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Letters, etc., relating to the Council of Trent, written in about 1580-1585

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MS. Mendham 5

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1). 'Littere Conciliari scritte dalli Legati (Apostolici) al Carle Farnese nella apertura che si fece del Concilio a Trento nell' anno 1545', March 13, 1544/5-May 22, 1546: the Legati were card. Giovanni Maria de Monte (pope Julius iii), Marcello Cervini card, de Santa Croce (pope Marcellus ii), and card. Pole. See MS. Mendham 6, art. 1.
  2. (fol. 238). An account of the descent of the King of Portugal and the right of succession to that kingdom (about 1580 ?): beg. 'Il Re Don Alfonso 6° Imperatore.'.
  3. (fol. 246). An account of the colonial possessions of Portugal: beg. 'Cominciando adunque da quello che tiene nell' Asia.'.
  4. (fol. 256). An account of the claim of the queen mother of France (Catherine de' Medici) to the kingdom of Portugal (about 1580?): beg. 'Il primo principe che mosso di deuotione.'.
  5. (fol. 260). 'Ritratto delle forze Turchesche, et in che consistono, fatto dal clarmo signor Antonio Tiepolo ... 1576.'.
  6. (fol. 270). 'Ragguaglio delle entrate del Re di Spagna senza il Portugallo hauuta a 4° de Luglio 1580', in Spanish.

Dates

  • written in about 1580-1585

Extent

284 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Mendham 5

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. V, no. 24398.

Custodial History

With the Guildford bookplate, as MS. Mendham 2.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 1/8 × 8 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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