Duchesses of Ferrara
Eleanor of Naples (June 22, 1450 – October 11, 1493) was, by marriage, the first Duchess of Ferrara. Daughter of King Ferdinand I of Naples and Isabella of Taranto, she was firstly consort of Massimiliano Sforza, Duke of Bari. On July 3, 1473, she married Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara. In her journey to Ferrara she was accompanied by a group made up of some of the most important names in the Estense court.