Lot 472: De, Medici Marie



2015-09-16 14:07:24

Lot 472: De Medici Marie: (1575-1642) Queen Of France 1600-10, A Member Of The House Of Medici. Second Wife Of King Henry Iv Of France. Following The Assassination Of Her Husband In 1610, Which Occurred The Day After Her Coronation, She Acted As Regent For Her Son, King Louis Xiii, Until He Came Of Age. L.S., Marie, One Page, Folio, Paris, 12Th September 1613, To Monsieur De Matignon, In French. The Elegantly Penned Manuscript Letter Relates To A Mandate Issued By The Late King Inviting De Matignon To Sit On The Regional Assembly Of The Duchy Of Normandy, Again Inviting Him To Sit On The Assembly This Month And, With Other Members, In A Plenary Assembly, 'To Render Justice In Consideration Of What The King Expected And Desired, Which Is The Object Of This Mandate'. With Address Panel To The Verso. A Few Neat Slits To The Left Margin And With Slight Traces Of Former Mounting To The Verso, Vg] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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