Fernando Ruiz de Castro Andrade y Portugal
Fernando Ruiz de Castro Andrade y Portugal (14 December 1548 - 20 September 1601) was a Spanish nobleman who was Viceroy of Naples from 1599 to 1601. He was the 6th count of Lemos, an old title from Galicia, centered in the lands around the town of Monforte de Lemos
Monforte de Lemos
Monforte de Lemos is a city and municipality in northwestern Spain, in the province of Lugo, Galicia. It covers an area of 200 km² and lies 62 km from Lugo. As of 2005 it had a population of 19,472. It is located in a valley between the shores of Sil River and Miño River, in the area...

. He was also 3rd marquis of Sarria
Marquis of Sarria
Nicolás de Carvajal y Lancaster, Marquis of Sarriá was a Spanish noble and military figure from the 18th century.He was the son of Bernardino de Carvajal y Vivero, second count de la Quinta de la Enjarada, and Maria Josefa de Lancaster y Noroña. His mother was a descendant of Jorge de Lancastre, a...

 and a Grandee of Spain.

He was born at Lerma
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. Philosopher Tommaso Campanella
Tommaso Campanella
Tommaso Campanella OP , baptized Giovanni Domenico Campanella, was an Italian philosopher, theologian, astrologer, and poet.-Biography:...

 was incarcerated during his tenure in Naples (1599). He also ordered the construction of Royal Palace of Naples, designed by Domenico Fontana
Domenico Fontana
Domenico Fontana was a Swiss-born Italian architect of the late Renaissance.-Biography:200px|thumb|Fountain of Moses in Rome....


Fernando Ruiz de Castro died in Naples
Naples is a city in Southern Italy, situated on the country's west coast by the Gulf of Naples. Lying between two notable volcanic regions, Mount Vesuvius and the Phlegraean Fields, it is the capital of the region of Campania and of the province of Naples...

 two years later. His second son Francisco Ruiz de Castro
Francisco Ruiz de Castro
Francisco Ruiz de Castro y de Sandoval-Rojas , was a Spanish nobleman and politician the 8th count of Lemos.-Biography:Francisco Ruiz de Castro was born in Madrid. His father, Fernando Ruiz de Castro, was Viceroy of Naples from 1599 to 1601 and Francisco succeeded him in the same year...

 succeeded him as viceroy of Naples.

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