1 item : parchment ; 33 x 43 cm folded to 16 x 17 cm
Document in which Galeazza Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan and Pavia, promises protection for Orpheus de Richano and his possessions. "Dat[um] Villanoue die viij Septembris M.cccc.LXX quinto." Four signed attestations, the ducal seal affixed with thread, and a further statement "Registrata ad cameram offitij referen. ..." Staining at foot of document; three holes along line 17, with minimal obscuring of text. Circular pattern of small punctures on the verso of the ducal seal. "6359" in faded ink on verso.
Ms. document. Title devised by cataloger. Collation: Parchment; single sheet. Layout: Written in a single column of 26 lines plus attestations. Script: Written in semi-cursive with attestations in cursive. Origin: Written at Villanova, modern-day Cassolnovo, Italy in 1475. Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, the Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS doc. 107.
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Robbins MS doc. 107
Cassolnovo, Italy, 1475 September 8.
Place of Publication or Printing
Italy -- Cassolnovo.
Source of Acquisition
Purchase; Jeffrey D. Manceirce, Inc.; 2003.