There was a quarrel at Rome between the Orsini and the Colonnesi; and the city was thrown into confusion as usual. Everyone has to suffer for the disputes of these great men.
At this time the cupola of Santo Spirito was finished; and in fact sermons were preached beneath it.
The moon was waxing crescent that night.
Sunrise in Rome was at 5:55 AM and sunset was at 6:01 PM.