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Letter #5757

Alfonso de VALDÉS to Ioannes DANTISCUS
s.l., [1529-04-18 — 1529-06-20?]

English register:

Valdés informs Dantiscus that after sending off Pratensis [Lodewijk van Praet] he finally has a moment’s rest. He was very amused with the epigram about Valdés transforming into Lalemand, sent by Dantiscus through Stach(?). He received it with the letter while sitting at dinner with the chancellor [Mercurino Gattinara]. Valdés sends Dantiscus the emperor’s letter. The other letter, on the matter of Bari (or maybe to the archbishop of Bari?) hasn’t been signed yet.




Manuscript sources:
1copy in Latin, 18th-century, BK, 222, No. 53, p. 198 (t.p.)
2copy in Latin, 18th-century, BCz, 40 (TN), No. 258, p. 1001
3register with excerpt in Latin, English, 20th-century, CBKUL, R.III, 31, No. 302.27
4lost fair copy in Latin, AAWO, AB, D.130, No. 27

Auxiliary sources:
1register in Polish, 20th-century, B. PAU-PAN, 8246 (TK 8), f. 40

Prints:
1BOEHMER 1899 p. 398 (in extenso)
2DE VOCHT 1961 No. DE, 60, p. 42 (in extenso)
3VALDÉS 1996 Cartas y documentos, No. 53, p. 129 (in extenso)
4CEID 2/3 (Letter No. 35) p. 220-221 (in extenso; English register; Polish register)
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