House of Venier
The Venier were a prominent family in the Republic of Venice who entered the Venetian nobility in the 14th century. Their members include:
- Pietro Venier (died 8 May 1372) who was the Governor of Cerigo
- Antonio Venier (circa 1330 - 23 November 1400) who was Doge of Venice from October 1382 until his death.
- Andrea Venier (fl. 15th century) a provveditore of Venetian Albania
- Francesco Venier, appointed podestà (city ruler, or minister of justice) of Padua for a term of one year by Doge Christoforo Moro, Venice, 1 Oct. 1470 
- Bernardo Venier "fu de ser Giacomo" was podestà of Padua in 1476 
- Antonio Venier fu de ser Dolfin was podestà of Padua in 1485 
- Marin Venier fu de ser Alvise Procurator was podestà of Padua in 1492
- Francesco Venier who was Doge of Venice from 1554 to 1556
- Sebastiano Venier (c. 1496 – March 3, 1578) who was Doge of Venice from June 11, 1577 to March 3, 1578. He had been an admiral of the Venetian fleet and was one of the protagonists in the 1571 Battle of Lepanto
- Lane, Frederic Chapin (1973). Venice, a Maritime Republic. Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-1460-X.
- Setton, Kenneth Meyer (1978). The Papacy and the Levant, 1204-1571. DIANE Publishing. ISBN 0-87169-127-2.
- Venice, Italy, Biblioteca del Museo Correr, ms. Classe III 84, Commissione of Christoforo Moro; Nuova Biblioteca Manoscritta (online: search at http://www.nuovabibliotecamanoscritta.it/). Called "ser Francesco Venier fu de ser Dolfin" in Giuseppe Cappelletti, Storia di Padova, vol. 2, p. 258(Padua, 1875)
- Giuseppe Cappelletti, Storia di Padova, vol. 2, p. 258 (Padua, 1875)
- Giuseppe Cappelletti, Storia di Padova, vol. 2, p. 258(Padua, 1875)
- Giuseppe Cappelletti, Storia di Padova, vol. 2, p. 258
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