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Book ID: 950
Title An account of His Excellence Roger, Earl of Castlemaine's Embassy, from His Sacred Majesty James the IID., King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, &c., to His Holiness Innocent XI. Published formerly in the Italian tongue, by Mr Michael Wright . . . and now made English, with several amendments, and additions. London, Printed by T. Snowden for the author, 1688.
Year of event 1687
Event description Audience of Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine (1634-1705), the British Ambassador, with Pope Innocent XI (Benedetto Odescalchi - 1676-1689)
Event type Visits
Event place Rome
Publication info London: T. Snowden; 1688; 2°
Pages 116pp
Illustrations Engravings by Arnold van Westerhout after Giovanni Bernardi Lenardi
Festival type
Rulers Innocent XI (Benedetto Odescalchi), Pope; Palmer, Roger, Earl of Castlemaine
Artists Lenardi, Giovanni Battista; Westerhout, Arnold van
Shelfmark BL 196.g.4.; BL 603.k.20.; BL 603.k.21.; BL G.2272.; V&A A.12.3; V&A A.12.4; V&A A.12.5
Notes The copy at BL 603.k.20. has two pages and a half of MS. inserted at the beginning; and two engraved portraits of Lord Castlemaine, which do not belong to the work. The copy at BL 603.k.21. is wanting the letterpress and the portrait of Queen Mary.