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Coronation of Ferdinand I King of the Romans at Aachen in 1531. (Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle).: 19th January, 1531)
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Coronatione del serenissimo principe Don Fernando re de Romani: de Ungaria [et] de Bohemia [et]c. Secondo el raguaglio mandato al reuerendissimo Cardinale de Santa Croce de Aquisgrano alli XII de Gienaro. ([Florence?], 1531)
  Page 001  
  Title_vignette Woodcut of knights surveying captured armour.
Title_page
  Page 002  
  Procession Including Ferdinand's pages dressed up in Turkish dress, amabassdors, Spanish, Italian and German nobles.
  Page 004  
  Fountain With rivulets of red and white wine.
Ceremony Coronation involved a number of artefacts, reputedly belonging to Charlemagne.
  Page 005  
  Banquet Detailed description of seating arrangements.
  Page 007  
  Exotic_animals Camels and Dromedaries, with a Pelican piercing its own breast (symbol of Christ).
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  Illustration Imperial eagle above and below a woodcut of various female figures.
Festival details

Festival:
Coronation of Ferdinand I King of the Romans at Aachen in 1531.

Date:
19th January, 1531

City:
Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle).

Participants:
Ferdinand I (1503-1564), King of Bohemia and Hungary, King of the Romans
Charles V (1500-1558), King of Spain (Carlos I), Holy Roman Emperor

Dynasty:
Habsburg
Book details

Title:
Coronatione del serenissimo principe Don Fernando re de Romani: de Ungaria [et] de Bohemia [et]c. Secondo el raguaglio mandato al reuerendissimo Cardinale de Santa Croce de Aquisgrano alli XII de Gienaro.

Published:
[Florence?], 1531

Shelfmark:
9930.cc.11

Format:
[8] pp. 8ยบ Two woodcuts

References:
Watanabe No. 17
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