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Various papers relating to the Office of the Inquisition at Rome in the 17th century, written late in the 17th century in Italy

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MS. Mendham 36

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Various papers relating to the Office of the Inquisition at Rome in the 17th century, among which are:
  1. (fol. 1). 'Pratica per procedere nelle Cause del S. Officio', in two parts (see foll. 45, 59), with a table of the 35 chapters: the first beg. 'Le cause del Santo Officio o sono d'Heresia.'.
  2. Copies of Italian letters from the Inquisition to card. Hieronymo Grimaldi, 1643 (fol. 99b): to the Ordinaries (fol. 101v): to card. Francesco Albizi (injured: fol. 114).
  3. (fol. 128). 'Breue et reale Relazione della morte delli signori ... Astore Coppoli ... [etc.]. 8 Settemb. 1600.'.
  4. Accounts of trials for heresy of Gioseppe Francesco Borri", 1661 (fol. 136, cf. 159), Antonio Rossi, 1679 (fol. 170), Cristina a Dominican nun, 1680 (fol. 188), Michele Molinos (foll. 194, 230), Simone Lioni Ambrosino (?) (fol. 232).

Dates

  • written late in the 17th century in Italy

Extent

245 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Mendham 36

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. 24429.

Custodial History

In the Guildford sale, 1830, part of lot 191, and with the Guildford bookplate, as MS. Mendham 2.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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