Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle

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Granvelle, Antoine Perrenot de

 

(also Granvela, Antoine Perrenot de). Born Aug. 20, 1517, in Besançon; died Sept. 21, 1586, in Madrid. Spanish statesman, cardinal (1561).

From 1559 to 1564, Granyelle was the closest adviser of the Spanish regent in the Netherlands, Margaret of Parma. He carried out a policy directed at the enslavement and plundering of the Netherlands. Granvelle’s policy provoked indignation in the country and he was recalled to Spain. He was viceroy of Naples from 1571 to 1575, and after 1575 he was an especially trusted adviser of the Spanish king Philip II.

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Gregorio XIII si augurava che il vicere, il cardinale Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, una volta informato dal nunzio, sarebbe intervenuto per bloccare tale novita e a ripristinare <<l'uso degli anni a dietro come buono et giusto,>> (35).
Educated at the Cologne Jesuit college, Bursa Nova Tricoronata, in 1568 the young Joest Lips (Lipsius) entered the service of Cardinal Granvelle as his private secretary.
El cargo de presidente del Consejo de Italia fue ordinariamente asignado a hombres de gran experiencia politica, como Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, duque de Francavilla y principe de Melito, o a altos dignatarios eclesiasticos, como los cardenales Granvelle y Quiroga.
He is quick to point out that humanists surely knew the paintings and owned prints, and that patrons such as Cardinal Granvelle, who owned non-comic Bruegel paintings but presumably constituted part of the audience for that group, in fact enjoyed a deep classical training and defended Erasmus against university theologians, and two of Bruegel's other wealthy patrons knew the classics, at least.
No sabemos lo que pudo pensar Antonio Perez, por cierto con fama de buen epistolografo ya en su tiempo, delante del retrato que poseyo de Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle en La Casilla, su celebre villa de recreo (1), si es que alguna vez se paro frente a el.
The greatest patron among the private collectors who supported his work was Cardinal Granvelle, an envoy of the Spanish court.
Baron de Granvelle made his reputation with chocolate, but his recipes were lost until the 1950s when a Belgian chocolatier resurrected the confections.
Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1517-86) was one of the most fascinating personalities to have patronized the arts in the second half of the 16th century.
Master plasterer Christian Granvelle achieved a smooth, waxy finish that contrasts handsomely with the roughness of the concrete.
Asi, en 1584, el ministro-cardenal Antoine Perrenot Granvelle explica, en una carta enviada al letrado Gregorio Bravo de Sotomayor, el verdadero significado politico de la visita: <<Visita, pues no es para hazer processo formado sobre que se haya de condenar, como en juyzio ordinario, sino es para informar la mente de Su Majestad>> (AGS, Estado, leg.
Arguing that Philip II had already solicited their contribution by asking for a piece of this same relic through Cardinal Granvelle, the obviously outraged ecclesiastics were inflexible.