Petition on behalf of slaves in Tunis to PF, [1658]

Title

Petition on behalf of slaves in Tunis to PF, [1658]

Subject

Tunis
Slaves (Christian)
Slave priests

Description

Letter from unnamed Christian slaves (secular and religious) in Tunis to PF. In their letter they complain about Jean Le Vacher, who became consul of the French nation without the permission of PF. They write that he treats them badly, and that he calls himself both vicar apostolic and vicar general, based on whichever title he reserves for himself, during certain cases [of absolution].
Additional comments
Date based on a discussion in PF about complaint about Jean Le Vacher. In this file the priests names are Gregorio Bianchelli, Jacobo Vilar and Leonardo da Milano. See: APF ACTA 27, 193r, 217r-218r, issue 24 (database item 491).

Source

APF SOCG 248, 196r-199v

Date

[1658]

Language

Latin

Type

Petition

Identifier

437

Coverage

Origin: Tunis
Destination: Rome

Citation

“Petition on behalf of slaves in Tunis to PF, [1658],” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed August 12, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13512.

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