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1423: Imperatori - first note

March 1425: Birth of Bianca Maria Visconti
May 1425: Parisina killed
June 1425: Trionfo Filippo Visconti
(Michelino Deck ?)

1438: Council in Ferrara
1439: Council in Florence
(real Trionfo - probably no cards)

Burchiello

Autumn 1441 Bianca Maria Visconti in Ferrara
(small Trionfo at her arrival - no cards)

14 Figure, 1.1.1441
(Marriage Trionfo projected ?)

October 1441 Marriage Bianca Maria Visconti
(Cary-Yale ?, Marriage-Trionfo ?)
Marcello is already near to Francesco Sforza

December 1441: Leonello new Signore in Milano
01  1442/1  Ferrara/Sagramoro
(February 1442 / Trionfo projected ?)

02  1442/2  Ferrara/Kids
(small Trionfo for the kids
according to the interests
of their mother (?)

1443 Imperatori - 1st reappearance

1443 Real Trionfo in Naples
Alfonso of Aragon
(no cards known)

Pause (1443 - 1450)

August 1447: Filippo Maria Visconti dies
Decembrio is in Ferrara
1447 Decembrio writes "Vita ..."

  Vita di Filippo Maria Visconti

early 1449: Marcello with Francesco Sforza
in the region of Milan
Scipio Caraffa didn't know Trionfi decks
03  1449/1  Marcello letter
(Nov. 1449)

25.2.1450: Francesco Sforza occupies Milan)
04  1450/1  Ferrara/Sagramoro
16.3.1450 Trionfi cards are paid
25.3.1450 Leonello visits Milan
After 8 years pause suddenly Trionfi decks production in Ferrara

Imperatori - 2nd reappearance

October 1450: Leonello dies
Borso new signore in Ferrara

05  1450/2  Florence
December 1450: Trionfi allowed

06  1450/3  Sforza letter
December 1450: Difficulties to get a Trionfi deck

07  1451/1  Ferrara/Sagramoro
Borso's Trionfo projected ?

08  1452/1  Malatesta/Sforza
The letter signals a Trionfi production in Cremona, perhaps as a preparation for a Trionfo
August 1453: Real Trionfo in Milan

The peace of Lodi is near (9th of April 1454)
Probably Borso prepares
already before some Trionfi decks
09  1454/1  Ferrara/Sagramoro
10  1454/2  Ferrara/Sagramoro
11  1454/3  Ferrara/production
12  1454/4  Ferrara/production
13  1454/5  Ferrara/production

14  1456/1  Ferrara/Trotti
Trotti's comment signals, that now Trionfi is (at least in Ferrara) a well known game.

15  1456/2  Ferrara/Sagramoro
Last Sagramoro document

16  1457/1  Ferrara/70 cards
Very important, proves the 5x14 theory

17  1457/2  Ferrara/Vicenza
18  1458/1  Ferrara/Vicenza
19  1459/1  Ferrara/production

20  1459/2  Bologna
First "real" document outside of the courts)

21  1460/1  Ferrara/Vicenza
22  1460/2  Ferrara/Vicenza
23  1460/3  Ferrara/Vicenza
24  1460/4  Ferrara/Vicenza
25  1460/5  Ferrara/Vicenza
26  1461/1  Ferrara/Vicenza
27  1463/1  Ferrara /Vicenza

1463: The law, which allowed Trionfi in Florence, is repeated

28 Polismagna
relates to the Decembrio Manuscript

Minchiate (since 1466)
Probably the appearance must be interpreted in the way, that experiments are done with the number of trumps. Possibly the begin of the end of the 5x14-structure.

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