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Brancacci family documents, 1429, 1447.

Publication:
1429, 1447.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
2 items (2 leaves) : parchment.
Subjects:
Brancacci, Caterina.
Brancacci, Branca.
Brancacci, Antonio.
Pietro, Lena di.
Tommaso, Angiolo di.
Davanzati, Niccolò.
Dowry -- Italy.
Taxation -- Italy -- Florence.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- 15th century.
Form/Genre:
Notarial documents.
Legal documents.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 15th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Language:
In Latin.
Summary:
Two documents concerning the Brancacci family of Florence. One consists of the acknowledgment by Donna Caterina Brancacci and her sons, Antonio and Branca, of a debt of 500 florins with the family of Lena di Pietro, daughter of Guglielmo di Pietro, future wife of Branca Brancacci. Notarized by Paolo di Lorenzo di Cristofano de' Benivieni on 22 December 1429. Stitched on the bottom center recto of that is a smaller item consisting of a statement made by Angiolo di Pietro di Tommaso, legal representative of Lena di Pietro, now widow of Branca Brancacci, concerning the payment of a tax (referred to as gabella) to Niccolò Davanzati, who acted as collector for the comune of Florence. Notarized by Rinaldo di Giovanni Giannini on 8 January 1447. Filed with the documents is a short, later summary written in Italian on paper.
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Renzo Rizzi (Milan).
Cited in:
From collection described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 228 (Ms. Lea 398).
Contributor:
Benivieni, Paolo de'.
Giannini, Rinaldo.
Contained In:
Samminiati Records. Item 127
OCLC:
704927438
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