Venice: March 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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March 1534

March 11. Lettere del Collegio (Secreta), File no. 14. 8. The Same to the Same.
Have received his letters of the 18th January and 6th February, acquainting them in detail with English events. In reply to what he writes about being without news, he will have received subsequently their missive of the 6th February, with the summary of letters from Constantinople; and now send other summaries dated 28th December and 4th January, which he is to communicate to the King.
March 18. Lettere del Collegio (Secreta), File no. 14. 9. The Same to the Same.
As a sequel to the summaries from Constantinople of the 28th December and 4th January, now send him those dated 6th and 26th January for the King's inspection.
March 24. Lettere del Collegio (Secreta), File no. 14. 10. The Doge and College to Carlo Capello, Ambassador in England.
Availing themselves of the messenger despatched to England by the merchants, send duplicate of the summary from Constantinople dated 6–23rd January, which he will communicate to the King, should the original have miscarried, telling his Majesty besides that as on the 2nd of next July the contract with their Captain-General, the Duke of Urbino, expires, they have re-engaged him for five years more, namely, three years certain, with two years' grace at the option of the Signory. (fn. 1)
March 29. Lettere del Collegio (Secreta), File no. 14. 11. The Same to the Same.
Transmit news-letters dated Constantinople 3rd and 7th of February for communication as usual.