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Wedding in Paris of Elisabeth de Valois and Philip II after the Peace of Cateau-Cambresis; funeral of Henri II. (Paris: June-August, 1559)
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Discorso e particolar notitia de le feste, trionfi, pompe, e giostre fatte in Francia, dopo la conclusion de la pace, nel sposar di Madama Elisabetta primagenita del re christianissimo. Insieme con le pompe funerale, dopo la morte di sua maesta christianissima, accuratissimamente, dal uero scritte. (Venice, 1559)
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  Title_page
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  Section "Discorso de le cose successe in Francia dapoi la conclusion de la pace."
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  Reception Of the Duke of Alba at St Denis by the Cardinal of Lorraine, the princes of Ferrara and Condé and others.
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  Ceremony The reading of the marriage contract by de Laubespine, one of the King's secretaries.
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  Mass The wedding mass at Notre Dame de Paris said by the cardinal de Bourbon.
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  Banquet At the Palais de Justice.
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  Ball
Masque A combat between satyrs and nymphs, in which the nymphs are victorious.
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  Triumphal_Arch
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  Machine An artificial ship, decorated in gold, silver, yellow and red, arrives in front of the Tournelles, on the rue Saint- Antoine.
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  Tournament In which Henri II is fatally wounded.
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  Procession Funeral procession to Notre Dame de Paris.
Section "La pompa et l'essequie funebri del gia re christianissimo di Francia Henrico II. di questo nome."
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  Oration Funeral oration by monsignor de Vinovo.
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  Procession Funeral procession to St Denis.
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Festival details

Festival:
Wedding in Paris of Elisabeth de Valois and Philip II after the Peace of Cateau-Cambresis; funeral of Henri II.

Date:
June-August, 1559

City:
Paris

Participants:
Alba (Alva), Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, third Duke of (1507-1582)
Henri II (Henri d'Orleans) (1519-1559), King of France
Elisabeth de Valois (1545-1568), Princess of France, m. Philip II, King of Spain
Philip II (Felipe II) (1527-1598), King of Spain

Dynasty:
Habsburg, Valois

Notes:
Philip II was not actually present at his wedding; he was represented by the Duke of Alba.
Book details

Title:
Discorso e particolar notitia de le feste, trionfi, pompe, e giostre fatte in Francia, dopo la conclusion de la pace, nel sposar di Madama Elisabetta primagenita del re christianissimo. Insieme con le pompe funerale, dopo la morte di sua maesta christianissima, accuratissimamente, dal uero scritte.

Published:
Venice, 1559

Shelfmark:
1059.d.30

Format:
[24] pp. 4º

References:
Watanabe No. 1620
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