Francesca is an Italian female given name , derived from the Latin male name Franciscus meaning 'the Frenchman'  It is widely used in most Romance languages , including Italian , French and Catalan , and place of origin is Italy , it is derived from the same source as the female name Frances , and the male names Francesc , Francesco and Francis. She was a historical contemporary of Dante Alighieri , who portrayed her as a character in the Divine Comedy. Daughter of Guido I da Polenta of Ravenna, Francesca was wedded in or around to the brave, yet crippled Giovanni Malatesta , son of Malatesta da Verucchio , lord of Rimini; the marriage was a political one. While in Rimini, she fell in love with Paolo. Though Paolo, was married, they managed to carry on an affair for some ten years, until Giovanni surprised them in Francesca's bedroom some time between and , killing them both.
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By Joanna Crawley For Mailonline. They've been working hard since leaving the Love Island villa three months ago. The stars of the ITV1 show, who have joined forces with Yewande Biala and Joanna Chimonides for the collection, showed off their individual styles as they arrived at the star-studded bash held at London 's Libertine. Anna flaunted her tanned curves in a daring nude dress with a racy low neckline and cut-out detail on the waist showing off her figure.
Sign in. Title: The French Governess Italian Gothic horror that tells the tale of a man who stops at a remote castle hoping to get medical help for an injured woman, only to find the inhabitants mirror the darker sides of the woman and himself. Gynecologist Richard Moureau and his wife Pauline are so busy having sex with numerous partners that they fail to see their daughter Jasmine is having trouble with her boyfriend Markos.
Bloomsbury Publishing Empik. Francesca Granata. Shortlisted for the Millia Davenport Publication Award Experimental Fashion traces the proliferation of the grotesque and carnivalesque within contemporary fashion and the close relation between fashion and performance art, from Lady Gaga's raw meat dress to Leigh Bowery's performance style.