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(CLEMENT VIII) (1536-1605)
THIS ITEM SOLD. Please inquire about similar inventory. MS – Manuscript, three pages, in a calligraphic court hand by papal secretary and author M(arcello) Vestri Barbiani. Dated 1595 in the third year of the pontificate of Clement VIII (Ippolito Aldobrandini). This appears to record the appointment of papal legates. It also mentions Cardinal Alessandro Sforza […]
(INNOCENT XI), Blessed Pope (1611-89)
This item is SOLD. Please inquire about similar material. Declared blessed by Pope Pius XII in 1956. Born Benedetto Odescalchi. Much of his reign was concerned with tension with Louis XIV of France. A conservative, he lowered taxes in the Papal States during his pontificate and he also produced a surplus in the papal budget. Because […]
(LATEAU, Servant of God Anne Louise) (1850-83)
Belgium religious; mystic; stigmatist (first appeared at age 18). Second Class Relic; her linen handkerchief with accompanying documentation.
Breve dated 20 December 1889, signed on behalf of the pope by Mieczysław Cardinal Halka-Ledóchowski. Document bestows certain liturgical favors on the Basilica of Saint Nicolai, Nantes France. Dimensions: 15.25″x5.25″. Bears the red rubber stamp papal seal. Usual folds and very light toning; overall a handsome example. Ledòchowski (1822-1902) enjoyed an illustrious ecclesiastical career. Served as […]