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Charles V letter to Rodrigo Ponce de León

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 247

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated March 9, 1521. Charles writes to the Duke of Arcos concerning his efforts to pacify the trouble in Seville, Spain.

Dates

  • 1521 March 9

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted; permission to use item must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Charles V letter to Rodrigo Ponce de León must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Rodrigo Ponce de León (1490-1530) was the Duke of Arcos in Spain.

Don Rodrigo Ponce de León was born in 1490, and was the grandson of Don Rodrigo Ponce de León, Marquis of Cadiz. Upon the death of his grandfather in 1592, Ponce de León inherited his position. In 1493 his title of count of Arcos was elevated to a dukedom. Ponce de León was under the tutelage of his grandmother, Beatriz Pacheco, until her death in 1511. He later was granted the capitancy of Seville in 1513.

Biographical History

The Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (1500-1558) ruled between 1519 and 1556. He was also King of Spain between 1516 and 1556.

Extent

1 sheet ; 28 cm

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Holograph, signed.
Title
Register of Charles V letter to Rodrigo Ponce de León
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 24
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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