Letters signed from the Privy Council [manuscript], 1596-1793 (bulk 1596-1634).


Letters signed from the Privy Council [manuscript], 1596-1793 (bulk 1596-1634).

Consists of 24 letters signed from the Privy Council and 10 related manuscripts. Many of the 34 documents concern musters, the raising of troops for Ireland and the Netherlands, and the disarming of recusants. Letters from the Privy Council include 20 to Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, in his capacity as Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire concerning the administration of the county (with 2 being also addressed to the Earl of Oxford); 2 to the High Sheriff, Deputy Lieutenants and Justices of the Peace for Staffordshire; 1 to the Earl of Pembroke, 1596 (1); and 1 to all Mayors, Sheriffs, etc., 1624, requiring the free passage of Essex on his journey to Holland (14). Other manuscript documents include: list of the army at Rosendale (15); Treasurers of the Subsidys' letters to Essex, 1629 (13, 21); letter from Sir Edward Vere, July 29/August 8, [1629], describing the campaign in the Low Countries and the siege of Hertogenbosch (23); copy of a letter from John Carpenter to Sir Abraham Williams, August 8, 1629 (N.S.), describing the siege (24); an account of the siege (25); copy of Sir Thomas Roe's description of the campaign, July 28, 1629 (O.S.) (26); account of affairs on the Continent written from Frankfort, July 21, [1633?] (31); the declaration of the nobles, gentry and commons at their rendezvous at Nottingham, November 22, 1688 (printed as Wing D717) (33); and an order (printed with the sign manual of George III, King of England) to raise a regiment of foot, September 27, 1793 (34).

34 items.

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Downs, R.,

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Pembroke, Henry Herbert, Earl of, -1601

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Williams, Abraham, Sir , fl. 1629

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Roe, Thomas, Sir, 1581?-1644

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Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1591-1646

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