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Joanna the Mad and Charles V
PRIVILEGE OF EXEMPTION FROM TAXES FOR THE TOWN OF PORCUNA. GRANADA, 11 FEBRUARY 1518
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
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Joanna the Mad and Charles V
PRIVILEGE OF EXEMPTION FROM TAXES FOR THE TOWN OF PORCUNA. GRANADA, 11 FEBRUARY 1518
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Joanna the Mad and Charles V
PRIVILEGE OF EXEMPTION FROM TAXES FOR THE TOWN OF PORCUNA. GRANADA, 11 FEBRUARY 1518
folio (325 x 220mm.), 30, [2 (blank)] ff., manuscript on vellum, first leaf with an illuminated border incorporating real and mythical animals with the royal arms at foot and a picture of the Virgin and Child within the first initial, some manuscript foliation retained at foot, bound as a single quire with thick coloured silk thread, without covers, slightly water-stained at head, silk thread defective
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Catalogue Note

Porcuna, in Andalucía, was in the possession of the Order of Calatrava, though by the time of this privilege, the Order itself had been incorporated into the Crown's property. Charles had become joint ruler with his mother Joanna in 1516, when he was just 16 years of age.

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