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Medici, Catherine de, Queen of France (1519-1589)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
143
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$2,252$1,900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Medici, Catherine de, Queen of France (1519-1589), Signed letter, February 23, 1566, one page, in French, to the French Ambassador to Spain, Fourquevaux, worried about the pregnancy of her daughter, Elizabeth, wife of Philip II of Spain and also about a court affair concerning a ship and horses sent by Charles IX of France to Austria, folio, (stain left edge, else very fine to excellent).

Estimate $1,200-1,500

stain left edge, else very fine to excellent

Keywords

France, Spain, Elizabeth, Philip II, Austria, Dauphins of France, Knights of the Garter

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