Bartolomeo Panchatiki was a writer and diplomat. His fate is full of unexpected turns and bright events. In the forties of the XVI century he was in France. There he was tempted by heretical ideas and became a Protestant. After that, he was recalled to his homeland and secretly brought to trial by the Inquisition.
The former envoy was threatened with the death penalty, and only the intervention of Cosimo de ‘Medici saved him. The execution was replaced by public repentance, which was subjected not only to Bartolomeo Panchatiki himself, but also to his wife Lucrezia. Duke Cosimo highly appreciated the