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Venice: census of inhabitants classed by rank of profession

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9461

Scope and Contents

Venice, MS religious census of inhabitants, in six groups by sestiero, inhabitants in each group classed by rank or profession. —1 volume, Descrittione fatta l'anno ... 6 di tutte l'anime che si trovano nella Citta di Venetia, noblemen and women, boys and girls, servants, citizens, artisans, priests, monks, beggars, poor in receipt of alms; general total (148,640); list of all monasteries or religious houses in Venice. Limp calf cover has date 1536 in a later hand.

Dates

  • 1536

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 collection

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Sotheby's sale, 1 DEC 1995, lot 56

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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