1201. [Nobility - Rupelmonde]

CHARLES V

Letters patent for the granting of nobility and coat of arms to Arnold van Zomberghe.

Brussels, 19 March 1553

1 f. (41 x 67 cm), on vellum, in Latin, nicely gilt painted coat of arms (10 x 8,5 cm), expertly calligraphed, the name of Charles V is enhanced in gold, with a lace (sm. remains of seal, sm. soiling).

Arno(u)ld de Zomberghe was captain of Rupelmonde, archer of the bodyguard for Charles V and provost for Mary of Hungary. He married Jeanne Bousied and later their daughter Marie married Philippe de Baudequin, sommelier of Charles V.

€ 2.000 / 3.000

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