Cartulary: Casa delle Donzelle alla Zudecca, Venice
Scope and Contents
'Registro delle scritture spettanti all' habitation della Casa delle Donzelle alla Zudecca; et de i legati di detta Casa', a cartulary containing copies of documents from 1330, when land was granted by Doge Francesco Dandolo, to 1678. There are 91 text folios (Ff.1-89, documents; Ff. 90-91, index), with two further paper folios inserted at the beginning. The documents are copied in various hands, with several elaborate pen-and-ink capitals, some with the initials of scribes. On the flyleaf it reads 'Cattastico nominato Negro - No 1'. A paper insert reads 'Copia tratta dal libro intitulato Cattastico Negro a Carte 47 Tergo'.
- 1561-1678 (Circa)
- Casa delle Donzelle alla Zudecca (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
1 volume(s) (1 volume)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Vellum, with two inserted paper folios at beginning; in a mid-16th century Venetian black morocco binding with blind tooling, brass central boss and corner pieces, and remains of four clasps.
- Language of description
- Script of description