Format Books
Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Philip II
Dates 1566
Location Spain
Language Castilian
Subjects Active 1566
Mesa, Alonso De
Mesa, Hernando De
King Philip II grant of arms, 1566 Nov. 25.
Contributor Names
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598.
Subject Headings
-  Mesa, Alonso de,--active 1566
-  Mesa, Hernando de,--active 1566
-  Heraldry--Spain
-  Nobility--Heraldry.--Spain
-  King of Spain.
-  Illuminated grant of arms (1 p., accompanied by 19 p. of text with endorsements) conferring nobility on Alonso de Mesa and Hernando de Mesa in recognition of their service to the Crown. Signed "Yo el Rey." Illumination is multi-colored/gilt (12 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.) depicting Madonna and child, cornucopia, bird, butterfly, flowers, cherubs, and mounted knight in-arms with sword and herald.
-  Collection open for research.
-  In Spanish.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC
1 item.
Call Number
Kislak MS 1014
Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Jay I. Kislak Collection dcu (Acc. 1991.345.00.0003)
Digital Id
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