These editions of reports sent back by Venetian ambassadors to the Great Council of the Republic in the sixteenth century were edited by Eugenio Albèri (1807–78) and published between 1839 and 1863. As Albèri notes in his preface, a law of 1296 decreed that all embassies and legations should submit a written report to the Council at the end of their mission, and the surviving records provide an invaluable resource for both political and economic historians. The fifteen volumes are divided into three series, on relations with European states outside Italy; with other Italian states; and with the Ottoman Empire. Volume 1, published in 1839, contains reports from between 1506 and 1548 on diplomatic relations between Burgundy, Spain, France and England (which is described as divided into three parts, 'Anglia, Wales and Cornwall'), at a time when the Habsburg 'marriage diplomacy' was re-shaping the political map of Europe.
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- Date Published: February 2012
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108043748
- length: 496 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 28 mm
- weight: 0.63kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Relazione di Borgogna con aggiunta di alcuni particolari intorno i regni d'Inghilterra e di Castiglia letta in Pregadi da Vincenzo Quirini l'anno 1506
Relazione di Niccolò Tiepolo ritornato ambasciatore da Carlo V l'anno 1532
Relazione di Francia del clarissimo Marino Giustiniano tornato ambasciatore dal Cristianissimo l'anno 1535
Relazione di Francia del magnifico Messere Francesco Giustiniano tornato da quella corte l'anno 1538
Relazione di Francia dell' ambasciatore Marino Cavalli 1546
Relazione di Bernardo Navagero ritornato ambasciatore da Carlo V nel Luglio 1546
Relazione di Lorenzo Contarini ritornato ambasciatore da Ferdinando Re de' Romani l'anno 1548.
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