Francesca Petrarca is Petrarch's second child, she is born, again to an unnamed mother out of wedlock She marries Francescuolo da Brossano who was named executor of Petrarch's testament (the great Italian humanist author) In 1362 Francesca gives birth to Eletta and with her family move to Venice to avoid the plague. in 1366 Francesca gives birth to a second child, Francesco, whom Petrarch adored, but his son will die in 1368, probably of the plague. In July 19, 1374 Francesca finds his father Francesco Petrarch dead, slumped over his desk as he worked on yet another great work. As one writer put it. Francesca Petrarch dies in 1384 due to one birth.