Thus he granted the Malatesta brothers the investiture of Rimini, Pesaro, Fano and Fossombrone, and they arranged a division of the state.
Dying in 1385 at the age of eighty, he left two sons - Carlo, who became lord of Rimini, and Pandolfo, who had Fano for his share.
As he left no issue, his inheritance was added to that of his brother Pandolfo, and Fano was once more united to Rimini.
A shameless rake and a man of uncontrollable temper, his massacre of the people of Perugia after a rebellion in 1540 and the unspeakable outrage he committed on the bishop of Fano are typical of his character.
Is Nordby on the island of Fano, the northernmost of the North Frisian chain.