Contemporary English copy. Philip IV indicates that his father, Philip III, had declared at his death that his intention was never to marry Doña Maria to the Prince of Wales (later Charles I), but notwithstanding is now so far advanced, "it is tyme to seeke somme meanes to divert the treatie." Endorsed "Copie. L[ett]re of the K. of Spain to the Conte of Olivares, 1623, as it was presented in the Parliament of Ingland, 1624."
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Extended title: Copy of letter from Philip IV, King of Spain to Count Olivares, 1623 1624?
correspondent: Philip IV, King of Spain, 1605-1665
subject: Olivares, Gaspar de Guzmán, conde-duque de, 1587-1645
subject: Maria Anna, consort of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, 1606-1646
subject: Philip IV, King of Spain, 1605-1665
subject: Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649
correspondent: Olivares, Gaspar de Guzmán, conde-duque de, 1587-1645