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referencedIn Vol. DLIII (ff. iii+214). (1) Letters of John Somers, Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor, to [Henry de Massue de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway?], one of the Lords Justices of Ireland; 1697-1700. Copies. ff. 1-19b. (2) Letters of John Methuen, Lord Chancellor of..., 1697-1710 British Library
referencedIn ALBUM amicorum of Johann Haan, medical student of Würzburg. The inscriptions are collected principally in England and Scotland, in 1596-1608. Amongst the names inscribed are those of, Sir Robert Cotton; Conington, 12 Sept. 1603, f. 33; William Camden..., 1596-1608 British Library
referencedIn Vol. DLII (ff. iii+323). (1) Letter-book containing copies of Sunderland's letters as Secretary of State, relating to domestic affairs; 1706-1710. ff. 2-229. (2) Letter-book containing copies of Sunderland's letters as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland; 171..., 1706-1715 British Library
referencedIn 1. MISCELLANEOUS Parliamentary notes, f. 1. 2. Collections from the Journals of the Lords, from I Hen. VIII. to 43 Eliz., f. 9. 3. Collections from the Journals of the House of Commons, from 19 Feb. to 4 Apr. 1593, f 39. 4. "An answere to certaine ar..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. DXI (ff. 26 1). (1) Letters and papers from, and relating to, Claude Baud, Secretary to Giuseppe Gioacchino Carron di San Tomasso, Conte di Briançon, Savoyard Envoy in London; 1708. Mostly French. Partly Italian. Partly copies and signed. ff. 1-..., 1702-1727 British Library
referencedIn TERRIERS of tenements and lands in Wyvelingham [Willingham], co. Cambridge, 1575;-" An Abstract and all the proofs of the Conspiracy of Stevenson and others against Sir Robert Cotton," with the view of extorting money, 1630, drawn up " for Mr. Attorn..., 16th century-17th century British Library
referencedIn (XXI. ff. 187). 16 Apr.-6 Dec. 1752.includes:f. 3 b John Wallop, Viscount Lymington; and (1743) Earl of Portsmouth: Lawsuits: 1729-1752. ff. 5 b, 17, 31 John Smith: Suit v. Milburne: 1752. f. 8b William Tilbury: Suit v. Law: 1752. ff. 15, 25 b Jac... British Library
referencedIn 1. EXTRACTS from the public records relative to military service, the defences of the kingdom, foreign expeditions, etc., by Sir Robert Cotton, f. 1. 2. "A Breefe discourse prouinge that the house of Commons hath equall power with the Peeres in point..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters chiefly addressed to Daniel Finch, Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham, on public and private business; 1732-1771. The writers are:-[Charles Seymour, Duke of] Somerset; Petworth, 3 Mar. 173A, 6 Feb. 173.2/3, ff. 1, 2. [John Hay, Marqu..., 1732-1771 British Library
referencedIn LAW treatises, etc.; tempp. Eliz.-Car. I.:-1. "The constitutions and Orders renued and established in the Prison of the Fleet, A.D. 1561," f. 2. 2. "A Reconciliacion made betweene the Kinge and his subiectes touching the demaund of his right in ould..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS historical pieces, of the first half of the XVIIth cent., viz.: 1. "Parte of the liffe of Kinge James of ffamous memorye, with diuers matters of consequence which hapned in his Raigne." Printed in the Somers Tracts (1809), Vol. II., p. ..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Sloane 1200Paper, in folio, ff. 129, XVII century.1. The several speeches etc. delivered in Parliament, April 1640Grievances discussed in the House of Commons; 13 April 1640. ff. 3 and 36.Serjeant Glanvile’s speech to the King, 15 April 1640 f. 4. b.... British Library
referencedIn "A BREEFF, treatise of the question for precedeneye betwixt England and Spayne, disputed of in the dayes of Queene Elizabeth; and devided into severall chapters." A tract founded on the treatise written in 1599 by Sir Robert Cotton on the same subjec..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. ix. July, 1698-April, 1699.H-May, Secretary to the Lords Justices of Ireland: Letters to J. Ellis: 1697-1701.Benjamin Chetwood, of the Custom House, Dublin: Correspondence with J. Ellis: 1695-1705.Arthur Bushe: Letters to J. Ellis: 1689-1708.El... British Library
referencedIn Owners of Manuscripts: Caldicott (Elizabeth): 1665.Henry III of England: Life of, written, in 1614, by Sir R. Cotton: 17th cent.Sir Robert Cotton: Life of Henry III.: 1614. British Library
referencedIn Sloane 1199Paper, in folio, ff. 104, XVII century.Notes by Dr Benfield on Amos, cap. V. vv. 4-22.Interspersed are:-1. Part of a sermon on J. Vaulx funeral, f. 14.2. Medical excerpts, f. 16. b.3. The state of the kingdom at this present (about1628) re... British Library
referencedIn Sloane 1710Paper, in folio, ff. 359, XVII Century; bound with Nos.1691 & 1731 A.1. Notae quaedam Historicae pro annis 1176, 1189, 1181. f. 1.2. 'Threneticon Trojae', versibus elegiacis. f. 2.Incip. 'Pergama flere volo, fato Danais data Solo capta dol... British Library
