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Manuscript/Mixed Material King Philip II grant of arms,

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Title

  • King Philip II grant of arms,

Summary

  • 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.

Names

  • Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598.
  • Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)

Headings

  • -  Mesa, Alonso de,--active 1566
  • -  Mesa, Hernando de,--active 1566
  • -  Heraldry--Spain
  • -  Nobility--Spain--Heraldry

Genre

  • Illuminated manuscripts

Notes

  • -  King of Spain.
  • -  In Spanish.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
  • -  NUCMC/kislak
  • -  NUCMC/vm01
  • -  Kislak accession no.: 1991.345.00.0003

Medium

  • 1 item.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Kislak MS 1014

Repository

  • Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Jay I. Kislak Collection dcu (Acc. 1991.345.00.0003)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2007574385

Access Advisory

  • Collection open for research.

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Jay I. Kislak Collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse. The Library asks that researchers approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and creativity are documented here.

The Kislak Collection is open to research. Because many of the items in the collection are on exhibit in the Library of Congress’ galleries, researchers are advised to contact the Geography and Map Division and/or the Rare Book and Special Collections Division prior to visiting in order to determine whether the desired materials will be available at that time.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Jay I. Kislak Collection.

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Chicago citation style:

Philip Ii, King Of Spain, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. King Philip II grant of arms. 1566. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007574385/.

APA citation style:

Philip Ii, K. O. S. & Jay I. Kislak Collection. (1566) King Philip II grant of arms. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007574385/.

MLA citation style:

Philip Ii, King Of Spain, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. King Philip II grant of arms. 1566. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007574385/>.