Letter from Simon Legras to SCC, 1655-05-07, Soissons

Title

Letter from Simon Legras to SCC, 1655-05-07, Soissons

Subject

Soissons
France (missions in)

Description

This is not a visitation report, but a complaint from the bishop of Soissons about the dean and clerics of the church in Soissons, who claim exemption from his jurisdiction. The bishop requests the congregation to help establish and clarify his jurisdiction over the church and its members.
Date discussed 1655-07-03
Additional comments
The letter is signed "Simon, bishop of Soissons". Simon Legras was bishop of Soissons between 1624 and 1656. The letter was possibly directed to Cardinal Paolucci within SCC.

Creator

Simon Legras

Source

ASV Cong.Concilio Relat.Dioec. 772, 1r-4v, issue 1

Date

1655-05-07

Contributor

Addressed to SCC

Relation

See: ASV Cong.Concilio, Libri Litter. Visit. SS. Liminum 10 for response from SCC
See also: Cong. Vescovi, Reg. Episcoporum 1655 (not in this database).

Format

Original; signed; Latin. Folios unnumbered in the original; this is the first document in the box.

Language

Latin

Type

Letter

Identifier

97

Coverage

Origin: Soissons
Destination: [Rome]

Citation

Simon Legras, “Letter from Simon Legras to SCC, 1655-05-07, Soissons,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed September 30, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13598.

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