Diarii del Governo del Duca d'Ossuna, written in four hands, 312 folios: (fo. ii) title; (fo. 1) text. There is a change of hand at fos 269, 272v and 310. On fo. i is the bookplate of Sir T. Phillipps.
Francisco Zazzera: Diarii del Governo del Duca d' Ossuna
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- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.5935
- Dates of Creation1616-1620
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- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
Francisco Zazzera was a citizen of Naples.
The Duca d'Ossuna was appointed govenor of the Naples by Spain in 1617, and championed the cause of the people against the nobles and clergy.
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Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
Other Finding Aids
Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.
The diary was purchased by Sir T. Phillipps from Longman no. '9' (fo. iv), and formed no. 2448 in the Phillipps Library.
The diary is printed in Archivio storico Italiano, Vol. IX (Florence, 1846), pp. 473-615.