Sentence Examples

  • PIO DI SAVOIA, an ancient noble Italian family, first mentioned by good authorities in the 14th century.
  • Alberto Pio obtained from the house of Savoy in 1450 the privilege of adding "di Savoia" to his name as a reward for his military services.
  • Another Alberto Pio (1475-1531), who was French ambassador in Rome, won fame as a man of learning, and Cardinal Rodolfo Pio (1516-1564) was a trusted adviser to Pius III.
  • Ascanio Pio (d.
  • Campori Memorie storiche di Marco Pio di Savoia (Modena, 1876); A.

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