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Reports by Venetian ambassadors

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MS. Bodl. 880
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Reports by Venetian ambassadors, and similar papers, as follows:

  1. Fol. 1. 'Discorso di terra de' Svizzeri': beg. 'Terra de' Svizzeri é una regione posta in Germania'.
  2. Fol. 177. 'Descrittione delta guerra seguita tra'l Turco et Persiano' (1578): beg. 'Tachmas Ré di Persia'.
  3. Fol. 229. 'Relatione di Persia di M. Vincenzo di Alessandri ritornato á Venetia 1' anno 1574'.
  4. Fol. 267. 'Relatione delle cose del Regno d' Inghilterra, scritta per Petruccio Vbaldino Fiorentino nel M.D.Li'.
  5. Fol. 371. 'Relatione di Sauoia di ... Andrea Boldú, fatta al senato Venetiano l' anno 1562'.
  6. Fol. 403. 'Relatione d' Inghilterra di ... signor Giouanni Michele dell' anno 1557'.
  7. Fol. 479. 'Relatione di ... signor Marc'antonio Barbaro ritornato Bailo da Constantinopoli 1' anno 1573'.
  8. Fol. 523. 'Discorso della Moscouia': beg. 'Fú già la Moscouia un Ducato'.
  9. Fol. 542. 'Relatione di ... Emiliano Manolesso ritornato da Ferrara 1' anno 1575'.
  10. Fol. 566. 'Relatione di ... Francesco Molino ritornato di Sauoia l' anno 1576'.
  11. Fol. 590. 'Relatione di Fiorenza di ... [Andrea] Gussoni dell' anno 1576'.
  12. Fol. 623. 'Relatione della Signoria di Venetia, diuisa in tré parti', 1569, followed (fol. 646) by some supplementary documents of 1571, 1572 and 1582.


  • Creation: Written in the last quarter of the 16th century in several hands


657 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 880, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Bodl. 880

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18092


Reports by Venetian ambassadors

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 3017

Custodial History

Manuscript 2* acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by William Gent, esq., in 1600.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/4 × 9 in.

Reports by Venetian ambassadors
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom