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La signoria rurale nell’Italia del tardo medioevo. 2 Archivi e poteri feudali nel Mezzogiorno (secoli XIV-XVI)

  • Edited by:
  • Francesco Senatore,

By studying the archives of the feudal Lords of Southern Italian between the 14th-16th centuries you can understand the real nature of their power and how it was expressed. The volume, which takes into account the most recent historiography, relies on the study and inventory of important documentary collections held in the Archivio di Stato of Naples, such as the Sommaria (Relevi with the files for feudal succession; Dipendenze, I, Conti erariali dei feudi and Diversi, with the seigneurial account books acquired by the State of those lord who had been rebellious or had died without heirs). The authors deal also with the cartularies (‘platee’) of aristocratic dynasties as the Ruffo and the Sanseverino, based in Calabria, and with the parchments of the Albertini from Nola.
Thanks to the rich information derived by these archival series and account books, the authors bring new light on the seigneurial powers, the typology of the records produced by and for the Lords, the administration of their estates, the strategy for elaborating the family memory.

  • Keywords:
  • Middle Ages,
  • Southern Italy,
  • feudal lordship,
  • Archives,
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Francesco Senatore

University of Naples Federico II, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-5034-8609

Francesco Senatore teaches medieval history at the University Federico II of Naples. His scientific work focuses on the 14th to the 16th centuries, comparing and contrasting Italy, in particular Southern Italy, with other areas of Europe on a range of themes: political and cultural history, the history of institutions, diplomatics and archival science. His main topics are Italian diplomacy, letters and letter-writing, urban history, institutions, and written records.
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Book Title

La signoria rurale nell’Italia del tardo medioevo. 2 Archivi e poteri feudali nel Mezzogiorno (secoli XIV-XVI)

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Francesco Senatore

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558

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2021

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© 2021 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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