referencedIn A VOLUME of the Collections made by Sir Julius Caesar, Judge of the High Court of Admiralty, and Master of the Rolls, temp. James I containing the following legal,and miscellaneous Papers and Letters; most of which are originals:-Notes by Sir J. Cæsa... British Library
referencedIn COLLECTIONS relating to the Court, and office of the Earl Marshal, comprising extracts from records; lists of the Marshals; the manner of exercising the office at coronations; treatises on duels by Sir Edward Coke, Sir Robert Cotton, and others; pape..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn CONTEMPORARY Copies of two Letters addressed to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Chancellor, and to King Henry VI., by Richard, Duke of York, and the Earls of Warwick and Salisbury, containing professions of allegiance, and supposed to have been wr... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xvii. Sept. 1703-Feb. 1701.Israel Feilding, Commissary-General in Ireland, Commissioner for Victualling the Navy: Letters to J. Ellis: 1688-1707.J-Dawson: Letters to J. Ellis: 1701-1706.Benjamin Chetwood, of the Custom House, Dublin: Correspond... British Library
referencedIn POLITICAL TREATISES by Sir Robert Cotton and others. 1. " The severall opinions of sundrie antiquaries touching the antiquitie, power, order, state, persons, manner and proceedinge of the Highe Courte of Parliament in England ": a composite paper rea..., approximately 1609 British Library
referencedIn Owners of Manuscripts: Guide, Family of.includes:ff. 2-67 George Ruggle, Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge: Ignoramus: comoedia: 1615.ff. 67 b-91 James I of England: Vox populi, or " Newes from Spayne": [1620].ff. 67 b-91 Philip III of Spain: Vox... British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. CCXXXVI (ff. 243). Papers relating to military administration, as follows: — (1) Proceedings, warrants and certificates relating to courts-martial; 1697-1717. ff. 1-62. (2) Orders and regulations relating to military discipline;..., 1678-1717 British Library
referencedIn Vol. 1 (ff. 274). 1563-1695.includes:f. 1 Richard Aucher: Letter to H. Brockman: 1563.f. 2 Richard Toke: Letter to -: 1580.ff. 4, 5 William Brodnax, barrister: Letters to his cousin, H. Brockman: 1608, n.d.f. 7 Sir Anthony Percivall, of Dento..., 1563-1695 British Library
referencedIn VOL. II. JULY, 1703-Oct. 1725.[George Mackenzie, Viscount] Tarbat [and as Earl of] Cromarty; 3 July-8 Oct. 1703, ff. 2, 10, 16, 34, 59, 169, 183, 192, 215, 277. [James Ogilvy, Earl of] Seafield; Edinburgh, 10 July, 1703, f. 12. [James Douglas, Duke ... British Library
referencedIn " THIS BOOKE OF COPPIES OF EUIDENCE was deuised and performed by mee Raphe Starkey, of London, marchante, seconde sonne of John Starkey, of Oltone [Oulton], in the countie of Chestore, Esquire, in Anno 1595[-1612], whearin are contained the trewe cop..., 1595-1612 British Library
referencedIn CONVEYANCE by John Davy, of Multon [Moulton, co. Suff.], Thomas Cotton, "armiger," Robert Cotton, Mag. Andrew Benstede, "clericus," Thomas Heygham, John Heygham, and Thomas Doraunt, of Bury St. Edmunds [co. Suff.], to William Peper, "clericus," of Ca... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXV. MISCELLANEOUS Political and State Papers; late l5th cent.-1648 [9]. Included are -1. Fragment of discourse on affairs in Portugal; late 15th cent. f. 1. 2. Rejoinder drawn up by order of Henry VIII. to the answer made by the Emperor Charle... British Library
referencedIn Sloane 1455Paper, in 4to., ff. 85, XVII Century.1. 'Sir John Finch's speech to the Kinge at his commynge to Canterbury on Tuesday 31 May 1625.' ff. 1-3.2. 'My speech to the King and Queen at their coming to Canterburie on Monday 13 Junii 1625.' ff. 4... British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:f. 1 William Gould, MD: Letters to Sir H. Sloane: 1680/1-1703.ff. 2, 10, 17, 19, 26, 28, 62, 63, 123, 141, 155, 166, 158, 160, 161, 165, 171, 173,... British Library
referencedIn Vol. DI (ff. 244). Correspondence, etc., relating to overseas posts, intercepted letters, intelligence from Post Office agents, etc.; as follows:-(1) Correspondence of Sir Thomas Frankland, 2nd Bart., Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bart., and Sir John Evely..., 1705-1710 British Library
referencedIn Sir Robert Cotton: The danger wherein the Kingdom now standeth and the remedy: 1627/8. British Library
