RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 295
Extent62 ff.
TitleCHARLES V. ADVICE TO HIS SON PHILIP II OF SPAIN
Datelate 16th century
Description'Parlamento di Carolo Quinto Imperatore al Re Philippo suo figliuolo nella consignatione de' suoi stati'.
The advice given by the Emperor Charles V (1500-1558) to his son Philip II of Spain (1527-1598) on his retirement from public life in 1555-56. A political treatise for princes, which circulated widely in manuscript in several languages.

ff. 1-5. blank.
ff. 6r-29r. 'parte prima, del tempo della pace'.
f. 29v. blank.
ff. 30r-58r. 'parte seconda, del tempo della guerra'.
ff. 58v-62v. blank.
LanguageItalian
FindingAidsNew description by Richard Palmer, 2011
PhysicalDescriptionBinding of limp vellum, with green fabric ties.
276 x 205 mm.
Paper leaves.
CustodialHistoryIncluded in the catalogue by Edmund Gibson, Lambeth Librarian from 1696 (LR/F/39, f. 97r).
CopiesFor copies of the English translation from Spanish by Henry Howard, see MS. 138, ff. 290-315, and MS. 711 ff. 213-296.

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CodeNameDates
GB/109/17372Charles V (1500-1558); Holy Roman Emperor1500-1558
GB/109/11202Philip II (1527-1598); King of Spain and Portugal; husband of Mary I, Queen of England1527-1598
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