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A Commissio Ducalis appointing Francisco Mazipetro to be governor of the castle, town and district of Noale (Anoalum) near Treviso

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MS. Add. C. 23

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A Commissio Ducalis appointing Francisco Mazipetro to be governor of the castle, town and district of Noale (Anoalum) near Treviso, issued by the Great Council of Venice in about 1549.

(fols. 1v-62v) contain also a body of regulations dating from before 1375 to about 1540: (fol. 62v-90) follow regulations in the same hand in chronological order from 1542 to 1548; at fol. 90 are three additional regulations of 1549 in a different hand and officially signed.

On fol. 1r is a full-page illumination, within a border, of St. Francis of Assisi pointing a disciple to a crucifix in a cloud surmounted by the Lion of St. Mark; in the distance is a fortress on a hill.

Dates

  • written in about A.D. 1548-1550 at Venice

Extent

95 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 23, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 23

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18656

Abstract

A Commissio Ducalis appointing Francisco Mazipetro to be governor of the castle, town and district of Noale (Anoalum) near Treviso, written in about A.D. 1548-1550 at Venice.

Biographical / Historical

The Great Council of Venice (1172-1797) was a political intitution.

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. 28783.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library in December 1861.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with an illumination, see below; binding, red leather, with gold ornament, on one side the Lion of St. Mark, on the other Samson breaking down a pillar, Italian contemporary work

Dimensions

9 5/8 × 7 in.
Title
A Commissio Ducalis appointing Francisco Mazipetro to be governor of the castle, town and district of Noale (Anoalum) near Treviso
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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