Teresa Casati Confalonieri
Milan 1787-Buccinigo 1830. Sister of Gabrio Casati and wife of Federico Confalonieri, lady-in-waiting to the Vicereine of Italy Augusta of Bavaria (daughter of Maximilian IV of Austria). She worked hard for her husband, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Spielberg, even planning an ultimately unsuccessful escape. Inspired Ermengarde in Manzoni’s Adelchi.
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