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[POSTPONED] Travels of Marco Grimani

Monday 18 May 2020

HES Archives and Library

Engraving of Dumbarton Castle sitting on its rock above the sea, dated 1718. In the foreground are small sail boats and rowing boats.

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From 1543-44 Marco Grimani was sent to Scotland as the Pope's representative - a Papal Legate for Pope Paul III. 

Join Andrew Nicoll, Deputy Head of Archives at HES, to the explore the fascinating travels of this Venetian in Scotland.

Following the talk join us in the Search Room and view original archive material.

Image credit: View of Dumbarton Castle © Courtesy of HES. Illustration from Theatrum Scotiae by J Sleezer. View the image on Canmore.

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