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[Spanish royal correspondence]; [manuscript].

[Spanish royal correspondence] [manuscript].
Collection of different works primarily from 16th- through 18th-century Spain. The majority of the contents consist of royal correspondence including letters from Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, to his son Philip II; correspondence, possibly from Ferdinand V, referred to as Ferdinand the Catholic, concerning Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, referred to as El Gran Capitán; a letter from Ferdinand the Catholic, King of Aragon, to his cousin Juan II, count of Ribagorza and viceroy of Naples (including comments by Luperico Leonardo de Argensola, historiographer of Aragon); correspondence between Philip IV, King of France and Pope Boniface VIII; a pledge of military alliance from King Frances I of France to Süleyman I, Sultan of the Turks; a letter from Philip II, King of Spain, to Pope Pius V, conerning the imprisonment of his son Prince Carlos of Asturias; a letter from Bartolomé Carranza, Archbishop of Toledo, to King Philip II; a letter from Cardinal Antonio Zapata Cisneros, bishop of Cadiz, to King Philip III; and a communication of the Royal Council of Castile given to King Philip III. Other works include an account of events in the life of Ferdinand the Catholic; an excerpt from a maritime encyclopedia; and an article of the Royal Decree of 1740. Printed materials (f. 111r-236v) follow the manuscripts and include a pamphlet on the valuation of silver; a list of individuals receiving a public pardon in 1592; and a printed three-part eulogy of Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain and Portugal, who died in 1611.
Spain; Spain; Spain; Spain; Spain
Ferdinand and Isabella, 1479-1516.; Charles I, 1516-1556.; Philip II, 1556-1598.; Philip III, 1598-1621.
236 leaves : paper; 199-213 x 143-157 mm. bound to 208 x 160 mm.
(OCoLC)ocn301734138; (OCoLC)301734138; (PU)4444638-penndb-Voyager
Spanish, with two items in Latin (f. 56v-58r).
Formerly owned by Henry Charles Lea (bookplate, inside upper cover).
[Spain, between 16--? and 17--?]
Kings and rulers -- Duties -- Early works to 1800.; Kings and rulers -- Correspondence -- Early works to 1800.; Nobility -- Spain -- Early works to 1800.; Bishops -- Spain -- Toledo.; Navigation -- History -- Encyclopedias -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Pledges.; Encyclopedias.; Decrees.; Hybrid books.; Manuscripts, European.; Manuscripts, Spanish; 18th century.; Manuscripts, Spanish; 17th century.
Personal Name:
Fernández de Córdoba, Gonzalo,; Carlos,; Philip; Charles; Ferdinand; Philip; Boniface; Philip; Juan; Francis; Süleyman; Zapata Cisneros, Antonio,; Carranza, Bartolomé,; Pius; Lea, Henry Charles,
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1357