Poreč (Parenzo)

Poreč (Parenzo)

543_EP

Regestum

Euphrasius, the bishop of Poreč, regulates the relations between the Bishopric and the Chapter and prescribes various taxes, including the tithe and the church quartese (a quarter of a tithe) owed by the inhabitants of Poreč and the retainers of church property (forgery composed in the second half of the 12th, or the first half of the 13th century).

Date
March, 24 543 (late 12th-, early 13th-century forgery)

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Regestum

Venetian Doge Pietro II Orseolo departs with his navy on a military expedition against Croats and Narantines in Dalmatia; on his journey, the doge stops at Poreč and Pula where he is cordially greeted by the bishops, clergy, and citizens of these Istrian cities (narrative account from John the Deacon’s Istoria Veneticorum).

Date
May 9, 1000

1118_SH

Regestum

Siegried and Heliza, the noble citizens of Poreč, donate their possessions, a church dedicated to St. Peter in Poreč with all its dependencies and an allod called Mount Petrosus, to St. Michael’s monastery in Pula.

Date
1118

1150_FV

Regestum

Five Istrian communities – Pula, Rovinj, Poreč, Novigrad and Umag – pledge their fealty to the doge of Venice and his successors, promising military support, a variety of symbolic tributes to St. Mark, the patron saint of Venice, and to the doges, guaranteeing the safety of all the Venetians in their jurisdictions and abolishing all the dues for Venetian traders.

Date
Between 1150 and 1152, traditionally dated to 1150.

1203_WP

Regestum

Wolfger, the patriarch of Aquileia and margrave of Istria, confirms the boundaries of the territories under the jurisdictions of the bishops of Poreč. A Forgery drawn up by the chancery of Boniface, the bishop of Poreč (1282 - 1305).

Date
4th of November 1203

1205_PV

Regestum

In the name of their city, the consuls of Poreč renew their oath of fealty to Venice, promising to observe their oath pledged to Doge Domenico Morosini in 1150 to the letter (doc. 1150_FV), and to give the fifteen pounds of oil for the illumination of St. Mark’s church in Venice to the clergy of that church every year on Candlemas (February 2).

Date
May 21, 1205

1225_AP

Regestum

The Bishopric of Poreč, represented by Bishop Adalpero and the local Chapter, and the Commune of Poreč, represented by the gastald, the meriga, and three consuls, conjointly elect eight honorable citizens of Poreč to define the borders of the city’s district from which the bishops had the right to quartese, that is, a quarter of the tithe.

Date
November 7, 1225

1232_GG1

Regestum

In the name of Patriarch-margrave Berthold V of Andechs, John de Riva, the general gastald in Istria, orders a Nicholas de Roço of Poreč and all his supporters to present themselves in front of the patriarch in Friuli and to respond to allegations raised against them by a Marino de Mengoso of Poreč and his supporters.

Date
15th of April, 1232

1232_GG2

Regestum

In the name of Patriarch-margrave Berthold V of Andechs, John de Riva, the general gastald in Istria, orders a Marino de Mengoso of Poreč and all his supporters to present themselves in front of the patriarch in Friuli and to respond to allegations raised against them by a Nicholas de Roço of Poreč of Poreč and his supporters.

Date
14th of April, 1232

1259_PP

Regestum

The Commune of Poreč constitutes a Tergestus de Raphaele as its procurator, tasked with petitioning the right to elect the podestà of Poreč for the following year from Patriarch-Margrave Gregory of Montelongo and, in case the petition is granted, to elect whomever he wishes for the next podestà of Poreč.

Date
January 5, 1259

1261_PP

Regestum

The Commune of Poreč constitutes Boniface, the patriarch’s gastald in Poreč, as its procurator tasked with petitioning the right to elect the podestà of Poreč for the following year from Patriarch-Margrave Gregory of Montelongo and, in case the petition is granted, to elect whomever he wishes for the next podestà of Poreč and have it confirmed by the patriarch.

Date
March 24, 1261