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Ghino di Tacco: robbery, assault and forgiveness

Ghinotto di Tacco, called Ghino, was an outlaw and a popular and pre-romantic hero in thirteenth century Italy. A sort of Robin Hood ante litteram because, from the hill of Radicofani, robbed the rich travellers on the Via Francigena, an important route for pilgrims travelling from North Europe to Rome, which here followed the ancient Via Cassia. 

Protected by the his impenetrable fortress and acquired a legendary aura as a fierce and undefeated fighter after a blitz in Rome to get revenge on a judge, Benincasa da Laterina, who had his father executed, Ghino di Tacco continues undisturbed the brigandage activity until the abduction of the Abbot of Cluny.
He, while travelling back from Rome after givingPope Boniface VIII the money coming from the taxes exacted by the French Church, decided to take a cure for his liver and stomach (which were suffering from the Roman banquets) at the thermal spa of San Casciano Bagni.

Ghino, knowing of the abbot’s coming, prepared an ambush and kidnapped him, without harming him in any way. Ghino locked the abbot in his tower in the fortress of Radicofani, giving him only bread and dried beans to eat and Vernaccia di San Gimignano to drink. This dietary regimen “miraculously” cured the abbot’s stomach pains, and he convinced the Pope to grant a pardon to Ghino di Tacco for the assassination of Benincasa.