lunes, 25 de noviembre de 1577
Carta Ejecutoria de Hidalguía para Hernando y Alonso de Mesa.
Illuminated grant of arms (1 p., accompanied by 19 p. of text with endorsements) conferring nobility on Alonso de Mesa and Hernando de Mesa in recognition of their service to the Crown.
Signed "Yo el Rey."
Illumination is multi-colored/gilt (12 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.) depicting Madonna and child, cornucopia, bird, butterfly, flowers, cherubs, and mounted knight in-arms with sword and herald.
Contributor Names:Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598.
Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
Jay I. Kislak Collection
(Library of Congress)