Sixtus IV, Papal Bull Public

Sixtus IV, born Francesco della Rovere, 1414-84. Pope 1471. Builder of the Sistine Chapel, which was named after him. Papal bull in his name, confirming Galeatio Marscotti in his position as Officiali Officialatus of the church of Saint Petronius in Bologna. Dated Rome, 18 Oct. 1471.


In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Identifier
  • Shelf Mark: Doc.Brown.10
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 page oblong folio on vellum; 285 x 525 mm; with lead bulla of Sixtus IV
Alternative title
  • Sixtus IV, Born Francesco della Rovere, 1414-84. Pope
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 41.89193, 12.51133
Additional physical characteristics
  • In Latin in a good italic hand, with an attractive calligraphic first line. The lead bulla of Sixtus IV in fine condition is attached by the original pink and yellow plaited cords. A few small holes not affecting the sense of the text; the document is in generally excellent condition.
Physical repository Collection
  • Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collection
  • Donated by Bruce and Dorothy Brown.
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • 1989-069-5
Fonds title
  • Bruce and Dorothy Brown Collection
Fonds identifier
  • SC017
Is referenced by Date digitized
  • February 23, 2012
Transcript Technical note
  • Metadata by KD.
  • 1471
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (fee for reproductions). This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.
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