Julius II, Pope. Breve Julii Secu[n]di Pont. max. ad Reges, Duces et pri[n]cipes [christ]ianos: in quo continentur potiores: licet plures sint alie cause privationis Cardinalium Hereticor[um] Scismaticorumq[ue]

[Rome], (Giacomo Mazzocchi), [probably late 1511].

4to. (4) ff. With the woodcut Papal arms on the title-page. Modern half vellum over marbled boards.


Papal breve regarding the deposition and excommunication of the rebellious cardinals Bernardino Carvajal, Guillaume Briçonnet, Francesco Borgia, and René de Prie for having convoked the schismatic second Council of Pisa in 1511. After the death of Julius II and the election of Leo X in 1513, the surviving rebels apologized and were once more received into the church.

Slight waterstaining throughout; an old handwritten shelfmark to title.


Edit 16, CNCE 51235.

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