Blocked off window

A blocked off window on a street of Florence might not mean much to the visitor walking by. However, the window represents conspiracy and revenge against a member of the Medici family dating back to the 16th century.

When Pandolfo Pucci were a wealthy and prestiges family in Florence. When Pucci was removed from court of Cosimo III, Pucci paid two assassins to kill Cosimo on his way to mass one day. Pucci efforts were unsuccessful and as a consequence Pucci and the two assassins were executed. And, as a reminder and warning, Cosimo ordered for the window to be blocked off so people would not dare go against the Medici family again.

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