Petrarch was engaged in a Church career and this restricted him from getting married. Even then, he fathered two children from a woman who is unknown to the posterity. He fathered a son named Giovanni in 1337 and a daughter named Francesca in 1343 and he legitimized both of them later. His son died of plague in 1361 and his daughter married Francescuolo da Brossanoin the same year. The couple had a daughter named Eletta. They joined Petrarch in Venice due to ravaging plague across Europe. Petrarch’s daughter Francesca and her family lived with him in Venice for five years (1362-1367). During these days, Petrarch lost his second grandchild Francesco. He moved to a small town called Aqua, near Padua, along with his daughter and spent his remaining life engaging in religious practices.
Children Giovanni (1337–1361) Francesca (born in 1343)
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