Campaign of the Month: August 2011
Le Ballet de l'Acier
Gonzalo Andrés Domingo Fernández de Córdoba, principe di Maratea
General and governor of the Duchy of Milan
Captaincy – Master
Strategy – Master
Córdoba (b. 1585) is King Phillip’s man in Milan, the governor of the dukeless duchy. Córdoba is a tough veteran soldier, most recently commanding the tercios in the Palatinate. Now he serves as the duke of Alba’s right-hand in dealing with the French and Grisons in the Valtelllines.
Córdoba was recently named prince of Maratea, a tiny fief in southern Italy, and commander of its famous Castello.