Lando describes the Parliament as 'republica altretanto mal pratica, quanto molto pretendente.'
The story has been used by Lando, in his Varii Componimenti, 1552, 8vo.
Whether these plans were accepted or not, I cannot tell—probably not—for in the following March, Lando fell ill and died.
Still his authority was not great, because the Signory and Gonfaloniers of the companies were in favor of Lando and his party.
The man wounded by a spear in the back during his foray into the villages of Lando, shows also signs of rapid recovery.