Commonplace book : manuscript, 1533-1629.
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James VI was born in Edinburgh Castle in 1566, the only son of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her second husband, Lord Darnley. As Mary was forced to abdicate shortly after his birth, he acceded to the Scottish throne as an infant and was brought up to be distanced from his mother. He was learned, taught by some of the best tutors available in the Scottish Humanist school, but also deeply superstitious, secretive and something of a misanthropist. He married Anne of Denmark in 1590, though ...
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, 1561-1626, English philosopher, statesman and essayist best known for theories on scientific experimentation; knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and created Viscount St Alban in 1621; Lord Chancellor, 1618; died 1626. From the guide to the A Coppy of a letter Conceived to bee writt to the late Duke of Buckingham..., c1650-1700, (Senate House Library, University of London) ...
Elizabeth I (b. September 7 1533, Greenwich, England-d. March 24, 1603, Surrey, England) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the last monarch of the House of Tudor....
Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset, stood high among Henry VIII's friends, courtiers, and jousting companions. For part of the 1520s, however, he was in some disfavor, partly due to a long-standing rivalry with the Hastings family for preeminence in the Midlands and partly due to his having insulted the King of France. This exchange of lands with the Crown, giving Dorset two manors in Hastings territory, was not uncommon within the Tudor peerage, but may be a sign of his return to royal favor. ...
Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. From the description of Letter, 1560. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497320 Brother of Charles V. From the description of Letter signed : Strigonium, in the Feast of the Blessed Valentine the Martyr, to the Orators and Commissaries, designated to the Diet of Sempronium, 1528 [Feb. 14.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874732 ...
Title: King of Great Britain and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0001b0 John Bennett of Symondsbury, Dorset, yeoman, was the grandfather of John Every, the ward of the Prince of Wales. Barbara Every was the widow of John Every, deceased, and mother of John Every, ward of the Prince of Wales. From the description of Lease from Charles, Prince of Wales, to John Bennett of Symondsbury,...