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The true story of a Tuscan romance

Located in the province of Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy, is the town of Cortona, where Giovanni, son of Tommaso, the wealthiest citizen there in 1421, married his daughter Caterina to the lawyer, Mariotto with a dowry of 420 florins. Four years later his other daughter, Isabetta, was married to the merchant Lazzaro, with a dowry of 300 florins.

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