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Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1503-1564



  • Existence: 1503 - 1564

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles V letter to Philip II

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293031]
Identifier: Vault MSS 746
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter on parchment to the Emperor's son, Philip II. The item is an instruction to Philip that he can trust Ferdinand I but not the "Bishop of Madrid." Charles warns Philip of the "seditions" in France and orders him to keep the borders of Spain protected. The letter concludes with words of farewell and blessing adjacent to the Emperor's symbol.

Dates: 1555

Ferdinand I letter to Philip II

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293189]
Identifier: Vault MSS 755
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter on velum addressed to Philip II of Spain. The item concerns the religious problems in Europe at the time and expresses Ferdinand's opinion that things will correct themselves over time.

Dates: 1560

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Catholicism 1
Europe -- History -- 1492-1648 -- Sources 1
Holy Roman Empire -- History -- Charles V, 1519-1556 -- Sources 1
International Relations 1
Politics, Government, and Law 1