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Don Luigi De Gusman Ponze Di Leone Gent. Della Cama. S. M. Catta. Del Suo Conso. Di Stato Capo. Della Guardia Spaga. Governetore Et Cap. Generale Dello Stato Di Milano Aka Luis De Guzmán Ponce De Leon ( Original Antique Engraving From Historia Di Leopoldo Cesare, Continente Le Cose Piu Memorabili Successe In Europa, Dal 1656 Fino Al 1670.
[Circa 1670-1674]: Giovanni. Battista Hacque/ Hacque, Johann Baptist (?), 1670. 1st Edition 1st Printing. No Binding. Very Good. Original Engraving By Durello After A Drawing By Cesare Fiori. Original Engraving, Circa 1670, Engraved By Simon Durello After A Drawing By Cesare Fiori. Apparently A Leaf From A Collection Of Portraits. Part Of A Large Collection Of Original Antique Engravings Formed By A Southern California Artist In The Early To Middle Twentieth Century. Each Plate Has Small Glue Marks On Reverse Where They Were Tipped In To An Album. Luis De Guzmán Ponce De Leon ( 1603 - 1668 ) Was A Spanish General And Politician , Count Of Villaverde. He Was The Second Son Of Luis Ponce De León, Marquis Of Zara, And His Wife Victoria De Toledo, Daughter Of Viceroy Pedro De Toledo, Marquis Of Villafranca. On The Paternal Side He Was Nephew Of The Iii Duke Of Arcos, Rodrigo Ponce De Leon (1545-1630). He Began His Military Career In Valtellina As A Captain In 1625 And During The Reconquest Of Genoa After The French Attacks. On September 20, 1629 He Obtained A License To Be Able To Set Up His Own Infantry Regiment In The Kingdoms Of Andalusia And Murcia . After Attending Special Courses That Completed His Military Training,In 1630 He Set Off For Lombardy Where He Took Part In The Second Siege Of Casale Monferrato . The Following Year He Moved To Flanders For The "Camino Español" And Was Placed Under The Orders Of The Marquis Of Santa Cruz, Joined By The Italian Condottiers Andrea Cantelmo And Giambattista Panigarola . He Took Part In The Clashes In Bruges , In The Palatinate , In Maastricht And Then Returned To Spain On 23 November 1632 . In 1635 He Was Again In Italy Following The Marquis Of Leganés Who In May 1637 Designated Him As Successor Of Juan De Garay To Send His Troops To Lombardy Where He Had The Opportunity To Take Part In The Second Siege Of Casale Monferrato . The Following Year He Moved To Flanders For The "Camino Español" And Was Placed Under The Orders Of The Marquis Of Santa Cruz, Joined By The Italian Condottiers Andrea Cantelmo And Giambattista Panigarola . In This Context He Took Part In The Clashes In Bruges , In The Palatinate , In Maastricht And Then Returned To Spain On 23 November 1632 . In 1635 He Was Again In Italy Following The Marquis Of Leganés Who In May 1637 Designated Him As Successor Of Juan De Garay To Send His Troops To Lombardy In Support Of The War Operations Of Those Years. In Spite Of This The Ancient Privileges Evoked By Juan De Garay , Soon Forced The Governor To Remove Guzman Ponce De Leon Y Toledo Who Was Sent To Alsace As A General Of Cavalry Under The Command Of The Duke Of Lorraine , Where He Was Involved In The Luxembourg Campaign And In Siege Of Arras . In 1642 He Returned To Spain Where He Was Appointed General Commissioner Of The Spanish Cavalry And Served In Catalonia Until May 1646 When He Was Appointed Viceroy Of Navarre To The Death Of Andrea Cantelmo . In 1648 , At The Death Of Diego De Haro, Marquis Of The Carpio, King Philip Iv Of Spain Named Him Captain Of The Company Of His "Spanish Guard", A Job That Obviously Earned Him The Title Of Gentleman Of The Sovereign's Chamber As Well As Becoming A Member Of The State Council For The War. In 1662 He Was Finally Assigned To Occupy The Position Of Governor Of The Duchy Of Milan.
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