Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 1169 Historical miscellany
- Francis I, King of France, 1494-1547
- Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558
- Innocent III, Pope, 1160 or 61-1216
- Honorius III, Pope, d. 1227
- Gregory X, Pope, d. 1276
- Innocent IV, Pope, ca. 1200-1254
- Boniface VIII, Pope, d. 1303
- Clement V, Pope, ca. 1260-1314
- Clement VI, Pope, ca. 1291-1352
- Paul III, Pope, 1468-1549
- Bedmar, Alfonso de la Cueva, marqués de, 1572-1655
Call numberMs. Codex 1169
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4303576
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageLatin and Italian (f. 147v-153r, 213r-273v)
- after 1618
Contains historical documents relating to the papacy, and the conflicts between various European states and the Holy Roman Empire. First section contains a selection of instructions to legates under the popes Sixtus IV and Innocent VIII. Second section contains copies of exchanges between Francis I of France and his arch-nemesis, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Third section contains copies of various papal documents, including letters, bulls, and other edicts, from the popes Innocent III, Honorius III, Gregory X, Innocent IV, Boniface VIII, Clement V, Clement VI, and Paul III; one document specifically relates to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and his abdication in 1556. Fourth section has to do with the relationship between Venice and Spain, written by Alfonso de la Cueva, the marqués of Bedmar, who was appointed Spanish ambassador to Venice in 1606 and ejected from the city in 1618; published under the title Relatione della Republica di Venetia by A. Gennarelli in Spettatore italiano in 1858. This manuscript (labelled on spine as Tom. III) once belonged with UPenn Ms. Codex 285 (Tom. IIII) and Ms. Codex 382 (Tom. VI).
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
WatermarkManuscript contains two unidentifiable marks: crown with five points and a six pointed star is similar to extant marks from late 16th century Italy; man with halo, playing a musical instrument, within a shield is comparable to Briquet Homme 7628 (1602).
Extent274 leaves : 332 x 230 (270 x 180) mm. bound to 338 x 230 mm
CollationPaper, 274; 1⁴( -1 pastedown) 2-10¹² 11¹²(+5, 6) 12¹⁴ 13-16¹² 17¹⁰ 18¹² 19¹⁰ 20¹² 21¹⁴ 22¹² 23¹⁰ 24⁶ 25²; [iii], 1-136, [i], 137-173, 173-230, 240-265, [i], 266-275, [i]; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
- Formerly owned by L. Santacroce (stamp, f. i recto).
- Sold by Jacques Rosenthal (Munich), 1964.
- Papal legates--Holy Roman Empire
- Bulls (papal records)
- Manuscripts, Latin--17th century
- Manuscripts, European
Table of contents
Inside front cover
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Section: Instructions to papal legates, f. 1r
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Section: Exchanges between Francis I and Charles V, f. 109r