In 1626 he bought from his father the fiefs of Serracapriola, Chieuti and San Paolo di Civitate, becoming Count of San Paolo. He married Laura Crispiano, of the family of the Marchesi of Fusara, with whom he had six children; one, Vincenzo was later sovereign Duke of Guastalla.
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