Venice
1431-1440

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1864

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'Venice: 1431-1440', Calendar of State Papers Relating to English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 1: 1202-1509 (1864), pp. 63-65. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=94093 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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1431–1440

1433. March ? “Misti Senato.”244. Prorogation by the Senate of the period assigned for the departure of the Flanders and London galleys.
Aug ? “Misti Senato.”245. Missives from the Senate to the captain of the Flanders galleys, and to the vicecaptain of the London galleys, with instructions.
1434. March ? “Misti Senato.”246. Auction of the Flanders and London galleys.
April? “Misti Senato.”247. Decree of the Senate ordering the Flanders galleys after unloading at Sluys, to go to Hampton instead of to Sandwich as hitherto.
1434. Aug. 4. Commemoriali, v. xii. p. 139.248. Doge Francesco Foscard.
Takes into Lis service Sir Walter of England, Knight, with one hundred archers, himself being included in this number, and in which he is to have two spears, they to comprise mounted bowmen; the rest of the archers to be footmen. For the two spears he is to receive the same stipend as the Doge's other men-at-arms, with no additional pay for himself. The foot-archers to have fifteen light livres each. The archers, both mounted and on foot, to have bows and all other necessary and usual weapons. These archers must be from England and Ireland, or from [amongst] other subjects of the King of England, and not from foreign parts. When Sir Walter has engaged them, and had them reviewed in arms, he shall receive two [months'] pay; being bound to effect the engagement and review within 15 days, either in Venice or at Padua, according to the Doge's order.
The Ducal Palace, 4th August, 12th Indiction, 1434.
[Latin.]
1435. Jan. ? “Misti Senalo.”249. Auction of the Flanders and London galleys.
1436. Jan. ? “Misti Senato.”250. Auction of the Flanders and London galleys.
1437. Jan. ? “Misti Senato”251. Auction of the Flanders and London galleys.
July? “Misti Senato”252. Missives from the Senate to the vicecaptain of the London galleys, desiring him to provide them with men, and not to load below the watermark, &c. Should he have superabundant cargoes he is not to touch in Sicily.
1438. April ? “Misti Senato.”253. Decree of the Senate for payment of freight to the galleys for western (fn. 1) and all English cloths brought to Venice by land after the 1st May next.
May ? “Misti Senato.”254. Missive from the Senate to the vicecaptain of the London galleys, “Ser” Lorenzo Moro, concerning an average of 240 ducats, for goods which he had been compelled to throw overboard.
May ? “Misti Senato.”255. Period assigned for the departure of the Flanders and London galleys.
1439. Jan. ?/March. “Misti Senato.”256. Decrees of the Senate ordering the masters of the Flanders galleys to open their banks, and assigning the period of departure.
April? “Misti Senato.”257. Decree of the Senate granting permission to “Ser” Jacopo Loredano, captain of the Flanders galleys, that, whether at Sandwich or Southampton, he may go on shore daily to hear mass.
1440. Feb.? “Misti Senato.”258. Decree of the Senate appointing the auction of the Flanders and London galleys.
March ? “Misti Senato”259. Decrees of the Senate desiring all persons wishing to make motions concerning the voyage to Flanders and England to do so on the 8th inst., and summoning all senators to attend under penalty.
April ? “Misti Senato”260. Final period assigned by the Senate for the departure of the Flanders and London galleys.
Nov. 2. Senato Mar. v. i. p. 6.261. Decree of the Senate.
Letters to be written to the consuls in London and Bruges, desiring them, for the safety of Venetian ships in those parts, to give orders for hastening the shipment of their cargoes ; but the vessels are not to depart without further orders from the State.
[Latin, 3 lines.]
Nov.22. Register. Senato Mar. v. i. p. 6.262. Decree of the Senate.
As the factories of Bruges and Loudon are debtors for considerable sums, it is put to the ballot, that, under penalty of ten livres, all persons entitled to make motions in the Senate do, at its first meeting or at its second meeting at the latest, move concerning the affairs of the factories aforesaid.
[Latin.]

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1 “Panni loesti, ac omnes pannine insule Anglie.”


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