[Letter from Edward IV to Maximilian, Duke of Austria and Burgundy regarding a case of piracy against English subjects.]

Title

[Letter from Edward IV to Maximilian, Duke of Austria and Burgundy regarding a case of piracy against English subjects.]

Alternative Title

Full title: [Letter from Edward IV to Maximilian, Duke of Austria and Burgundy regarding a case of piracy against English subjects.]

Creator

Edward 1442-1483,

Publisher

London? : publisher not identified

Date

10 February 1479.

Format

1 sheet ; 24 x 38 cm.

Description

Letter, 25 lines, written with brown ink in chancery hand, large initial "E" with calligraphic flourishing, tag for seal cut out from lower border and with very fragmentary private seal of Edward IV in red wax.
Endorsement on verso: "Lettre du Roy d'angleterre Edouard 4. par lesquelles il declare la perte qui avait e?te? faite sur un vaisseau appartenang a quelques officiers de sa maison et qui avait e?te? pris en pleine mer par les contes de Nassau et Romont contre la liberte du commerce. le 10e fevrier 1479."
"Phillipps MS 9967 (213)"--verso.

Provenance

Purchased on the Schulich-Woolf fund from Bernard Quaritch Ltd. Catalogue 1434 (2016), no. 58.

Contributor

Maximilian, I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1459-1519, recipient.
Schulich-Woolf Collection.

Language

English

Identifier

Flat Folio Dated 1479 .E39

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Citation

Edward 1442-1483,, “[Letter from Edward IV to Maximilian, Duke of Austria and Burgundy regarding a case of piracy against English subjects.],” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed November 24, 2017, http://schulichwoolf.omeka.net/items/show/248.