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Betrothal of Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. (Calais, Dover, Canterbury, London: [1508]?)
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The solempnities [and] triumphes doon [and] made at the spousells and mariage of the kyngs doughter the Ladye Marye to the Prynce of Castile Archeduke of Austrige ([London], [1508?])
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  Illustration Two angels presenting the Tudor arms. Below are a Tudor rose and the arms of Castile surmounted by imperial crowns.
Title_page
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  List Detailing the ambassadors sent by Maximilian to negotiate the marriage.
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  Journey Ambassadors are conducted from Calais to Dover and then to Canterbury by Sir Edward Poynings.
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  Audience Before the king.
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  Ceremony Lord Bargs[? de Begis in the Latin original] performs the proxy marriage ceremony with Princess Mary.
Marginalia
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  Music Trumpets and other instruments celebrate the noble act.
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  Mass
Banquet
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  Joust Lasting three days.
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  Tournament Jousts and tourney.
Marginalia
  Page 014  
  Intermezzo No information about the interludes.
Banquet
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  Printers_device Richard Pynson's device.
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Festival:
Betrothal of Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.

Date:
[1508]?

City:
Calais, Dover, Canterbury, London

Participants:
Charles V (1500-1558), King of Spain (Carlos I), Holy Roman Emperor
Maximilian I (1459-1519), Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Romans
Mary of France (1496-1533), m. i) Louis XII, King of France, ii) Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

Dynasty:
Habsburg, Tudor
Book details

Title:
The solempnities [and] triumphes doon [and] made at the spousells and mariage of the kyngs doughter the Ladye Marye to the Prynce of Castile Archeduke of Austrige

Alternative title:
[fol. 1 verso:] Hoc presenti libello humili stilo editio... Continentur honorifica gesta solemnes cerimonie et triumphi nuper habiti, In suspicieda [sic]... Maximiliani Romanorum Imperatoris

Names:
Pynson, Richard (Printer)
Carmeliano, Petro (1451-1527) [Carmelianus, Petrus] (Author)

Published:
[London], [1508?]

Shelfmark:
C.21.b.12

Format:
[18] pp. 4ยบ Two woodcuts.

Notes:
This is a translation from Latin of BL G.6118. It is missing sigs. A3 - 4 and B1 - 5. Marginalia in early sixteenth century secretary hand.

Binding:
19th century morocco, BM binding.
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