Venice: February 1511

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Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 2, 1509-1519. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1867.

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February 1511

Feb. 20. Sanuto Diaries, v. x. p. 602. 95. Reading in the Senate of letters from the ambassador in England, Andrea Badoer, dated London, 13th January, received at Venice on the 19th February. A son had been born to the King on New Year's Day, one hour and half after midnight, and was christened on the following Sunday the 5th with very great pomp and rejoicing; the ambassadors from the Pope, France, Spain, and Venice being present.
They went subsequently to visit the Queen and congratulated her on such noble offspring, which received the name of Henry, after his father.
An ambassador from the King of Scotland, namely, the Bishop of Moray [Andrew Forman], was on his way to Italy, and would come to the Signory; also another individual, an Englishman, by name Sir Richard Jerningham, was going to Milan, to purchase armour, and purposed coming to see Venice.