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Premier Voyage de Charles-Quint en Espagne, de 1517 à 1518 [extrait]

Author: Laurent Vital

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Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber

Proof-read by Juliette Maffet

Funded by School of History, University College, Cork

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

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We are indebted to Jeroen Nilis M.A. for bringing this text to CELT's attention. An English translation is available in a separate file at About the author, Laurent Vital, the editors (Introduction, vi) cite Valère André: 'Laurentius Vitalis, Caroli V nobilis domesticus et in plerisque expeditionibus atque itineribus perpetuus comes, scripsit gallice sermone: Diarium ejusdem Caesaris ab anno 1517 usque ad 1550, quod apud Alexandrum ducem Croyum et Havraeum ms. extare solet et in bibliotheca Hieronymi Winghii, canonici Tornacensis, quae hodie publica est ejusdem ecclesiae.'


  1. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, no. 10220. An extract of the autograph made in 1618.
  2. Bruxelles/Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale, no. 14523. Acquired in 1835, formerly at the Library of Tournai Cathedral. This manuscript was formerly in the possession of, and had been annotated by Jérôme van Winghe, canon of the chapter at Tournai, a noted bibliophile who left all he owned, including his collection of 6000 voumes, in 1637 to the chapter on condition that a library be built with the funds and his books housed in it.
    Select bibliography
  1. Valère André, Bibliotheca Belgica (Louvain 1643) p. 623.
  2. Louis Prosper Gachard & Charles Piot, Collection des Voyages des Souverains des Pays-Bas (4 Vols., Brussels, 1874–82) III, 1881.
  3. Bernabe Herrero, Relación de Primer Viaje de Carlos V a Espa[ntilde]a (1517–1518) por Lorenzo Vital (Madrid 1958).
  4. Antoni Maczak, Travel in Early Modern Europe (London 1995).
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Louis Prosper Gachard, Charles Piot, Premier Voyage de Charles-Quint en Espagne, de 1517 à 1518 in Collection de Chroniques Belges inédites, Publiée par ordre du Gouvernement. Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Commisson Royal d'Historie Collection des Voyages des Souverains des Pays-Bas. Publiée par MM. Gachard et Piot de l'Académie Royale Royal d'Historie, etc. . , Bruxelles/Brussels, F. Hayez, Imprimeur de la Commisson Royal d'Historie (1881) volume 3 page 1–303: 276–296


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The present text covers pages 276–296 of the description.

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The text has been checked and proofread twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text, which contains annotations made by Jérôme van Winghe.


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Created: By Laurent Vital Date range: 1517-1518.

Use of language

Language: [FRM] The text is in Late Middle French. Some expressions used are taken from Flemish.
Language: [EN] The preamble is in English.

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