Maria dei Conti d'Aquino (fl. 1300s)

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Maria dei Conti d'Aquino (fl. 1300s)

Princess . Name variations: called Fiammetta in the writings of Boccaccio. Illegitimate daughter of Robertthe Good, duke of Anjou, king of Naples (r. 1309–1343).

Said to be an illegitimate daughter of Robert the Good, king of Naples, Princess Maria dei Conti d'Aquino was beloved by Boccaccio and portrayed by him under the name Fiammetta.