Saltaro of Gallura

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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.

He made a donation of Vitithe to the Church of Pisa which was confirmed in 1116 by Ittocorre. The charter calls him encus mortuus est, idest sine haeredibus ("already dead, without heirs"). He may have been a son and successor of Constantine I and predecessor of Torchitorio. [1] He may have belonged to the Lacon, Thori, or Gherardeschi families. Some sources make him a son of Torchitorio and place his reign in the early twelfth century immediately before Ittocorre's. However, it is more likely that he ruled before or after Manfred and Baldo in the early eleventh century.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pisa archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Pisa is a metropolitan see of the Catholic Church in Italy. It was founded in the 4th century and elevated to the dignity of an archdiocese on 21 April 1092 by Pope Urban II. Its mother church is the cathedral in the Piazza del Duomo. Since 2008 the Archbishop of Pisa has been Giovanni Paolo Benotto.

Ittocorre or Ottocorre 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.

Constantine I was the Giudice of Gallura from probably before 1065 to sometime before 1100. He was probably a member of the Gherardeschi family of Pisa and governed Gallura on behalf of the Republic.


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  1. Manno, 306 n776.