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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

Thursday 29th November 2018: 1:00pm GMT

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Lot 2

Mercenaries.- Francis I Agreement signed by Philip Tretefleur, Captain-General of 1500 mercenaries to serve the Comte de Saint-Pol, Lieutenant of the king (Francis I) serving in Italy for 100 livres tournois per day, D.s., manuscript in French, on vellum,1529.

 

Estimate: £400 - 600

Hammer Price: Unsold

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Mercenaries.- Francis I (King of France, 1494-1547).- Agreement signed by Philip Tretefleur, Captain-General of 1500 mercenaries to serve the Comte de Saint-Pol, Lieutenant of the king (Francis I) serving in Italy for 100 livres tournois per day, D.s., manuscript in French, on vellum, 11 lines, in cursive script, 1 corner creased, hole in margin, slightly browned, lacks seal, 130 x 305mm., 19th May 1529.

⁂ Francis I spent much of his reign fighting the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in Italy.

Francis I de Bourbon, Count of St. Pol, Duke of Estouteville (1491-1545), prince and important military commander during the Italian Wars.

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Mercenaries.- Francis I (King of France, 1494-1547).- Agreement signed by Philip Tretefleur, Captain-General of 1500 mercenaries to serve the Comte de Saint-Pol, Lieutenant of the king (Francis I) serving in Italy for 100 livres tournois per day, D.s., manuscript in French, on vellum, 11 lines, in cursive script, 1 corner creased, hole in margin, slightly browned, lacks seal, 130 x 305mm., 19th May 1529.

⁂ Francis I spent much of his reign fighting the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in Italy.

Francis I de Bourbon, Count of St. Pol, Duke of Estouteville (1491-1545), prince and important military commander during the Italian Wars.