Duo Castella, commune (Dvigrad / Duecastelli)

1010_PP

Regestum

Pope Sergius IV confirms the jurisdictions of the bishops of Poreč over Rovinj, Dvigrad, and Bale that were disputed by the Aquileian patriarch John.

Date
March 1010
Place

1211_PW

Regestum

Aquileian Patriarch and Istrian Margrave Wolfger confirms the temporal jurisdictions that the Church of Poreč enjoys by way of donations issued by previous patriarchs of Aquileia; 13th-century forgery.

Date
9th of December, 1211
Place

1386_DD

Regestum

The Commune of Dvigrad invites Hugh VIII of Duino and his lord, Duke Leopold of Habsburg, the captain and the lord of the neighboring County of Pazin, to become the guards (Lat. advocati) of the Commune and defend them against their enemies in return for their obedience and a yearly tribute of twelve Venetian marks.

Date
26th of May, 1386
Place

1423_SM215

Regestum

The Venetian Senate deliberates on the matter of the four recently annexed communinites in Istria and their unhappiness with the current regimen; the first proposal (P. 1), to modify the existing jurisdictional framework is rejected; the second proposal (P. 2) is accepted, changing absolutely nothing, but only advising the rectors of Koper to delegate literate and suitable persons to these posts.

Date
21st of May, 1423
Place

1444_MC77

Regestum

The Venetian Great Council creates a number of new administrative posts that are henceforth to be filled by the Venetian noblemen, among them the rector of Medulin, the podestà of Oprtalj, and the podestà of Dvigrad.

Date
7th of June, 1444
Place

1458_CX308

Regestum

The Council of Ten confirms the old privilege of the Commune of Koper and the original pact with Dvigrad by which the nobles of Koper elect among themselves the regularly rotating podestà of Dvigrad.

Date
30th of August, 1458
Place