Lot 1047: , [Louis Xiii]



2015-09-16 14:12:06

Lot 1047: [Louis Xiii]: (1601-1643) King Of France 1610-43 And King Of Navarre 1610-20. Contemporary Manuscript, Vellum, Signed By Secretary Louis, One Page, Oblong Folio, N.P.(?), 10Th February 1611, In Old French. The Document Being A King'S Donation To Captain De Berton Including All Taxes And Rights Of Selling Corresponding To His Majesty On The Land Mentioned. Signed At The Foot Of The Document By Nicolas Brulart De Sillery, In His Capacity As Chancellor Of France And Royal Seals Keeper. Overall Age Wear, With A Tear And Minor Pinholes To The Left Folded Border, Not Affecting The Text Or Signatures. G At The Time Of The Present Document'S Date, Louis Xiii Is A Nine Years Old King Of France, And His Mother Marie De Medici Acts As Queen Regent Of France. Nicolas Brulart De Sillery (1544-1624) French Statesman, Royal Seals Keeper And French Chancellor. Close To Henri Iv, And To His Second Wife Marie De Medici. When She Was Crowned In May 1610, And The Day After Henri Iv Was Assassinated, Brulart Made All Necessary To Accomplish The Appointment Of The Queen As Regent Of France, Instead Of Henri Ii. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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