Prose miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1630-1762.
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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 ...
Epithet: of Stowe MS 1056 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x00025c English lawyer, author, Puritan polemicist, and political figure. From the description of Document signed : England, 1647 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615765 Epithet: of Sloane MS 2035 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x00...
English merchant adventurer, married to Sir Walter Raleigh's niece, financial backer for several voyages of discovery. From the description of A treatise of exchange, 1607-1625. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48860252 ...
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,...
The author and illustrator Henry Peacham wrote some of the earliest instructional works on graphic arts in English intended specifically for non-professionals, or gentlemen. The first of these publications was The art of drawing with the pen (London, 1606), a treatise on drawing and watercolors. In 1612, this work was expanded and retitled Graphice. The work was reissued the same year, with a new frontispiece, as The gentleman's exercise. Further expansions appeared in 1634 and 1661. Cf. Levy, F...
Paolo Sarpi (1552-1623), Venetian member of the Servites and advisor to the Venetian Republic during the Papal interdict of 1606-07, was a historian and polemicist best known for his anti-Papal Istoria del Concilio Tridentino (1619). From the description of Trattato delle materie beneficiarie [16--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83209339 From the description of Trattato delle materie beneficiarie [16--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702161200 State Adviser for t...