60. Letter with news from Rouen

Biblioteca Roncioniana, Prato: Carteggio del Vernaccia
section B, document 622, archival unit 152.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Copy of a letter with news from Rouen, enclosed as an appendix to the letter describing the coup in Lisbon in 1640.

This is is a copy of a letter written from Rouen on 12 September 1641 reporting rumours about the conspiracy. In addition, the writer mentions the passage of the French and Dutch fleets from Lisbon, the political situation in Catalonia and the capture of Aire-sur-la-Lys from the French troops by the cardinal-infante’s army in 1641.