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Bod-Inc: R-076

Robertus Castellensis, commissary

Indulgentia, 2 Feb. 1499. For promoting war against the Turks.


Analysis of Content

Printed side Robertus Castellensis: Indulgentia, 2 Feb. 1499. For promoting war against the Turks. Incipit: ‘[Robertus] Castellensis clericus Wulteranus Apostolice Sedis protonotharius et sanctissimi domini nostri Pape commissarius . . . Auctoritate apostolica nobis hac parte nuper concessa, ut omnes et singulos . . .’ NO EDITION On Alexander VI's plans for war with the Turks see K. M. Setton, The Papacy and the Levant (1204-1571) 4 vols (Philadelphia, PA, 1976-1984), II 508-17.


Imprint: [London: Richard Pynson, 1499]. Broadside.


Collation: Single sheet.

Types: Type: 95 G; initial word ‘Robertus' is a woodcut.

Leaves: 1 leaf.

Line number: 19 lines.

Type area: Type area: 157 ×100 mm.

Remarks: ‘Robertus Caſtellen̄ Cleric' wulteranus Apl'ice ſedis thonotarius: ac ſcīſſi | mi dn̄inr̄i Pape Cōmissarius. Tibi uenerabili uiro [ ] | Auctoritate apl'ica nobis hac [per] te nu[per] ɂceſſa . . .'; l. 18: ‘. . . Dat' London̄ in domo noſtre ſolite reſidentie Scd'o die men | ſis Februarii. Anno dn̄i. M. CCCC.[lxxx]xix.’


ISTC: ir00203500

Proctor: Pr 9792;

Others: Duff 217; E 1267; Sheppard 7554; STC 326; (R)STC 14077c.138.


Copy number: R-076(1)

Bound in a guard-book containing sixteenth-century indulgences and letters of confraternity.


Printed on parchment.

Binding: Modern brown cloth.

Size of leaf: 100 × 165 mm.

Provenance: John Bagford (1650-1716). Thomas Hearne (1678-1735); see note ‘This Indulgence, given me by Mr. Bagford, is a wonderfull Curiosity'. Francis Douce (1757-1834). Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Arch. A b.8(21).

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