Milan
1486

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1912

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'Milan: 1486', Calendar of State Papers and Manuscripts in the Archives and Collections of Milan: 1385-1618 (1912), pp. 247. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92270 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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1486

1486.
March 5.
Potenze
Estere.
Roma.
Milan
Archives.
376. Cardinal Ascanio Sforza, Milanese Ambassador at Rome, to Gian Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan.
Every year on this day his Holiness blesses a golden rose and sends it to some Christian prince selected by him. To-day he has blessed one and given it to the King of Scotland. I think it right to inform your lordship of this.
Rome, the 5th March, 1486.
[Italian.]
Sept. 29.
Potenze
Estere.
Inghilterra.
Milan
Archives.
377. Letter of John Schibi and John Raynald to the Duke of Milan, asking for payment of the 70,000 florins of the dowry of Lucia Visconti, (fn. 1) as the heirs of Richard Heron.
Dated at Antwerp, the 29th September, 1486.
[Latin.]
Nov. 13.
Potenze
Estere.
Inghilterra.
Milan
Archives.
378. Letter of the Duke of Milan to John Schibi and John Renaldi alleged executors of the will of Richard Heron.
Acknowledges letters from Antwerp of the 29th September. Has never heard of Richard Heron or the debt. Marvels at such an ancient matter being revived. However, will always be ready to show justice after due examination by the lawyers. Viglevano, the 13th November, 1486.
[Latin; draft.]

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1 Lucia, daughter of Bernabo Visconti who married Edmund Holland, Earl of Kent. The earl died in 1408, and Lucia, by the Cal. Inquisitions post Mortem, lived on until the 3rd year of Henry VI.


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