Venice: June 1531

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Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 4, 1527-1533. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1871.

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June 1531

June 12. Deliberazioni Senate (Secreta) vol. liv. p. 79. 672. Embassy to England.
Motion made in the Senate by the sages of the Council, and the sages for the mainland and for the orders, for the commission to be given to Carlo Capello, ambassador to the King of England.
To visit the most Christian King, and assure him of their goodwill and observance; to do the like by the Queen, the King's mother, and the other chief personages.
To proceed to England, and after presenting the credentials to the King, to tell his Majesty that, persevering in their affection and respect, they have appointed him ambassador resident there, in the room of Lodovico Faber. To congratulate the King, etc., and to recommend the Venetian merchants and their affairs to him.
To visit all the chief personages who have most authority with the King, according to the information received from his predecessor, and render them favourable to the Signory. To give constant and frequent advices.
Ayes, 191. Noes, 6. Neutrals, 4.