Ittocorre of Gallura

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Ittocorre or Ottocorre [1] was the Judge of Gallura early in the 12th century. He is first mentioned in a donation charter of Padules de Gunale, the widow of Torchitorio de Zori in 1112, from which it is inferred that he succeeded Torchitorio as judge around the start of the 12th century. [2]

Torchitorio of Gallura

Torchitorio de Zori is the earliest Judge of Gallura known with certainty and attested by contemporary sources. He lived in the late 11th century at a time when Sardinia was entering the wider Western European scene for the first time in centuries. Like his contemporary judges, he patronised Western monasticism.

By a Pisan charter dated 8 May 1117 (corresponding to 1116), Ittocorre donated the four Gallurese churches of Torpeia, Toraie, Vignolas, and Laratanos to the church of Pisa. He also confirmed a donation of Vitithe made by his predecessor Saltaro. He is surnamed de Gunale in the document and he may have been a brother of Padulesa, who, it is written, had already donated her portions of ownership in the churches. Before the marriage of Padulesa and Torchitorio, the Gunale and Zori families were enemies and Ittocorre appears to have been an enemy of the Zori as late as 1112.

Saltaro was the Judge of Gallura, located on the northeastern section of Sardinia, but the dates of his reign are unknown, as are his familial ties.

Ittocorre only appears in two more charters, one confirming another donation to the Pisan church by Padulesa and another wherein he declared fidelity to the Archdiocese of Pisa.

After his brief stint in the judgeship, Ittocorre appears with the title of donnu, the second-highest post in the giudicato. Ittocorre left an unnamed daughter. No successor of his is known, except probably Comita, until Constantine III, who may have been his son.

Comita of Gallura Italian noble

Comita Spanu was the giudice of Gallura, in Sardinia, from 1133 to 1146. He was the son and successor of Constantine II.

Constantine III, possibly a son of Ittocorre, succeeded Comita Spanu as giudice of Gallura in 1146 and reigned until 1161, when he retired from the world as a monk. He was the first Gallurese ruler of the Lacon dynasty and was characterised by "nobility of mind."


  1. Also Thocorre, Orthocor, or Orzocorre. Manno, 308 n776.
  2. The date of the charter is 1113 in the Pisan style, which corresponds to 1112. Manno, 308 n776.


Preceded by
Judge of Gallura
c. 1100 c. 1116
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