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Entry of Henri II and Catherine de' Medici into Paris (Paris: 16th-18th June, 1549)
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C'est l'ordre qui a este tenu a la nouvelle et ioyeuse entrée, que ... le roy treschrestien Henry deuxieme de ce nom, a faicte en sa bonne ville [et] cité de Paris. (Paris, [1549])
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  Printers_device
Title_page
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  Privilege
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  Section "C'est l'ordre qui a este tenu ..."
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  Gate The outer portal at the Porte Saint Denis Hercules
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  Woodcut of the gate at the Porte Saint Denis
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  Fountain The Fontaine du Ponceau, on the rue Saint Denis. Figures of the three Fortunes made of gold (the King), silver (the Nobility) and lead (the People), seated beneath Jupiter, who is standing on a globe.
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  The Fontaine du Ponceau
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  Triumphal_Arch The arch facing Saint Jacques de l'Hopital. Gallia crowned with three towers; Victory.
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  The arch facing Saint Jacques de l'Hopital.
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  Obelisk Situated in front of the Eglise du Sepulchre on the rue Saint Denis. France as Bellona; the figure of a rhinoceros; hieroglyphs including a dog, lion, serpent, book, sword and lamp..
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  The obelisk at the Eglise du Sepulchre
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  Perspective A perspective in the Ionic style situated opposite the Chatelet. Lutetia, Pandora
Fountain The Fontaine des Innocents.
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  The perspective opposite the Chatelet.
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  Triumphal_Arch The first arch of the Pont Notre Dame Typhis and four Argonauts (Telamon, Peleus, Hercules and Hylas); Castor and Pollux; Jason.
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  The first arch of the Pont Notre Dame
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  The Pont Notre Dame
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  Triumphal_Arch The second arch of the Pont Notre Dame Calisto, Archas, Croton and Pandarus; the King as Genius Principis; Iris; Phoebus and Phoebe.
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  Procession At Saint Ladre
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  Portrait The captain of the mounted archers.
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  Entry The King's entry into the city through the Porte Saint Denis.
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  Triumphal_Arch Situated in front of the Palais. Minerva
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  The arch in front of the Palais
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  Banquet
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  Procession Starting at Saint Ladre on the 18th June.
Section "Sensuit l'ordre de lentree de la royne"
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  Entry The Queen enters the city through the Porte Saint Denis
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  Banquet
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  The decoration of the dining hall for the banquet given by Cardinal du Bellay. The marriage of Peleus and Thetis.
Banquet Given by Cardinal Jean du Bellay
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  Triumphal_Arch Situated near Saint Paul in the rue Saint Antoine Brennus and Belgius.
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  The arch near Saint Paul
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  The arch in the rue Saint Antoine
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Festival details

Festival:
Entry of Henri II and Catherine de' Medici into Paris

Date:
16th-18th June, 1549

City:
Paris

Participants:
Catherine (Caterina) de' Medici (1519-1589), Queen and Queen Regent of France, m. Henri II, King of France
Henri II (Henri d'Orleans) (1519-1559), King of France

Dynasty:
Valois
Book details

Title:
C'est l'ordre qui a este tenu a la nouvelle et ioyeuse entrée, que ... le roy treschrestien Henry deuxieme de ce nom, a faicte en sa bonne ville [et] cité de Paris.

Names:
Roffet, Jacques (Printer)

Published:
Paris, [1549]

Shelfmark:
C.33.k.2

Format:
[80] pp. 4º 11 woodcuts

References:
Watanabe No. 1602

Binding:
Eighteenth-century red morocco.

Provenance:
Sixteenth-century ownership inscription on title page
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