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Spain -- History -- 17th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Records:

Pierre Villars' Memoirs of the Court of Spain

Call Number: MS C84

Mémoires de la Cour d'Espagne depuis l'année 1678, jusqu'en l'année 1682. Leaf [1] blank, leafs [2-3] are an Introduction suggesting le marquis de Villars to be the author. Engraved portrait of Louis Hector, duc de Villars, with another version pasted on the back. Leaf [4] most of introduction, leaf [5] blank, numbered pages 1-427 text. Leaf [1-12] at the end of the volume is Tables de maitieres, leaf [13] blank. There are also two letters found laid in the volume, located at MS P196.

Dates: after 1682 (18th century?)

Tracts: The Estate of Spain

Call Number: MS D86
Overview A collection of tracts written 1607-1626 by Sir Charles Cornwallis (died 1629), an English courtier and diplomat in King James I's court. The tracts concern the Spanish kingdom and other political matters; letters to family members; Henry, Prince of Wales; and other topics. Cornwallis was ambassador to Spain in the early 1600s and was later treasurer of the household and otherwise attending Henry, Prince of Wales, until the prince's death in 1612. Cornwallis was imprisoned in the Tower of...
Dates: 1607 - 1626