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Opere Del Cardinal Bentivoglio Cio Le Relationi Di Fiandra , E Di Francia L'Historia Della Guerra Di Fiandra E Le Lettere Scritte Nel Tempo Delle Sue Nuntiature. Nuovamente Raccolte Insieme.

Cardinal Bentivoglio edited by Nicolo Redelichhuysen

Published by Appresso Giovanni Iost, E-82, 1648
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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Leather. Large 4to. Parigi (Paris) , Appresso Giovanni Iost, 1648. 172 pgs + 673 pgs. Title page illustrated with large copper engraved vignet present. Text in Italian. Bound in 17th century contemporary leather with a rebacked spine and lightly splayed boards. Spine is rubbed and worn. Light and scattered foxing present. Text is free of marks. Binding tight and solid. A posthumous published collection of some of his key works including Bentivoglio's history of relations between Flanders and France and of the Dutch War of Independence. Guido Bentivoglio d'Aragona (4 October 1579 7 September 1644) was an Italian cardinal, statesman and historian. Under Clement's successor, Pope Paul V, he was appointed titular archbishop of Rhodes, 14 May 1607, with a dispensation for being three months shy of the canonical age and not having yet received the sacred orders, in order to give him appropriate credentials as nuncio at the court of the Archdukes Albert and Isabella in the Habsburg Netherlands, (1 June 1607 24 October 1615). He arrived in Brussels when negotiations between the Habsburgs and the Dutch Republic to end the Eighty Years' War were about to begin. Following the conclusion of the Twelve Years' Truce in April 1609, he was greatly concerned with the position of Catholicism in the Republic. Accredited to a Habsburg court, he likewise took a keen interest in the final stages of the reign and the succession of Emperor Rudolf II. Three more topics occupied a great deal of his time: the struggle over the Jlich-Cleves inheritance, which was set to ignite the Thirty Years War, the flight of the prince de Cond from France in objection to Henri IV's divorce and remarriage, and the degree of toleration for Catholics in England and Ireland under James I. His correspondence reveals Bentivoglio as "the skilled diplomatist, polished by constant intercourse with the most refined society, as well as the mature observer," according to Ludwig Pastor. Afterwards he was nuncio to the Court of France (9 July 1616 - 1621) , where he witnessed the uproars of the Regency of Queen Marie de' Medici, the fall of Concino Concini in the coup operated by Louis XIII and his favorite Charles d'Albert, the discord between the Queen-Mother and her son and the first Huguenot rebellions. The King rewarded his services as nuncio with the appointment on 11 July 1622 to the bishopric of Riez, a position from which Bentivoglio would resign on 16 October 1625. E-82; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 673 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 43734

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Title: Opere Del Cardinal Bentivoglio Cio Le ...

Publisher: Appresso Giovanni Iost, E-82

Publication Date: 1648

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

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