- an Italian noble family who ruled Urbino from the 13th to the 16th century. Federigo Montefeltro, duke of Urbino (1422–82), was a noted patron of the arts and military leader
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The great Frederick of Urbino was, perhaps, no Montefeltro at all.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
But when he saw the stranger he knew that it was the rich and generous Count of Montefeltro.The Unknown Quantity
Henry van Dyke
That small city was the capital of Montefeltro, although-78- this honour has been claimed for Penna di Billi.
Into this category had fallen part of the original fief of Montefeltro, lying north of the Foglia.
The black eagle of Montefeltro; sometimes it is mounted on a tortoise, alluding to Duke Federigo's cautious policy.