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 Collection — Volume: 1-2
Call Number: MS D60


Diariorum Francisci Mucantij Ceremoniarum Magistri Tom. Primus [-Secundo] 1572 – 1580.


  • Creation: 1572 - 1580


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2 Volumes (241, 255 leaves) : The material is paper; binding is of contemporary vellum.Signature gatherings: vol. 1 [A^2,B-BB^10] vol. 2 [A^2,B-R^10, S^8, T-Y^8, Z^8, AA-CC^10, DD^8] Inner bifolium of AA not seen in (leaves 222-223). ; 27.5 x 20.0 cm.

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Physical Location

MS D60

Custodial History

Old press marks: vol. 1, 4.15, leaves 14, 301-C-12; vol. 2, 4.16, leaves 14, 301-C-13. Small round stamp cut out of first folio of each vol.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Libreria Antiquaria Mediolanum, 1961.


Joecher s.v. Mucantius “Mucantius (Franz) ein Italiener, gab heraus De SS. Petri et Pauli imaginibus. Rom, 1573 9°.”
D.A.C.A. s.v. Caeremoniale Episerporum & Ordines Romani.
G. Constant. Les maîtres de cerémonies du XVIe siècle – leurs diaires. In Erete française de Rome Mélanges d’archéologie et d’histoire. XVIII annee 1903 p. 161-229, p. 319-343. p. 334.

Additional Information

Foliation added by original cataloger. Signatures 1-12 in vol. 2 signed in upper right-hand corner by original hand. No reference to Mucantius found, other than Joecher and Constant. Constant (p. 334) says manuscript of Mucantius’ Diarium in Archivi sacrae congregationis caeremonialis, manuscript no. 413- 416, 417-418, 419, that (p. 164) M. was a Magister caeremoniarum and (p. 334) kept diary 1572-1592. It was the duty of one of the two Magistori to keep a diary of the acts of the pontifical court. Unpublished.

Guide to the Francesco Mucanzio Collection
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Francesco Mucanzio Collection, Department of Special Collections, MS D60, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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