Misson, François Maximilien; Goodwin, Timothy [Bearb.]; Wotton, Matthew [Bearb.]; Manship, Samuel [Bearb.]; Tooke, Benjamin [Bearb.]
A New Voyage to Italy: With Curious Observations On several other Countries, as Germany, Switzerland, Savoy, Geneva, Flanders, and Holland. Together, With Useful Instructions for those who shall Travel thither. Done out of French. In Two Volumes (Vol. I.) — London: Printed for T. Goodwin, at the Queen's-Head; M. Wotton, at the Three-Daggers in Fleet-street; S. Manship, at the Ship in Cornbil; and B. Took at the Middle-Temple-Gate in Fleet-street, 1699

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Chaplets os
Beads -were
invented by
Urban II.

J Nch> J'ojwge Vol. I.
Deis, Measures of the Height of our Lady, and
such like Commodities.
We saw some Chaplets whose Beads were like
Goose-Eggs; these are for the great Days of De-
votion. You must know, moreover, that there
is no Person there, who affirms not himself to be
descended from the Race of one who law the ar-
rival of the Holy Houfe. All of them have heard
their Grandfathers relate, that their Ancestors
heard it from their Great-Great-Grandfathers ;
as those who live now fail not to transmit the
same Story to their Children, and their Childrens
Children. And must not one be very incredulous
that refuses to believe such a Tradition ? I am,

Loretto, Feb.
16. 1688.

SIR,
Tour, &C.

LETTER XX.

RECANA-
TI.

HELVIA
RICINA.

S I R,
AS we pass’d thro’ Recanati, which is a little
City on the top of a Hill, three Miles from
Loretto, I stopt a while to see the great Church :
I cou’d find nothing in it worthy of Observation,
but the Tomb of poor Pope Gregory XII. who,
you know, was deposed from the Pontificate by
the Council of Rifa ; together with Teter de Luna,
who assirm’d the Name of Benedift XIII. and was
Pope of Avignon.
Ten Miles from thence, in a most fruitful
Country, on the Bank of the Rotenz,a, we past
thro’ the Ruines of the City formerly called
Helvia Ricina, where there are still to be seen
pretty
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