Charles V letter to Rodrigo Ponce de León

Charles V letter to Rodrigo Ponce de León

Dates: 1521 March 9

Handwritten and signed letter dated March 9, 1521. Charles writes to the Duke of Arcos concerning his efforts to pacify the trouble in Seville, Spain.

  • Extent: 1 sheet; 28 cm
  • Creator: Charles, V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558. -- Ponce de León, Rodrigo, Duque de Arcos, 1490-1530
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 247
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted; permission to use item must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in Spanish.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Charles V letter to Rodrigo Ponce de León must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Note
Holograph, signed.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 427; Charles V letter to Rodrigo Ponce de León; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 427, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Military; Politics, Government, and Law; Seville (Spain)
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_VMSS247
Finding Aid Title
Charles V letter to Rodrigo Ponce de León
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-30T16:37-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Rodrigo Ponce de León (1490-1530) was the Duke of Arcos in Spain.

Don Rodrigo Ponce de León was born in 1490, and was the grandson of Don Rodrigo Ponce de León, Marquis of Cadiz. Upon the death of his grandfather in 1592, Ponce de León inherited his position. In 1493 his title of count of Arcos was elevated to a dukedom. Ponce de León was under the tutelage of his grandmother, Beatriz Pacheco, until her death in 1511. He later was granted the capitancy of Seville in 1513.

Biographical History

The Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (1500-1558) ruled between 1519 and 1556. He was also King of Spain between 1516 and 1556.



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