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<title> ABSTRACT </title>Amongst the new acquisitions at the Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (MNCT Spain), we must emphasise two astronomical compendia from the 16th century. One of them is attributed to Philippe Danfrie and the second is signed by Ulrich Schniep.*The new compendium now attributed to Danfrie after a comparative analysis, bears the coat of arms of the English Tudor Royal Arm with the lion and dragon, the rose and crown of the Tudor Family that were engraved next to the monogram with the initials "E.R." The result of this study suggests that the monogram "E.R." belongs to Queen Elizabeth Tudor of England, leaving out the possibility that King Edward V was the owner.<?CTRLerr type="1" mess="PBlanc posé à Verifier !" ?> The authors present a special historic and scientific approach to the Tudor compendium, bearing in mind the social and cultural environment in which it was produced and used. It also reflects the context in which Queen Elizabeth seems to be interested in Science.A scientific and historic study of these instruments has researched these two delicate and attractive instruments which both seem to have been conceived and used more as capricious objects than as real scientific instruments.


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