Spain: July 1503

Pages 308-309

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

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July 1503

1 July.
S. E. T. c. I. L. 4. f. 79.
Capture of a French vessel by Spaniards.
366. Henry VII. to Ferdinand Duke De Estrada.
Some Spanish captains have entered the harbour of Winchelsea, and captured a French vessel. This capture is against the treaties concluded between England and France. Requests him to order the Spanish captains directly to liberate the French vessel, and never again to commit a similar breach of the peace.—Manor of Eyton, 1st of July.
Addressed : "To the most illustrious Ferdinand, the Duke, ambassador of the most serene and powerful Princes the King and Queen of Spain."
Indorsed in the hand of the Duke de Estrada : "1st July 1503."
Latin. pp. 1½.
10 July.
S. E. T. c. I. L. 4. f. 80.
Merchandise exported in Spanish vessels.
367. Henry VII. to Ferdinand, Duke De Estrada, and Doctor De Puebla.
Has received their letter concerning the duties imposed on cloth, and other merchandise, to be exported in Spanish vessels, and has learnt that a Spanish captain, Johan Martin, does not venture to take English and foreign cloths, because he has been longer detained than the other Spanish captains, who have already completed their cargo and sailed away. Permits the said Johan Martin, for this time only, to freight his vessel with English and foreign cloth.—Weston Hill, 10th July 1503.
Addressed : "To the magnificent and excellent Ferdinand the Duke, (fn. 1) and Doctor De Puebla, ambassadors of the most serene King and Queen of Spain."
Latin. pp. 2½.
13 July.
Fr. R. 18 Hen. VII. m. 3. (5.)
368. Henry VII. to Martin De Maluenda.
Licence to Martin de Maluenda, merchant of Burgos, in Spain, to export wools, &c. out of England during a period of five years.—Westminster, the 13th of July.
Latin. p. ¼.


  • 1. "Fernanduco" in the original.