In Lauretta’s fourth tale (IV, 3), Restagnone is a nobleman by birth, but his family has fallen into poverty. He plans to enrich himself and run away with his lover, Ninetta, recruiting Folco and Ughetto to join them. In Crete, he falls in love with someone new, inciting Ninetta’s extreme wrath, and he dies at her jealous hands, yet another victim of unlucky love.
Restagnone Character Timeline in The Decameron
The timeline below shows where the character Restagnone appears in The Decameron. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Day 4: Third Tale
...and their younger sister is named Bertella. Ninetta loves a poor but noble-born man named Restagnone, and they’ve been carrying on an affair for a while. Meanwhile, two wealthy young men,... (full context)