referencedIn Sloane 1709Paper, in folio, ff. 303, XVII and XVIII Centuries; bound with the preceding number.1. 'Arithmetique lecture, by Sir Hennage Fynche.' ff. 1-12.2. 'Grammer lecture, by Sir Francis Beamount.' ff. 13-22.3. 'A Short view of K. Henry the third ... British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS papers chiefly connected with Norfolk, Essex, and Suffolk; 1538-1669. The contents are 1. Copies of a writ of Privy Seal for the translation of the cathedral priory of the Holy Trinity, Norwich, to the Dean and Chapter of Norwich, 2 May..., 1538-1669 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xviii. March-Dec. 1704.Israel Feilding, Commissary-General in Ireland, Commissioner for Victualling the Navy: Letters to J. Ellis: 1688-1707.J-Dawson: Letters to J. Ellis: 1701-1706.Benjamin Chetwood, of the Custom House, Dublin: Correspondence... British Library
referencedIn A COLLECTION Of theological and political tracts, etc. :-1. "Whither his Ala"' may give his royall assent to any Act of Parliament that tends eyther to the ruine or diminucion of the present clergy, salvo juramento ? " A tract written in or soon afte..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXIII (ff. 175). 1680-1704.includes:f. i Richard Bayly, trustee to John, 1st Duke of Marlborough: Letter to Duke of Marlborough: 1680.f. 3 Sir John Werden, 1st Baronet: Letter to Duke of Marlborough: 1681.f. 5 Frances Talbot, formerly Ha..., 1680-1704 British Library
creatorOf Survey of the manor of Folkesworth, co. Huntingdon, belonging to Sir Edward Montagu, made 22 July, 4 Edw. VI. [1550]; followed by surveys of other. lands of the same at Farndon, 4 Nov. 1556, and Wykeley [Weekley], co. Northampton, and Hoo and Pertenh..., 16th century British Library
referencedIn Parliament: Proceedings in both Houses: 1621-1628/9.George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham: Political poems and epitaphs, etc., on: 1620-1628.George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham: Parliamentary speeches, papers, etc., touching: 1620-1628.includes... British Library
referencedIn includes:ff. 1-37 Sir Robert Cotton: Discourse on foreign war: 17th cent.: Imperf.ff. 38-49 Henry III of England: Life of, written, in 1614, by Sir R. Cotton: 17th cent.ff. 38-49 Sir Robert Cotton: Life of Henry III.: 1614. British Library
referencedIn 1. "A DISCOURSE or relacion of the ancyent and moderne estate of the Principalitie of Wales, Duchie of Cornwall, and Earledome of Chester. Collected out of the Records of the Tower of London by Sir John Doddridge, Knight, his Majesties Sergeant att l..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn COPIES of historical papers, viz.: 1. Ordinances of the household of Edward II., translated from the French; 13 Mar. 1601, f. 1. 2. Ordinances of the household of Edward IV., f. 55. 3. Forms of oaths for various offices, f. 115. 4. The claim of Marga..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn ABRIDGEMENT of Records in the Tower, i.e., the Rolls of Parliament, tempp, Edw. II.Ric. III., by Sir Robert Cotton: the original collections for the work, formerly one of the volumes of the Cottonian Library, with some notes and corrections in Sir Ro..., 16th century-17th century British Library
creatorOf Island of Oléron, France: Laws of, 1266.: 15th cent.: Copy.Owners of Manuscripts: Fabri de Peiresc (Nicolas Claude): 1606.Owners of Manuscripts: Cotton (Sir Robert): 1606.includes:ff. 1-10 Charles V of France: Ordinances for suppressing disorders o... British Library
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Essex, England
Fowey, Cornwall
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Honeybourne, Gloucestershire
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Winterbourne, Gloucestershire
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Lough Foyle, Ireland
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London, England
Peebles, Scotland
Brussels, Belgium
Virginia, Colony of, North America
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La Rochelle, France
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Barcelona, Catalonia
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Eeckeren, Brabant
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Petersfield, Hampshire
Moulton, Suffolk
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Alicante, Spain
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Oxwick, Glamorganshire
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Hythe, Kent
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Ré, France
Hoo, Bedfordshire
Manchester, Lancashire
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London, England
Oléron, France
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Farndon, Northamptonshire
Thame, Oxfordshire
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Ireland, Europe
Westmorland, England
Boulogne, France
Healing, Lincolnshire
Guernsey, Channel Islands
Dover, Kent
Norwich, Norfolk
Carlisle, Cumberland
Edington, Berkshire
Northall, Middlesex
Banffshire, Scotland
Guernsey, Channel Islands
Scotland, United Kingdom




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