Venice: February 1534

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Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 5, 1534-1554. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1873.

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February 1534

Feb. 2. Lettere Secrete, Capi Consiglio X. 6. The Chiefs of the Ten to Carlo Capello, Venetian Ambassador in England.
By your foregoing and last letters of the 6th ult. you have sent us some conclusions, printed and published on that island, against the person and authority of the Pope, which being of the quality they are, we will, that should any writing be hereafter published against the Pope you do address it to said Chiefs of the Ten., as becoming.
(Signed) Andreas Marcello, C.C.X.
Leonardus Justinianus, C.C.X.
Gaspar. Contarenus, C.C.X. (fn. 1)
Feb. 7. Lettere del Collegio (Secreta), File no. 13. 7. The Doge and College to Carlo Capello, Ambassador in England.
Send him news-letters lately received from Constantinople, dated 14th November to 13th December, which he will communicate to the King as usual.


  • 1. In vol. vii. “State Papers,” p. 534, by a letter dated Brussels, 27th January 1534, it is seen that these “conclusions” were printed in “the lityll boke that the Kynge's conssell hath sett owt,” etc., and a footnote shows that the document “was published by Strype in the 1st volume of his Eccl. Mem., book 1, ch. xx., and that it was circulated in Flanders and other Courts, in pursuance of the 11th article of the 'minutes of Council,' printed in the 1st volume of 'State Papers,' p. 414.”