Lot n° 25
250 - 300
VAL-D'OISE. 1572. Henri 1st of MESMES Lord... - Lot 25 - Vermot et Associés
VAL-D'OISE. 1572. Henri 1st of MESMES Lord of ROISSY. Signed on January 12, 1572. "Henry de MESMES, lord of ROISSY EN FRANCE, Councillor of the King in his private Council, tutor of Damoiselle Marguerite BARGUZY Minor daughter of the late Messire François BARGUZY, in his lifetime Lord of VILLESEPTIER, Councillor of the King & Master Ordinary of his chamber of accounts and Damoiselle Marguerite de MESMES. Confesses to have received from Noble man François de VIGNY Receiver of the City of Paris the sum of 83 Livres 6 sols 8 deniers... because of 166 Livres 13 sols 4 Deniers sold to Messire Jean Jacques de MESMES (1490-1559), in his lifetime, Lord of ROISSY EN FRANCE... to be taken from an Annuity of the Provosts of the Merchants (of Paris)..." Parchment (16 x 21 cm)- Henri 1st de MESMES known as Monsieur de Roissy (1532-1596), knight, Lord of Roissy and Malassisse, State Councillor, Chancellor of the Kingdom of Navarre, captain, Lieutenant-civil and deputy of Paris, ambassador (negotiates the peace of St Germain en Laye) Great bibliophile and friend of Montaigne, disgraced, he loses in 1582 his wages of Chancellor of the Queen & of Guard of the Charters.
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