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Bod-Inc: P-081

Peraudi, Raimundus, commissary

Indulgentia 1488. For promoting the war against the Turks.


Analysis of Content

Printed side Peraudi, Raimundus, commissary: Indulgentia 1488. For promoting the war against the Turks. Incipit: ‘[U]niuersis presentes litteras inspecturis Raymundus Peraudi sacre pagine professor archidiaconus Almisiensis in ecclesia Xanctonensi . . . salutem. Notum facimus quatenus sanctissimus dominus noster Innocentius papa octauus et modernus concessit . . . pro tuicione orthodoxe fidei contra Thurcos . . .’ expl: tibi penas purgatorii . . .spiritus sancti. Amen For the historical context of the war against the Turks see K. M. Setton, The Papacy and the Levant (1204-1571) 4 vols (Philadelphia, Pa., 1976-84), II 404-6.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, 1488]. Broadside.


Collation: Single sheet.


ISTC: ip00261310

Hain: C 3276;

BMC: BMC I 198;

Proctor: Pr 909;

Others: E 1104; Schmitz 63; Schreiber V 4905; Sheppard 708; Voulliéme, Köln, 904.

LCN: 14440227


Copy number: P-081(1)

Printed on parchment. In the right-hand lower corner an unidentified woodcut coat of arms: per fess, in chief a unicorn salient, and in base six flames inverted, not as BMC. Sheppard notes that these arms are not those of Peraudi, as given in Giovanni Palazzi, Fasti cardinalium omnium sanctae Romanae ecclesiae, II (Venice, 1701). Guarded on a sheet of parchment.

Binding: Bound in a modern guard-book of fragments, assembled in 1954.

Size of leaf: 150 × 200 mm.

The name of the recipient is supplied in manuscript (see below).

Provenance: Johannes de Vorda, Benedictine monk (fl. 1488); inscription dated 21 Apr.: ‘Dominus Johannes de Vorda monachus ordinis sancti Benedicti'. Date of acquisition unknown.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 4Q 1.21(6).

SHELFMARK: Arch. B b.5(4).

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