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Festivities in Bourges to celebrate the release from captivity of the King's two sons, François, Dauphin, and Henri, duc d'Orleans. (Bourges: 1530)
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La grant triu[n]phe et joye faicte de la reduction des tres nobles et puissans seigneurs messieurs le daulphin et le duc Dorleans en la ville et cite de Bourges. (, [1530?])
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  Procession Members of the university.
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  Bonfire Bonfires built by the rector of the university and others.
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  Banquet Including cakes and wine given to the people.
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  Banquet
Festival details

Festival:
Festivities in Bourges to celebrate the release from captivity of the King's two sons, François, Dauphin, and Henri, duc d'Orleans.

Date:
1530

City:
Bourges

Participants:
Francis I (1494-1547), King of France
François (Francis) (1518-1536), Dauphin of France
Henri II (Henri d'Orleans) (1519-1559), King of France

Dynasty:
Valois

Notes:
The Dauphin and the duc d'Orleans were released from their captivity in Spain by Charles V under the terms of the peace of Cambrai for a ransom of 2 million gold "ecus au soleil".
Book details

Title:
La grant triu[n]phe et joye faicte de la reduction des tres nobles et puissans seigneurs messieurs le daulphin et le duc Dorleans en la ville et cite de Bourges.

Published:
, [1530?]

Shelfmark:
c.46.a.12

Format:
[8] pp. 8º

Binding:
18th century brown morocco, gilt; arms of Adolphe Audenet on upper and lower boards.
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