Papers of the Ferretti Family of Ancona
Scope and Contents
This material offers a detailed account of the private lives of the minor nobles in the Papal States after the Sack of Rome in 1527 and the closure of the Council of Trent in 1563.
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Biographical / Historical
This archive of the Ferretti Family begins in 1574 with the last will and testament of the richest man in Ancona at the time 'Il Perillustrissimo Conte Angelo', and closes in the mid-18th century with an impressive marriage and the tale of the family coach.
6 ringbinders, 1 large plans envelope.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Papers of the Ferretti Family of Ancona