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Ex[ecutori]a de hidalguia a pedimiento de Sebastian de Torizes vezino de Sancta Maria de Redo[n]do : [manuscript].
imprint
Valladolid, Spain : 26 February 1578.
description
41 leaves.
format(s)
Book, Manuscript
Holdings
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imprint
Valladolid, Spain : 26 February 1578.
general note
Bound in limp vellum with ties and remains of loop clousures.
Cost of producing the manuscript appears on recto of leaf 1.
Includes thirty-five initials in gold lettering on fields of blue or red.
Patent of nobility presented to the hidalgos of Valladolid by Sebastian de Torices, citizen of Santa Marta de Redondo, seeking recognition of his claim to the status of hidalgo, including statements from various witnesses and the final decision reached following twelve years of litigation.
Title from recto of leaf 41.
With a miniature of the petitioner, his wife, and a child kneeling in prayer, with the Virgin and Child on a cloud above them, all contained in a large initial "P" on the upper half of verso of leaf 1; with the family coat of arms on the lower half.
Written in Spanish in brown ink; ruled in red.
catalogue key
11278443
 
Purchase; Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts; 2017; MS.17.064.

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