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HENRY II OF FRANCE: (1519-1559)

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HENRY II OF FRANCE: (1519-1559) King of France 1547-59. Rare D.S., Henry, one page, oblong 4to, vellum, irregularly trimmed to the right border, Melun, 1549, to Gabriel Dargon, in French. The letter being a patent title given to Gabriel Dargon son of Baron Dargon, a nobleman from the French Royal Court House. Countersigned by the King´s secretary. Overall creasing and right border partially trimmed affecting part of the written text but not affecting the King´s signature. F to G £400-500 Henry II suffered an untimely death in a jousting tournament. Surgeons were unable to cure the infected wound inflicted by the captain of his Scottish Guard.

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HENRY II OF FRANCE: (1519-1559)

Estimate €480 - €600Jun 3, 2017