Spain Under Charles the Second, Or, Extracts from the Correspondance of Alexander Stanhope Spain Under Charles the Second, Or, Extracts from the Correspondance of Alexander Stanhope

Spain Under Charles the Second, Or, Extracts from the Correspondance of Alexander Stanhope (Paperback)

By Alexander Stanhope 
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 1130238970
EAN: 9781130238976
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 58
Publish Date: 2012-3-6
Binding: Paperback
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 Excerpt: ...was Governor ad interim. When the letter was opened and read in the Council, they found that Montezuma was ordered by the King to pass to Peru, and Caiiete to remain Viceroy of Mexico. This seems to have been done upon a second thought that the name of Montezuma might still be dangerous among the Mexicans, especially being borne by a person who married a descendant of that great King, and has by her two daughters. TO MR. SECRETARY VERNON. Madrid, April 10, 1697. The King is to go to Aranjuez on the 24th by advice of his Doctor, which I much wonder at, for it is, though a very pleasant seat, yet ill air and very agueish, insomuch that I have observed all the people that live there look like brown paper. But it is a place the Queen delights in above all others, and everything must be as she would have it. Her Confessor, a Capuchin, is now the most considerable person at Court, and takes great state on him, being consulted by all who have any pretensions. This morning, about nine, I saw Don Juan de Larrea coming out from his lodging in the Convent, whither he had gone early on foot, I suppose for greater privacy. TO LORD CHANCELLOR METHUEN OF IRELAND. Madrid, May 29, 1697. A Public Minister tells me a Propio is come this morning from Barcelona in four days; that Monsieur de Vendome was at Gerona with 25,000 men, to which four more would be drawn out of their garrisons; that they had all preparations ready for a siege, and were marching directly to Barcelona, where was the greatest consternation imaginable; that the useless mouths and things of the greatest value were sent out; and that the Deputation of the City had been with the Captain General, desiring his leave to set up the standard of Santa Eulalia, patroness of that province, which is never done but in ...
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Title: Spain Under Charles the Second, Or, Extracts from the Correspondance of Alexander Stanhope
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Author: Alexander Stanhope
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 1130238970
EAN: 9781130238976
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 58
Publish Date: 2012-3-6
Binding: Paperback

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