Your grace, it was such a sweet pleasure to read my work before such a luminous audience, including Vincenzo Borghini and Simone da Fortuna of the Florentine Academy, the humanist Pier Vettori, philologists Lionardo Salviati and Giovan Battista Deti and others.
Feb 10 1560
Feb 3 1560
When I was 11 my father betrothed me to a boy I didn’t know, Paolo Orsini. We were married just over a year ago now. He lives in Rome & I in Florence.