Henry VIII, the Reign
Letters & Papers: 1542 Volume 17
486. The War.
Declaration of war by Francis I. against the Emperor. See No. 669 (3).
492. The War.
Proclamation of war against the Emperor (as notified by Francis I. to the Count de Bucencoys and de Charny,
Admiral of France, to be published in the port towns of Normandy and elsewhere), declaring how, after unjustly detaining what belongs to Francis, he procured the murder of Fragoso and Rincon, for which satisfaction was promised but not given, and has lately, both at Antwerp and in the county of St. Pol, which he has usurped and detains in defiance of one of the articles of the truce between them, issued proclamations for Frenchmen to quit the country on pain of death and confiscation. Ligny, 12 July 1542, 28 Francis I.
24 August 
Bonner to Henry VIII
3. Declaration of war by Francis I. against the Emperor (because of the murder of the ambassadors Cesar Fregozo and Anthoine Rincon, going to Venice, and of other the King's servants, and the expulsion of his subjects from the Low Countries). Addressed to the Admiral for publication in the ports of Normandy. Ligny, 10 July 1542, 28 Francis I.
Copy in Bonner's hand. French, pp. 2. Headed : "The copy of the publication, sent to me by Mons. de Arras. Endd.
ii. Memoranda on the back, all crossed out :"Benasco, La val Daran y Vela. Castel Leon. Benasco con su castillo. El puerto de Gistan. El puerto de Belsa. Torla. Val de Brot. xxijo Augusti circa noctem ad Buil. pro colligendo excercitu. Die sequenti ad la Graws, cubit., &c. Don Luys de la Cerda maestro sal. del Principe a soccorrer a Don Petro y Don Petro a el. De Jacca y Cafranco es Don Petro de Luna conde de Morata y Visrey de Aragon. De ambassre Cesaris in Francia qui redit (?). De rebus impressis Luterie. Circa indictionem belli. The Duke of Cameryn departing."