King Louis XIII Signed Letter & Seal Defense Of Our Estate 1636
Louis xiii king of France - signed letter & seal - "defense of our estate" 1636. His reign was marked by the weakening of the greats and Protestants, the struggle against the habsburgs and the affirmation of French military domination. Brown wax seal with france arms (diameter: 7.5 cm). Slight slot at the bottom right and some gaps in the right side. The predominant role of the cardinal of richplace is clearly affirmed. After the capture of the islands of lerins in 1635 by the habsburgs which were to serve as a base of operations to attack the coast of provence, rich town built a fleet placed under the command of the Earl of Harcourt which joined the ships placed under the command of Jean-louis of the mas de castellane, Baron of Allemagne. Unfruitful in 1636, the battle of the Lérin Islands was won in 1637 by a vast naval military operation. On the strategic importance of these islands and the determination of the king upon their resumption, see the reconquest of the islands of lerins in 1637 by the French, memoirs of the cardinal of richplace. "Louised by the grace of god king of france and navarre. To our dear and beloved Baron Dallemagne salut. It is necessary to choose people of value and capacity required to command the ships that will make up our naval army that we have set up in noz seas of the rising for the defence of our summer and to wage war, and can only do better x than your person. To these causes and full confidence of your sufficient value, courage, experience in the faict of the navy, fidelity and affection of our service. We have the appointment and presentation which was made of you by our dear and beloved cousin the cardinal duke of richplace and fronsac, great me, chief and superintendent general of navigation. Let us commit and order these signed by our hand, for and soubs laurctority of our cousin. Commander one of the said ships which will be given to you by our said cousin and all the officers, soldiers and sailors who will be by us maintain.
Mandon audits officers, soldiers and mathelots obey. To do this, we have given you and give you full power, commission, authority and mandate. For this is our pleasure [.] " Jean louis of the mas de castellane, Baron of Allemagne, attached to the service of emmanuel ii of Savoy, was general of the galleys of this prince before moving on to the service of the king of France.
In 1635, the cardinal of richplace entrusted him with the command of the naval army, which he prepared against the islands of lerins. Good condition - sent by registered mail. This item is in the category "collections\letters, old papers\autographs\historical persons".
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- number of pages: 1
Period: xvith and before
- country of manufacture: france
- region: provence-alpes-coast-of-azure
- theme: history, politics