https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-u.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9780429292354/3abb420d-80da-4aed-a9cf-ae5c42b997f9/content/ifig0001.tif"/>When Gianpaolo’s sons, Malatesta and Orazio, learned H of their father’s execution, they fled from Perugia. Both young men were already tough and experienced soldiers; but they realized, as had Gianpaolo, that they lacked the strength to defy the armies Pope Leo had assembled to send against Peru-gia. Their departure left the city undefended against Gentile Baglioni, who returned under the special favor of the Pope and ruled Perugia according to the instructions of a papal legate.