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This brilliant and convincing picture of the local patriciate is completed by the examination of its interaction with Florentine policy towards Pistoia.
The patterns of spouse selection of these multi-generational family lines resemble those of the Venetian patriciate more than of any, let alone all, of the three strata of Molho's ruling class.