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The December 4-5 Sotheby’s sale of the H.P. Kraus inventory, included three documents in royal secretarial hands by which Philip II confers on Don Alonso Pérez de Guzmán el Bueno, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, the overall command of the Spanish Armada as Captain-General of the Ocean Sea. Key documents in the history of both England and Spain, they sold at $19,000 (£11,020).