Milan
1477

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1912

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'Milan: 1477', Calendar of State Papers and Manuscripts in the Archives and Collections of Milan: 1385-1618 (1912), pp. 229-230. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92263 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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1477

1477.
April 29.
Potenze
Estere.
Francia.
Milan
Archives.
347. Marco Trotto, Milanese Ambassador in France, to Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan.
The King of England, when the Most Christian was at Boulogne sent to offer him 12,000 combatants, whenever he liked to ask for them, when he would have them all ready and equipped in two or three days.
Paris, the 29th April, 1477.
[Italian.]
Aug. 19.
Potenze
Estere.
Francia.
Milan
Archives.
348. Roberto de Aragonia de Sancto Severino, to Doctor Scarampo de Scarampis, Citizen of Asti.
His business not dispatched because the Ambassadors of the King of England and those of the Duke of Austria and the Germans are still there and have kept the king very busy. His Majesty is about to go to the camp at St. Omer with a very great power.
Taroane, the 19th August, 1477.
[Italian.]
Sept. 14.
Potenze
Estere.
Francia.
Milan
Archives.
349. Gianetto Ballarini to Lorenzo de' Medici.
The king has sent back the Archbishop of Vienne (fn. 1) to England with Master Gulielmo de Aresai (fn. 2) and others, with the intention of getting them to make war on the Flemings and take from them Holland and Zeeland and other places near them, to cause them greater annoyance.
They say that the King of England has put to death his brother, the Duke of Clarence, whom he had taken, but this is not confirmed. They also say that there is fear of a rising there because of the taking of the Duke of Clarence.
Arras, the 23rd September, 1477.
[Italian; copy.]
Dec. 3.
Potenze
Estere.
Francia.
Milan
Archives.
350. Lancelottus Maciedonius to Dom. Cicho Symonete, Councillor and Secretary to the Duke of Milan.
I hear nothing from England except that for the time being they live at peace with the king here, and keep the cloth of those who are drowned.
Tours, the 3rd December, 1477.
[Italian.]

Footnotes

1 Guy de Poisieu.
2 This must be Guillaume de Cerisay, Baron du Hommet, notary and secretary of Louis XI.


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