Lot 774: De'Medici Catherine



2015-07-10 15:43:26

Lot 774: De'Medici Catherine: (1519-1589) Italian Noblewoman, Queen Of France 1547-59, Wife Of King Henry Ii. D.S., Catherine, One Page, Folio, Paris, 7Th August 1587, In French. The Manuscript Document Is Issued By Catherine In Her Capacity As Queen Mother And States, In Part, 'Desiring To Satisfy Guillaume Collet And His Co-Heir Of The Sum Of Eight Hundred Forty Francs Forty Three Sous Which Is Due To Them As The Remainder Of A Larger Sum. Because Of A Piece Of Embroidery Furnished For The Service Of Her Majesty By The Late Romain Collet, And The Said Lady Not Having Any Means To Acquit Promptly The Said Piece, (She) Had Commanded And Ordered M. Raoul Feron, Her Counsellor Treasurer And Receiver General Of Finances That....He Is To Give And Deliver To Him His Bank And Receipt For Such A Sum...' Signed By Catherine At The Foot And Also Bearing A Countersignature. With Blank Integral Leaf. Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £1000 - 1200
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