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Historical and geographical description of Namur

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Historical and geographical description of Namur
mid 17th century
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. ii + 48.
Half leather binding, brown, with marbled boards. 'Appartenant Charle du Momy 1655', fol. ii. Crossed-out note, late 17th century, fol. ii; 'No 27', '2/6', fol. ii.
Scope and content
'Chronicque contenant l'estat ancien et moderne du Pays et Conte de Namur.. Par P.D.C.G.D.F.D.R.' (fol. ii). A historical and geographical description of Namur, Belgium, its fortifications, resources, government, nobility, etc., from pre-Roman times to c. 1645; with added note, fol. 40v, relating to events from 1649-75. An earlier note (fols. 1-2v), 16th century, relates to the succession of the Dukes of Burgundy, with coloured arms of Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, and Isabella of Portugal, fol. 2, Bourbon (in trick), Charles the Bold and his third wife, Margaret of York, fol. 2v. Lacuna after fol. 2; fol. 3 originally numbered 'vi'.
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