Copies of papers of the Twysden family of Great Chart and East Peckham, Kent, 1574-1661 [manuscript], 17th century?
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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 ...
Soldier, courtier, author and antiquary, Sir Roger Twysden made his home at Royden Hall in the county of Kent, England. He collected Greek and Hebrew manuscripts as well as printed books. Upon his death, his collection passed to Sir John Sebright (1767-1846) of Beechwood Park, Hertfordshire, who sold the main portion at auction through Leigh and Sotheby on 6 April 1807. Some outstanding items went to the British Museum (now the British Library). From the description of A catalogue of...
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,...