Accused of possessing and reading forbidden books and of holding sedition meetings at her house, Eleonora Pimentel was arrested and taken to the Vicaria prison. During her imprisonment, she wrote two poems: “Inno alla Libertà /Hymn to Freedom”, which she later recited at the proclamation of the Neapolitan Republic, and the famous sonnet “Rediviva Poppea, […]

Lady Hamilton, Nelson and Neapolitan Patriots: Eleonora Pimentel Fonseca/IV (part 21)