbini et Durantis Comes,
Serme. Lege Capitaneus generalis etc.






--- 1474-1502

Duke of Urbino;
Count of Montefeltro, Durante;

@ Replaced:

- [1474] Urbino (County) with Urbino (Duchy)
The Pope gave Count Frederick III the title of Duke of Urbino (1474).

@ Samples:

(July 1480) [10: p.256-257; Doc.# 160]
< Frederick (+1482), Duke of Urbino 1444 >
Federicus Dux Urbini,
Montisferetri ac Durantis comes et
Regius Capitaneus generalis ac
Sancte Romane Ecclesie Gonfalonerius






--- 1502-1502

Duke of Romagna, Urbino, Valentinois;
Prince of Adria;
Lord of Piombino;

@ Replaced:

- [1502] Montefeltro, Durante with Romagna, Valentinois, Adria, Piombino
Caesar Borgia, Duke of Valentinois and Romagna, became Duke of Urbino (1502).

@ Samples:

(July 1502) [2: volume II; p.522; Doc.# 14] [13: p.535; Doc.# 62]
< Caesar Borgia (+1507), Duke of Valentinois 1498, of Romagna [1501-1503], of Urbino [1502-1502]; Prince of Adria; Lord of Piombino [1501-1503] >
Caesar Borgia de Francia, Dei gratia Dux Romandiole, Urbinique et Valentie,
Princeps Hadrie,
Dominus Plumbini etc., ac
S. R. E. Confalonerius Generalis






--- 1502-1508

Duke of Urbino;
Count of Montefeltro, Durante;

@ Replaced:

- [1502] Romagna, Valentinois, Adria, Piombino with Montefeltro, Durante
Duke Guy-Ubaldo I take back the Duchy of Urbino.

@ Samples:

(Dec 1507) [12: Nuova serie A; Anno LXXXIV (2017); N.68, 3-4; p.298; Doc.# IV]
< Guy-Ubaldo I (+1508), Duke of Urbino [1482-1502; 1503-1508] >
Nos Guidus Ubaldus Urbini Dux,
Montis Feretri ac Durantis Comes,
Sancteque Romane Ecclesie Capiteneus Generalis






--- 1508-1513

Duke of Urbino, Sora, Arce;
Count of Montefeltro, Durante;
Lord of Senigallia;

@ Added:

- [1508] Sora, Arce, Senigallia
Francis-Maria of Rovere, Duke of Sora and Lord of Senigallia, succeeded his uncle Guy-Ubaldo I in Urbino (1508).






--- 1513-1516

Duke of Urbino, Sora, Arce;
Count of Montefeltro, Durante;
Lord of Senigallia, Pesaro;

@ Added:

- [1513] Pesaro
Duke Francis-Maria I of Urbino became Lord of Pesaro (1513).

@ Samples:

(Sep 1513) [6: p.24]
< Francis-Maria I (+1538), Duke of Urbino >
Franciscus Maria Feltrius de Ruvere Urbini, Sorae, Arcisque Dux,
Montisferetrii, Durantis et Senegalliae Comes,
Pisauri dominus,
Almae Urbis praefectus ac
Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae capitaneus generalis






--- 1516-1519

Duke of Urbino;
Lord of Senigallia, Pesaro;

@ Removed:

- [1516] Sora, Arce, Montefeltro, Durante
Pope Leo X gave the Duchy of Urbino to Laurence Medici (1516).

@ Samples:

(Aug 1518) [8: parte II; p.119]
< Laurence Medici (+1519), Duke of Urbino 1516; ruler of Florence 1516 >
Laurentius Medices Dux Urbini,
Pisauri & Senegalliae Dominus,
Fani generalis Gubernator,
Almae Urbis Praefectus & Excelsae Reip. Florent. Armorum Generalis Capitaneus






--- 1516-1538






--- 1538-1625

Duke of Urbino;
Lord of Senigallia, Pesaro;
Count of Montefeltro, Durante;

@ Removed:

- Sora, Arce
The Duchy of Sora passed to Julius, the second son of of Duke Francis-Maria I of Urbino.
Note. In 1579, Pope Gregory XIII bought the Duchy of Sora, and gave it to his illegitimate son Jacob Boncompagni.

@ Samples:

(June 1569) [3: p.36] < for Pesaro >
< Guy-Ubaldo II (+1574), Duke of Urbino 1538 >
Guid' Ubaldo secondo Feltrio della Rovere Duca quarto d'Urbino,
Signore di Pesaro et Senigaglia,
di Monte Feltrio, Castel Durante Conte, et
Prefetto di Roma

(July 1580) [15: volume I (1888-1889); p.216]
< Francis-Maria II (+1631), Duke of Urbino >
Francesco Maria Feltrio della Rovere II., duca VI d'Urbino,
Signor di Pesaro et di Senigaglia,
conte di Montefeltro e di Durante,
Prefetto di Roma