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Cenci Family:

An Inventory of the Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Subject: Cenci Family
Title: Cenci Family Collection
Dates: circa 1650-1821
Extent: 1 box (1.00 linear feet)
Abstract: The collection includes three manuscript accounts of the execution of Beatrice Cenci and other members of the Cenci family at Rome in 1599 for the murder of the family patriarch, Francesco Cenci. The incident has been the subject of a number of literary and musical works, including Percy Bysshe Shelley's verse drama The Cenci (1819).
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-0730
Language: One manuscript is written in English and two are written in Italian.
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Michael Ramsey, 2011 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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