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Festivities for the betrothal of the infants Dauphin and Mary I. (Paris: 22nd December, 1518)
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Le liure [et] forest de messire Bernardin Rince … conentant [et] explicant briefuement lappareil, les ieux, [et] le festin de la Bastille. (Paris, 1518)
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  Title_vignette Coat of arms.
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  Printers_device Two angels holding the arms of France, the device of Jean de Gourmont.
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  Dedication Dated 23rd December, 1518.
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Section “Voulant descrire les gra[n]ds ieux …”
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  Theatre Long description and interpretation of murals representing mythological scenes.
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  Seat Adorned with Latin epigrams.
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  List List of participants.
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  Dance The King dances a Pavanne basse.
Banquet With detailed seating plan.
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  Dance
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  Illustration Woodcut of a male figure.
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Festival details

Festival:
Festivities for the betrothal of the infants Dauphin and Mary I.

Date:
22nd December, 1518

City:
Paris

Participants:
Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547
Francis I, King of France, 1494-1547
Francois, Dauphin of France, 1517?-1536
Mary I, Queen of England, 1516-1558

Dynasty:
Valois, Tudor

Notes:
The betrothal of the Dauphin and the future Mary I formed part of the peace negotiations between England and France in 1514. The festivities at the Bastille were given by the Viscount of Milan.
Book details

Title:
Le liure [et] forest de messire Bernardin Rince … conentant [et] explicant briefuement lappareil, les ieux, [et] le festin de la Bastille.

Names:
Rincius, Bernardinus [Rince, Bernardin] (Author)
Gourmont, Jean (Printer)

Published:
Paris, 1518

Shelfmark:
811.d.31.(1)

Dedicated to:
Duprat, Antoine, Chancellor of France, 1464-1535

Format:
20 pp. 4o. Four woodcuts.

References:
The printer's device is identified in Silvestre, L.-C., Marques typographiques (Paris, 1853). Watanabe No. 1561

Notes:
Bound with 5 other works. Rince also wrote a poem, in French and Latin, in praise of the betrothal, and translated Richard Pace's sermon on the peace and the marriage treaty.
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