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Papers on Italy and the Roman Catholic Church

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6612-6616

Scope and Contents

A collection concerning the church in France and Italy and also some Italian history. It includes a series of treatises upon the nature and authority of church councils, the property of the church, and the foundation of churches in various countries; report on Venice; three tracts on the Corpus Christi procession, 1696; copy of the Acts of the Synod of Malines, held at Louvain in May 1574, with a pen-and-ink sketch of a city, harbour and galleys at the foot; copies of the acts of a provincial synod and other congregations of the Province of Malines.


  • Creation: 1600-1832


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5 volume(s) (5 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was formed by John Fiott Lee in the late 1820s. Bequeathed by J.W.L. Glaisher, 1928.

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