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Book ID: 791
Title Descrittione de la giostra fatta da l' et signor Conte Annibale Alta Emps, et da altri signori, et cavalieri in Roma Nel Teatro di Beluedere: il Carneuale de l'anno M.D.LXV.
Year of event 1565
Event description Joust held in the Vatican in Rome for the wedding of Jacopo Annibale Altemps (d.1587) and Ortensia Borromeo (c.1550-1678)
Event type Weddings and betrothals
Event place Rome
Publication info Rome: Antonio Blado; [1565]; 4°
Illustrations 1 woodcut
Festival type Banquets and feasts; Jousts; Verses
Rulers Altemps, Jacopo Annibale; Borromeo, Ortensia
Shelfmark BL 812.b.10.(1.)
Notes The Hohenems family came to Italy at the beginning of the sixteenth century and became established in Rome under the name of Altemps. Jacopo Annibale (d.1587), the first Count, was an important military commander.