Consiglio Maggiore Florentine institution



January 27

27th January. The Consiglio Maggiore (Great Council) met and appointed a council of 80 men, who with the Signoria would have to choose the ambassadors, reply to letters, and do much other business.(1)

Source: A Florentine Diary, p. 81

February 5

5th February. The tax on property, that is to say, the Decima, was passed by the Consiglio Maggiore; but the provision that it could not be imposed more than once a year, or less frequently.(1)

Source: A Florentine Diary, p. 82

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