Carta Executoria de Hidalgia for Fernando de Presedo, Granted by King Philip II of Spain at Valladolid, 15 May 1567. Small folio-format manuscript on parchment, forty leaves, illustrated with a full page illumination depicting the Madonna and Child in the initial "D," with a large gilt coat-of-arms at the foot of the page surrounded by a floral border painted in pink, red, violet, blue, green, and yellow on a gold background, large compartments flanking the text with crimson background and silver tracery, each festooned with a quatrefoil emblem that resembles an emerald within the leaves circled by pearls on a lapis lazuli ground; mentions of the noble name in the text painted in gold ink on crimson backgrounds, single signature bound in limp parchment, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
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