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Philip II letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 752

Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter on parchment addressed to Philip's court, family, and others which announces the death of his wife Mary I of England. Philip II expresses his grief and explains that Mary would have desired England to be Catholic. He also states that he is the most qualified person to lead England back to Catholicism.

Dates

  • 1558

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Biographical History

Philip II was King of Spain and, as Philip I, king of Portugal from 1580.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

Latin

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Philip II letter
Status
In Progress
Date
1991 April 9
Description rules
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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