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Tournament to celebrate the 1559 wedding of Elisabeth de Valois and Philip II. (Paris: 1559)
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Warhafftige Newe Zeittung von dem Großmechtigen König zu Franckreich Wie seine Königliche Maiestat zu Pariß im Thurnier von einem Edelmann unnd Capitan beschedigt worden den Eylfften tag des Hewmonats dieses Neun und fünffzigsten Jars durch ein zuschlahendt tödtlich Fieber in Gott seliglich verschieden [etc] (Nuremberg, [1559])
  Page 001  
  Coat_of_Arms Woodcut arms of France.
Title_page
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  Journey The Duke of Alba, Count of Egremont and other noblemen travel from Brussels to France, arriving in Paris on June 15th.
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  Ball A series of balls given by the King.
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  Ceremony The proxy wedding of Felipe II (represented by the Duke of Alba) to Elisabeth de Valois.
Banquet To celebrate the marriage.
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  Tournament Preparations are made for the tournament, to be given by the Duc de Guise and others.
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  Joust Description of the joust in which the French king was fatally wounded.
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Festival details

Festival:
Tournament to celebrate the 1559 wedding of Elisabeth de Valois and Philip II.

Date:
1559

City:
Paris

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

Dynasty:
Valois, Habsburg

Notes:
This was the tournament in which Henri II was fatally wounded, events described in some detail in this account.
Book details

Title:
Warhafftige Newe Zeittung von dem Großmechtigen König zu Franckreich Wie seine Königliche Maiestat zu Pariß im Thurnier von einem Edelmann unnd Capitan beschedigt worden den Eylfften tag des Hewmonats dieses Neun und fünffzigsten Jars durch ein zuschlahendt tödtlich Fieber in Gott seliglich verschieden [etc]

Names:
Gall, Herman (Printer)

Published:
Nuremberg, [1559]

Shelfmark:
9200.c.27

Format:
[8] pp. 4º

Notes:
There is another edition at BL 9200.aaa.21
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