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Tournaments at the Field of the Cloth of Gold (Ardres: June, 1520)
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La description et ordre du camp [et] festiem[en]t [et] ioustes des trescrestiens et tres puissa[n]s roys de France [et] Dangleterre ([Paris], [1520])
  Page 001  
  Title_vignette Woodcut of two knights jousting.
Title_page
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  Embassy English embassy to French camp.
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  Embassy French embassy to English camp.
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  Meeting Meeting of Francis I and Henry VIII.
List Members of the French party.
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  Banquet Francis I dines with Catharine of Aragon at Guisnes and Henry VIII with Queen Claude at Ardres.
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  Triumphal_Arch Two arches.
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Festival details

Festival:
Tournaments at the Field of the Cloth of Gold

Date:
June, 1520

City:
Ardres

Participants:
Francis I (1494-1547), King of France
Henry VIII (1491-1547), King of England
Claude (1499-1524), Queen, m. Francis I, King of France
Catherine of Aragon (1485-1536), m. Henry VIII, King of England
Wolsey, Thomas (c.1475-1530), Cardinal and English statesman

Dynasty:
Tudor, Valois
Book details

Title:
La description et ordre du camp [et] festiem[en]t [et] ioustes des trescrestiens et tres puissa[n]s roys de France [et] Dangleterre

Published:
[Paris], [1520]

Shelfmark:
G.1209.(3.)

Format:
[16] pp. 4ยบ Woodcut on title page

References:
Watanabe No. 1569

Notes:
Bound with two other works.

Binding:
19th century calf, gilt, with arms of Thomas Grenville on upper and lower covers

Provenance:
Thomas Grenville Library
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