Nestore Martinengo was born into a noble family around 1547 or 1548 in Brescia, which was part of the mainland territories of the Venetian Republic. Nestore followed his father into a military career.
Nestore’s family reflects the religious and political currents that prevailed in late-16th-century Europe. His sister married a colonel in the imperial army, one brother (together with his mother) converted to Calvi…
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“Nestore Martinengo”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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