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De bello Melitensi, & eius euentu Francis imposito, ad Carolu[m] Caesarem / V. Nicolai Villagagnonis commentarius.

Author: Villegagnon, Nicolas Durand de, 1510-1571?.
Contributor(s): Estienne, Charles, 1504-approximately 1564 [printer] |
Baluze, Etienne, 1630-1718 [former owner.].
Production / publication: Parisiis [Paris] : Apud Carolum Stephanum, Typographum Regium, M.D.LIII [ie 1553]Description: 30 unnumbered leaves ; 24 cm (4to).General note: Signatures: A⁴-G. Printer's device on title page.Language note: In Latin.Ownership note: Inscribed on title page: "R Fecoix" and "Stephanus Baluzius Tutelensis". Acquired from Davis of Orioli, May 1920 (£1-15-0).Binding note: Vellum, remain of ties.Other title: De bello Melitensi ad Carolum Caesarem commentarius | De bello Melitensi, et eius eventu Francis imposito, ad Carolum Caesarem / V. Nicolai Villagagnonis commentarius [Other title].Subject(s): Malta -- History -- 1530-1798Summary: Eyewitness account of the Ottoman siege of Malta in 1551, the battle that halted the advance of the Turkish fleet in the Mediterranean. The account attempts to shift the blame for the loss of Tripoli and the engagements in Malta from the French to the Spanish.
List(s) this item appears in: History of the Knights Hospitaller, or the Order of St. John of Jerusalem | The islands of Malta, Gozo and Rhodes | Knights of Malta
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A5.18 Le voyage du Roy au Pays-Bas de l'empereur en l'an M.D. LIIII / brefvement récité par lettres missives que B. de Salignac, gentilhomme françois, escripvoit du camp du roy à Monseigneur le cardinal de Ferrare. A5.18 Traicté de la guerre de Malte, & de l'issue d'icelle faulsement imputée aux Francois : à l'Empereur Charles V / par le chevalier de Villegaignon. A5.19 Arrest de la cour de Parlement donné sur les conclusions de Monsieur l'Advocat General de Harlay, concernant les privileges des Chevaliers de Malte. Du 6 septembre 1694. A5.20 De bello Melitensi, & eius euentu Francis imposito, ad Carolu[m] Caesarem / V. Nicolai Villagagnonis commentarius. A5.21 La grande et merueilleuse et trescruelle oppugnation de la noble cite de Rhodes : prinse naguieres par Sultan Seliman a present grand Turcq, ennemy de la tres saincte foy Catholicque / redigee par escript par excellent et noble cheualier Frere Jacques bastard de Bourbon, commandeur de sainct Mauluiz, Doysemont et Fonteynes, au prieure de France. A5.22 Modele pour servir a la reception de messieurs les Chevaliers de Malte : contenant de nouvelles observations pour faire les preuves de noblesse, les preuves testimoniales ; & un formulaire très-éxact pour faire les verbaux de ces mêmes preuves ; ensemble, l'arbre généalogique, les édits des Rois Henri IV, Louis XIII, Louis XIV et Louis XV concernant la noblesse, et les observations sur la reception des prêtres conventuels et servans d'armes / par M. le Chevalier de Laube de Bron. A5.23 Anno XXXII Henrici Octavi : in the Parlyament begon at Westm[inster] the XXVIII. of Apryll, the XXXI. yere of the reygne of the moste excellente, most hygh, and most myghtye prynce, Henry the Eyghte … there holden and afterwarde continued by dyuers prorogations unto the XII. daye of Apryll in the sayde yeare. In the last session thereof begone the same XII. daye of Aprull, and from the same most prosperous reygne, from the which it was by prorogation continued untill the XXV. daye of the same moneth of Maye, and holden untill the XXIIII. daye of Julye the sayde XXXII. yeare : at which daye the sayde Parliament was by his graces authority finished and dissolued. Amonges many other the actes folowing by his highnesse with thassent of the lordes spirituall and temporall, and the comons assembled in the sayd parliament, have been established, ordeyned and enacted.

In Latin.

Museum copy inscribed in ink on first flyleaf with former reference numbers (ink).

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