Miscellaneous discourses ca. 1530-1631, compiled ca. 1635.

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Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603. Miscellaneous discourses ca. 1530-1631, compiled ca. 1635.

Miscellaneous discourses ca. 1530-1631, compiled ca. 1635.

Amongst the contents are discourses on the offices of Lord Steward, Lord High Constable and Earl Marshal by Sir Robert Cotton, William Camden and others; [The priviledges and prerogatives of the High Court of Chancery], by Lord Ellesmere, September 1615; [Report of Sir Edward Coke's appearance before the Council], June 26 and 30, 1616; William Coryton's account of his appearance before the Council [1629]; [William] Fleetwood's relation ... of Courts; Sir Nicholas Bacon's letter concerning Francis Kemp's complaint [February 1565]; the "oration" of Sir James Dyer, 1569; a letter to King James upon the Prince Charles's going to Spain, attributed to George Abbot [August 1623] and a consideration on the treaty of marriage between England and Spain, 1623; [John William's] letter to the Judges concerning religious toleration, 1622; letters from Queen Elizabeth to Sir Thomas Pope about a possible marriage to the King Elect of Sweden, 1558, and to the Duke of Würtemberg, 1564; Sir Thomas Smith's protestation at the time of Essex's rebellion [February 1601]; [The magazine of honor, by William Bird]; [The priviledges and practice of Parliaments]; the election of the Duke of Buckingham as Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, and the nomination of the Earl of Berkshire, 1626; an exchange of letters between the Archduke Ernestus and Queen Elizabeth, October 1595; the antiquity ... of Cities ... by Francis Tate ["1598"]; the arraignment of Mervin, Lord Audley, 1631 (including a poem); and several manuscripts on the Dutch United Provinces, undated, 1595-1618.

1 item (790 p.) ; 30 x 20 cm. & 1 envelope.

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