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Charles V's Coronation Holy Roman Emperor at Bologna in 1529 (Bologna: 1529)
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Gratae et laboribus aequae posteritati Caesareas sanctique patris longo ordine et urmas aspice et artifice mter venerare manum tradere quae potuit rigido mansura metallo nomina magnorum tot generosa virum pictor Hogenbergus quod per tua (The Hague, [1532?])
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  Colophon Engraved classical pediment with rampant lions.
Dedication Verses addressed to Charles V by Joannes Secundus, beginning "Divo et invicto imperatori Carolo V...".
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  Illustration Servants, princes; nobles and military officers. Banners of the city of Bologna.
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  Illustration Magistrates of Bologna. Banners of the Colleges of Bologna. Twelve doctors of canon law.
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  Illustration Governor of Bologna. Banner of the City of Bologna. Red banners of the Pope's household.
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  Illustration Duke of Penna, Chamberlain of the Pope and attendants. Ancient banner of the Roman people and St George. Imperial eagle and banners of the Church and Pope.
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  Illustration Six horses led by six grooms. Four hats of the Pope. Papal chamberlains.
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  Illustration Secretaries, Counsellors, Advocates, Auditors of Rota. Trumpeters.
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  Illustration Mercers, Vergers, Hostiaries and Porters. Heralds.
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  Illustration The Pope's pastoral staff, tiara, two golden candle sticks and twelve wax torches.
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  Illustration The Holy Eucharist, attended by patricians of Bologna and Doctors of Medicine. Papal Sacristan, various Princes, Counts, Marquesses and Dukes.
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  Illustration Great nobles of various countries. Imperial chamberlains.
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  Illustration High Chamberlain, Adrian, Count Asford. Burgundian herald throwing coronation medals to the people.
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  Illustration College of Cardinals. Bonifacio Paleologus, Marquess of Monferrato with Imperial Sceptre. Francisco Maria, Duke of Urbino, bearing imperial sword.
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  Illustration Philip, Count Palatine and Duke of Bavaria bearing the Orb. Charles, Duke of Savoy, bearing the imperial crown. Guards with partizans.
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  Illustration Pope Clement VII and Emperor Charles V. Henry, Count of Nassau. Archbishop of Bari and Bishops of Coria and Brixen.
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  Illustration Nicolas Perrenot, Michael Maio, Doctors of Canon Law. Counsellors and Prelates. Drummers.
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  Illustration Trumpeters, Squadrons of Men-at-Arms led by the Marquess of Puta, Count of Ascoli, Barons of Rhodio, Vienen, St Saturnino etc.
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  Illustration German and Spanish footguards. Antonio da Leyva, Commander-in-Chief.
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  Illustration Artillery. An eagle between lions from whose mouths flow red and white wine.
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  Illustration Ox stuffed with various animals spit-roasted. Bread distributed to the people.
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Festival:
Charles V's Coronation Holy Roman Emperor at Bologna in 1529

Date:
1529

City:
Bologna

Participants:
Charles V (1500-1558), King of Spain (Carlos I), Holy Roman Emperor
Clement VII (Giulio de' Medici) (1478-1534), Pope

Dynasty:
Habsburg
Book details

Title:
Gratae et laboribus aequae posteritati Caesareas sanctique patris longo ordine et urmas aspice et artifice mter venerare manum tradere quae potuit rigido mansura metallo nomina magnorum tot generosa virum pictor Hogenbergus quod per tua

Names:
Secundus, Joannes (Author)
Bruining, Englebert [Bruning, Englebert] (Publisher)
Hondius, Henricus (Printer)
Hogenberg, Nikolas [Hogenberg, Nicolaus] (Artist)

Published:
The Hague, [1532?]

Shelfmark:
144.g.3.(1.)

Format:
[40] pp. 40 engravings on a roll 34ft. long and 18.25" wide. Folio.

References:
For further information on the bibliographical complications associated with this text, see Sir William Stirling Maxwell's facsimile edition 'The Procession of Pope Clement VII and the Emperor Charles V After the Coronation at Bologna' (Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1875), pp. 26 ff. Watanabe No. 696

Notes:
One of seven different versions of this edition published by Hondius at the Hague. The plates have been retouched and signatures replaced with numbering. In this copy the title page and colophon have been bound in the wrong way round. [This book has been catalogued with each double page spread considered as one page (although they are numbered 1 and 2).]

Binding:
18th century red morocco with gilt tooling; arms of George III on upper and lower covers.

Provenance:
From George III's library.
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