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    King Philip II of Spain Document Signed, "Yo el Rey", two pages, front and verso, 8.5" x 11.25", Madrid, 1571, in Spanish. The document has an embossed seal of the Kingdom of Spain on the second page. Light browning at the edges. Near fine. Sold with a later print of an engraving of Philip II. King Philip sought an alliance with the Kingdom of England by marrying the Catholic Queen Mary I of England in 1554. Queen Mary died in 1558 and the English throne went to the formidable Elizabeth, the Protestant daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

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    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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