Four Years At The Court Of Henry Viii Volume 2

Paperback | February 11, 2012

bySebastiano Giustiniani

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX II. Compendium Of The "report" Of The Most Noble Messer Sebastian Giustinian, Procurator And Knight, ConcernIng His Legation In England, Delivered In The Senate On The ioth October, 1519. This MS. report, the original of which exists in the library of Count Agostino Sagredo at Venice, has never yet been printed in full, either in Italian or any other language. As stated in the heading, it was made to the Senate on the ioth of October, 1519, but as the MS. gives its author the title of Procurator, which he did not obtain until 1540, it may be supposed that the compendium was written out from his own notes, about that period. Its contents, at any rate, are for the most part corroborated by his correspondence, and some trifling inaccuracies in the Sagredo transcript have been corrected by the translator, through the Diaries of Marin Sanuto. It runs thus:--That he considered that he had two important announcements to make to the Senate, the first being a narrative of his negotiations during a mission of fifty-seven months, which he should deliver, omitting whatever was superfluous and unimportant; without, however, passing over any thing bearing the stamp of novelty and variety. Secondly, it behoved him to return infinite thanks for the honours conferred on him by the State; saying, that of yore, by the law " Post Limina" it was lawful for any one who had been a long while abroad on public service, to receive indemnity for losses incurred during his absence, a law which he himself had no occasion to enforce, as not only had he recovered all losses, but had, moreover, received so much from their Lordships, that it far exceeded any demand he could have made, wherefore he returned endless thanks, and having nothing but his life to offer, he promised neve...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX II. Compendium Of The "report" Of The Most Noble Messer Sebastian Giustinian, Procurator And Knight, ConcernIng His Le...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217835414

ISBN - 13:9780217835411

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