Letter to [the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno] to the PF secretary [Dionisio Massari], [1650]

Title

Letter to [the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno] to the PF secretary [Dionisio Massari], [1650]

Subject

Scotland

Description

Letter to the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno. The nuncio is asked to write to PF describing the difficult situation of the Catholic missionaries in Scotland because of persecution, poverty, the absence of protection and scarcity of priests. The author asks that the nuncio ask for an annual pension for six priests who plan to go there, and especially for two of them who are departing immediately: Gulielmo Bannatisno [William Ballantyne], who has been in Scotland and testifies that these matters are true, and Andrea [Andrew] Hay.
Additional comments
Date based on the time that Ballantyne went to Scotland for the first time, which was in 1650.

Creator

Unknown

Source

APF SOCG 297, 256r

Date

[1650]

Contributor

Addressed to Nicolò Guidi di Bagno

Format

Original, unsigned and undated

Language

Italian

Type

Letter

Identifier

295

Coverage

Origin: Rome
Destination: [France]

Citation

Unknown, “Letter to [the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno] to the PF secretary [Dionisio Massari], [1650],” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed November 29, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13677.

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