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Entry of Margaret of Austria into Valencia and ratification of the marriage of Albrecht, Archduke of Austria, and Isabella, the Spanish Infanta. (Valencia: 1599. 18th April.)
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Relacion del aparato que se hizo en la ciudad de Valencia para el recibimiento de la Serenissima Reyna Margarita de Austria desposada con el Catholico y potentissimo Rey de Espana Don Phelipe Tercero deste nombre (Valencia, 1599)
  Page 001  
  Title_page With a printer's device.
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  Preface To the reader from the bookseller Francisco Miguel.
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  Reception Of the Queen by Archbishop of Seville, Conde de Lemos etc.
Section Body of the text.
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  Triumphal_Arch Description of the size and situation of the three arches prepared for her entry.
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  Chariot Triumphal chariot with an armed woman.
Triumphal_Arch In the marketplace, consisting of three separate arches. Globe. Arms of Spain. Pyramid. Oton. Rodolfo.
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  Procession Of municipal officials and the nobility come out to greet her.
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  Procession Order of the procession into the city.
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  Church Decked out with a specially constructed walkway.
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  Mass Said by the Archbishop of Valencia.
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  Ceremony Ratification of the marriage of Philip III and Margaret of Austria, with a transcription of the Latin vows read out by the Patriarch of Alexandria, Don Camilo Caetano.
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  Ceremony Ratification of the marriage between Archduke Albert and the Spanish Infanta, Isabella.
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  Song Chaplains sing verses copied out in the text.
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  Mass To celebrate the conclusion of the ceremonies.
Prayer 'Deus qui corda fidelium...'.
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  Tapestry Another reference to the Tunis tapestry?
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  Banquet
Dance King and Queen dance as well as their nobles.
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  Artillery
Fireworks
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  Procession 19th April to celebrate the city's patron San Vicente Ferrer. Dancing giants.
Tournament On horseback. The game of 'Alcanzias'.
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  Theatre Constructed for the tournament.
Tournament Another tournament in front of the Royal Palace.
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  Dance
Toros In the marketplace.
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  Procession For the feast day of St George.
Oration At the University
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  Joust Royal joust convened a week earlier.
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  Colophon
Festival details

Festival:
Entry of Margaret of Austria into Valencia and ratification of the marriage of Albrecht, Archduke of Austria, and Isabella, the Spanish Infanta.

Date:
1599. 18th April.

City:
Valencia

Participants:
Albrecht (Albert), Archduke of Austria (1559-1621), joint ruler of the Southern Netherlands from 1598
Isabella Clara Eugenia, Infanta of Spain (1566-1633), m. Albrecht (Albert), Archduke of Austria
Margaret (Margarita) of Austria (1584-1611), m. Philip III, King of Spain
Philip III (Felipe III) (1578-1621), King of Spain

Dynasty:
Habsburg
Book details

Title:
Relacion del aparato que se hizo en la ciudad de Valencia para el recibimiento de la Serenissima Reyna Margarita de Austria desposada con el Catholico y potentissimo Rey de Espana Don Phelipe Tercero deste nombre

Names:
Confaloniero, Giovanni Battista (Author)
Miguel, Francisco (Bookseller)
Mey, Pedro Patricio (Printer)

Published:
Valencia, 1599

Shelfmark:
9930.aa.9

Format:
[32] pp. 8ยบ

References:
Watanabe No. 2330

Notes:
On title page in a contemporary hand.
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