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... CHAPTER IX The conspiracy of Caesar's captains--Machiavelli and
Valentino-- Vacillation of the conspirators--They offer to return
to Caesar --They again take heart--A reconciliation is
effected--Caesar separates the conspirators--He enters into an
alliance with Bentivoglio--The rebels return to Caesar--Paolo
Orsini takes possession of Urbino in Caesar's name--Execution of
Don Remiro de Lorca--Caesar goes to Sinigaglia and meets his
commanders -- The trap at Sinigaglia -- Fate of the rebels --Caesar
informs the Italian princes of his act--The Orsini and their
adherents in Rome are seized--Cardinal Orsini's palace is
plundered--Fermo and Perugia surrender to Valentino --He puts Paolo
and Francesco Orsini to death--Cardinal Orsini dies in prison .
-Caesar demands that the Sienese expel Pandolfo Petrucci--He
ravages the country about Siena-- Activity of the Orsini in the
neighbourhood of Rome--Caesar returns to Rome--He lays siege to
Ceri--Contemporary opinions of the Pope and Caesar--Gonsalvo de
Cordova in Naples--The Pope and Caesar are stricken by the plague--
Death of Alexander VI.--Rumours of poison--Caesar recovers --He
takes possession of the dead Pope's property. Caesar's preparations
for attacking Milan were the signal for the final rupture with his
captains, who met at Todi, where they had concentrated their
troops. Here they entered into a formal agreement to refuse to obey
any of Caesar's orders directed against their ally Giovanni
Bentivoglio. The first meeting was held about the end of September,
and a second one took place a little later at Magione, near
Perugia. Those present were Ermes and Annibale Bentivoglio,
Cardinal Orsini, Conspiracy of Caesar's Captains 207 the Duke of
Gravina, two other members of the Orsini family, Guido Petrucci
(who also r...
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