MS. Selden Supra 67
Summary Catalogue no.: 3455
A copy of the Latin deed of Doge Nicolò Tron (1471–1473) appointing Christoforo Duodo as master (rector) of four galleys proceeding to Flanders, with 123 instructions, dated 1st August 1466 and altered to 1472 (fol. 25v): 'Dat' in nostro ducali palatio. die primo augusti. Indictione xiiijma Lxxij
Followed at fol. 26 by seventy-four general instructions for the galleys, in Italian, 6th March, 1472/1473
Andrew Watson notes that the correct indiction for 1466 is 'iiii' and not 'xiiij', as is given here. The Italian section of the document begins on fol. 26 with the heading 'Mcccclxxij. die. vj. martij in rogatis' (Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 699
1 col., 38 lines, column space 190 × 120 mm.
Pächt and Alexander ii. 506, Pl. XLVIII
Fine historiated initial. On fol. 2 is a fine miniature of St. Nicholas, quarter length; and at the foot of the border, the Duodo arms
Provenance and Acquisition
Acquired by the Bodleian in 1659
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Last Substantive Revision
2023-05-04: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)