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'II Mercurio ò Vero, la verita smascherata sopra l'elettione del presente presente [sic] pontefice Alessandro settimo', Written 1653-1666 in Italy

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MS. Barlow 17

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'II Mercurio ò Vero, la verita smascherata sopra l'elettione del presente presente [sic] pontefice Alessandro settimo', who was elected Apr. 7, 1655, and died May 22, 1666. At fol. 69 is a list in four columns, headed 'Numero de cardinali che sono intervenuti nel conclave: fattione Barberina, squadron volante, fattione Spagnola, fattione Francese'.

Fols. 41-58 should be read between fols. 12v-13. beg. 'Quanta è grande la curiosità' (fol. 2).

Dates

  • Written 1653-1666 in Italy

Extent

62 Leaves

Language of Materials

Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Barlow 17

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 6469

Custodial History

'Liber Tho: Barlow è Coll. Reg. Oxon., ex dono viri et amici optimi domini Roberti Southwell ejusdem collegii alumni olim meritissimi' (fol. 1).

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, brown leather, with roll-produced borders, late 17th-cent. work

Dimensions

10 7/10 × 7 9/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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