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A papal dispensation, issued by Julius II to the Bishop of Lincoln

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MS. Lat. th. e. 10 (R)

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A papal dispensation, issued by Julius II to the Bishop of Lincoln, granting to William Skevyngton and Anne Digby that their marriage should be accounted valid, although they were cousins: dated Dec. 11, 1503: with the small leaden seal of the pope: accompanied by three leaves bearing an attempted copy and translation into English of the document.

Dates

  • Written in 1503 at Rome

Extent

1 roll

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. th. e. 10 (R), fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. th. e. 10 (R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19484

Overview

A papal dispensation, issued by Julius II to the Bishop of Lincoln.

Biographical / Historical

Pope Julius II (1443-1513) was head of the Catholic Church from 1503 until his death in 1513.

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. VI, no. 32862

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Henry T. Wake, bookseller (catal. 320, no. 58), on Dec. 20, 1900.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with seal

Dimensions

10 3/4 × 19 in. partly folded, in a cloth box 8 7/8 × 6 3/8 × 1 1/4 in.
Title
A papal dispensation, issued by Julius II to the Bishop of Lincoln
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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