Parchments' Digital Images Archive

F6-50. Indulgence by Papal Nuncio Ludwig

Kiev, 1474 10 04
The diploma by Papal Nuncio, Patriarch Ludwig of Antiochuia announcing the remission of temporal punishment in purgatory to the faithful who visit the Franciscan Church of Assumption in Vilnius on the indicated conditions.
On the plica on the right is the notarial signature: N. Crucze. 
Attached peaked oval red wax seal of Patriarch Ludwig of Antiochuia (only the upper part remains) in a protective wax bowl, attached with a string of faded cherry thread. Two cuts for the string are made in the parchment.
Latin; 1 f.; 25x40+5,5 cm; Text: 14,5x32 cm; 18 rows. The parchment is dirty.  Initial is enlarged and highlighted. 
The label and the seal of the Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences are on the reverse of the parchment.
References: KDKDW, t.1, p.336-338, nr.288; Jasas, p.45, nr.82.  

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