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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 557 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BAYLO (Lat. bajulus or baillivus; cf. Ital. balio, Fr. bailli, Eng. bailiff), in diplomacy, the title borne by the Venetian representative at Constantinople. His functions were originally in the nature of those of a consul-general, but from the 16th century onwards he had also the rank and functions of a diplomatic agent of the first class. " Under the name of bayle," says A. de Wicquefort, " he performs also the functions of consul and. judge; not only between members of his own nation, but also between all the other merchants who trade in the Levant under the flag of St Mark." (See DIPLOMACY.)
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