A place to share and request unpublished documents concerning premodern Italian history.
Archivio Storico Diocesano di Lucca, Tribunale Ecclesiastico, curia civile: a variety of civil cases involving disputes over marriage contracts, ca. 1341-1360.
Libro botanico chiamato Orto secco, ms. Miscell. Sec. XIV-XV, fols. 226r-319v (Gerozzo di Francesco Bardi, Ricordanze (1375-1426))
Magliabechiano XXV, 44, n.6, folios 36r-39v (Giovanni d’Alessandro Arrigucci, Ricordanze della sua famiglia e della sua consorteria (1397))
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On July 11th, at 6pm, I will be giving a lecture on the Florentine academies (Disegno, Fiorentina, Crusca) as part of the online lectures series: “THE MEDICI AND THEIR ARCHIVES: ARTISTIC PATRONAGE AND DIPLOMACY”. If you are interested in the series you can register here: https://www.medici.org/map-online-lectures-series/
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ASVe, Compagnia dei corrieri (*Selections covering most of S1 & S2)
ASVe, Capi del consiglio di dieci, 16 (*Selections)
ASVe, Senato, Dispacci degli ambasciatori, 4, 9, 28, 29, 30, 31, 70, 71 (*Selections)
ASVe, Inquisitori di stato, 157, 216, 449 (*Selections)
*Selections largely related to couriers and posts, but some generally addressing…[Read more]
ASMi, Atti di Governo, Finanza, 353, 933, 936, 949, 965, 976, 2104 (Selections*)
ASMi, Atti di Governo, Culto parte antica, 558
ASMi, Registri, 16-22 (Selections*, many index pages)
ASMi, Carteggio, 20, 150, 220, 251, 276, 300-400 (Selections*)
*Selections largely related to couriers and posts, but some generally addressing crime & policing,…[Read more]
The “Appendix,” full of documents from the now-destroyed Angevin Chancery Records and family letters, from:
Émile Léonard, La jeunesse de Jeanne Ire. Reine de Naples, comtesse de Provence, Vol. II (Paris: Librairie Auguste Picard, 1932).
Archivio della Curia Vescovile di Padova: wide variety of visitation records, episcopal inquisitions, edicts, letters, synodal documents from 1664-1697 (episcopacy of Gregorio Barbarigo). 61GB of photos, if you’re looking for something specific please let me know!
I don’t have much, but I do have the entirety of:
Archivio di Stato di Roma, Camerale II, Serie Biblioteca Vaticano Vol. I 1497.
My notes say that this is a record/list of the books that were withdrawn from the Vatican Library, written by Bartolomeo Platina in a fantastic scrawl.
ASF, Esecutore degli Ordinamenti di Giustizia*
Box 1 (inquisitiones, December 1343 – April 1344)
2 (accusationes, November 1343 – April 1344)
3 (testes ad offensam et defensam, December 1343 – April 1344)
13 (accusationes, June 1344 – October 1344)
21 (accusationes et inquisitiones, November 1344 – April 1345)
24 (accusationes, November 1344…[Read more]
ASF, Esecutore degli Ordinamenti di Giustizia
NB: judicial records of elite violence against popolani
1 (inquisitiones, Dec. 1343-April 1344)
2 (accusationes, 29 Nov. 1343-18 April 1344)
3 (testes ad offensam et defensam, 8 Dec. 1343-22 April 1344)
13 (accusationes 1 June 1344 – 24 Oct. 1344)
24 (accusationes 22 Nov. 1344 – 16 March…[Read more]