Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Codex 1609 Correspondence of Wilhelm IV

Title

Correspondence of Wilhelm IV

Authors

Call number

Ms. Codex 1609
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

German

Origin

Written in Germany after 1552 (date of correspondence, f. 3v, 6v).
Date
after 1552
Place
Germany

Summary

Collection of documents related to the aftermath of the Schmalkaldic War in Hesse in Saxony. The manuscript contents comprise copies of 2 letters: a letter dated 24 Feb. 1552 from Wilhelm IV to Maurice, Elector of Saxony, requesting a meeting to negotiate the release of Wilhelm's father, Philipp I, who was a leader of the Schmalkaldic League and imprisoned by Charles V as a traitor after the League's defeat; and a response dated 4 Mar. 1552 from the political leaders (Landschaft) of Saxony, asking Wilhelm to be patient.

Notes

Watermark

Similar to Briquet Couronne 4960 (Siegen, 1515) and 4962 (Waiblingen, 1519), but with a small cross and quartered circle below the circle supporting the crown.

Extent

7 leaves : 187 x 143 (165 x 100) mm. bound to 190 x 147 mm

Foliation

Paper, 7; [1-7], modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.

Support

Paper

Binding

Boards, with manuscript spine label Melanchton (printed work) and inscription on upper cover also concerning printed work.

Layout

  • Written in 20-23 long lines.
  • Script

  • Written in German cursive script.
  • Provenance

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    Fol. 1v
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    Back cover
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    Spine
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