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Perugia (Italy), Court of the Podestà records, 1290-1386.

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Corporate Author:
Court of the Podestà. Perugia, Italy.
Language:
Latin. In Latin.
Earliest date:
1290
Latest date:
1386
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 48 folios in 45 folders, representing 44 cases: 23 are complete, 21 are fragmentary; .25 linear ft.
Note:
There is a photographic copy of one document, recto and verso; the location of its original is unknown.
Access:
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
Citation:
Reported to: Bibliothèque Nationale pre-1600 manuscript census.
Summary:
Mainly accusations or condemnations made before, or issued by, the podestà of Perugia. They involve cases of moral conduct, violence, robbery, armed threat, drunkenness, and disorderly conduct.
Source:
These folios once belonged to a series of codices which were, at an unknown time in the past, fragmented and dispersed. Gift of the Associates of the Stanford University Libraries, 1975.
Note:
These court records were written by a number of notaries whose signs (the origin of notarial seals) decorate the upper left-hand corners of many of the documents.
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