Spain: January 1506

Calendar of State Papers, Spain, Volume 1, 1485-1509. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1862.

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January 1506

1506. Jan., Feb., and March.
B. M. Cott. Vesp. c. XII. f. 236.
Voyage of the King of Castile to England.
Reception by Henry VII.
Draft of the treaty of peace signed.
Arrival of the Queen of Castile.
Her departure.
Departure of the King of Castile.
451. A Narrative of the Reception of Philip King of Castile in England in 1506.
On the 7th January Philip set sail from Zealand with his Queen and a retinue amounting to two or three thousand persons. Was overtaken by a storm, and in danger of shipwreck. Driven to land at Melcolmbe in England on the 16th of January ; most of his ships were dispersed, and some lost. Sent to acquaint the King with his arrival, calling him "father," and expressing himself as desirous of seeing him and his court, though it was said some of the Spaniards counselled him to put to sea again. Immediately the King sent letters to gentlemen dwelling near the sea side to attend upon him, and afterwards dispatched palfreys, litters, &c. On the 31st January received him at Windsor, the Kings saluting each other with glad and loving countenances. The next day, being Sunday, and the day after, Candlemas, were devoted to religious exercises, and the following week to recreation. On the 9th of February Philip was invested with the Order of the Garter. Immediately after mass, certain of the King of England's and the King of Castile's Council presented their respective Sovereigns with the draft of the treaty of peace, having divers new articles and confirmations inserted therein. The Kings, seated in their stalls, signed the writings with their own hands. On the 10th of January the Queen of Castile arrived at Windsor, and was graciously welcomed by the King of England and her sister the Princess of Wales, who left her the next day for Richmond. On the 12th the King of England went to Richmond to prepare his house there for the King of Castile, who joined him on the 14th ; the Queen of Castile, his wife, proceeding on the same day to the sea side to her ships lying at Dartmouth and Plymouth. On the 15th the King of Castile proffered, unasked, to yield up Edmund, Earl of Suffolk, to the King of England. The rest of the time he was at Richmond was spent in recreation, and "all the season the King of Castile was in the King of England's court every holiday." On the 2nd March took his leave, the King of England accompanying him on his way a mile or more, defraying all his servants of their charges and giving rewards.
English. Modern copy. 22 pages of print.
Printed in Gairdner's Memorials.