110 leaves : paper ; 274 x 203 (85 x 140) mm bound to 280 x 210 mm 1 microfilm reel : negative (MN 00-49) and positive (Robbins MS 51)
Formatted Contents Note
Fol. 1r: Title page fol. 2r-6v: "[Index] Quod pertinet ad electionem Romani Pontificis in genere ... An valeat compromissum initum in unum tantum ex s[acro] Collegio pag. 107 decernitur" fol. 7r-8v: blank fol. 9r-63r: "[text] Graviora aliquot dubia constitutionis Sanctissimi Domini Nostri Gregorii XV de Romani Pontificis electione. Sacratissimae huic Constitutioni de Romane Pontificis tametsi nulla inest dictia ... et per ampliores homines perfectissima veritas revelatur ultima ad finem C de fidei [?] eam extra conscientiam 64 distint[iones]."
Prospero Fagnani's treatise on the new regulations concerning papal elections established by Pope Gregory XV. Most of the text is difficult to read as the brown ink has burned through.
Ms. codex. Title from title page (fol. 1r). Collation: Paper, fol. i + 110 (contemporary pagination, pp. 1-167 starting at first page of text and skipping blank pages) ; 1⁸ 2-3¹⁴ 4² 5¹⁰ 6² (+1) 7-9⁴ 10⁸ 11² 12¹⁴ 13¹⁰ 14⁶ 15⁸ (last fol. is pastedown). Layout: Written in 20 long lines. Script: Written in a neat cursive script by one hand. Binding: Bound in limp vellum. Title on spine reads "De Elec. Pontif. Fagnani." Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, The Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 51.
Philipps, T. Cat. ms. 5326.
Was once in the collection of Colonna Family as evidenced by their oval, red stamp on front flyleaf and last page. Was also in the collection of Sir Thomas Philipps (his no. 5326).
RBCAG Robbins MS 51
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