1567, Letter from Catherine de Medici to Baron de Fourquevaux.
One-page letter dated Aug. 26, 1567, signed "Caterine"
to Raymond de Rouer, Baron de Fourquevaux (chevalier and ambassador to Spain), regarding concern over the health of Catherine's daughter, Elisabeth, the Queen of Spain (wife of Philip II), Very Fine, accompanied by transcript and history, Catherine was the sad wife of King Henri II of France, and her penchant for poisoning has overshadowed her more desirable character traits and accomplishments, such as bringing ballet and Italian cuisine to France
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