Camera stellata : reportes of the Starrchamber : manuscript, [16--]
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English antiquary and collector. Phillipps began collecting while at Rugby School and Oxford. On inheriting his father's estate at Middle Hill in Worcestershire, he embarked on a career of collecting manuscripts and books. Phillipps's manuscript collection eventually numbered over 60,000 items. He established the Middle Hill Press on his estate to print a number of these manuscripts. His keen interest in genealogy led him to collect and print manuscripts of a number of heraldic visitations. ...
Sir John Davies (1569-1626) was a lawyer and poet. Much admired for his poem, Nosce teipsum, Davies made his way into the court of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. He became solicitor-general for Ireland in 1603, and attorney general in 1606. From the description of [The question concerning impositions, tonnage, poundage, prizage, customs, &c., temp Jac. I] circa 1656. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177426 John Davies was born in 1569. He became a barr...
James Corker (1636-1715) converted to Roman Catholicism in his youth, and joined the English Benedictines at Lambspring in Hanover in 1656. Returning to England in 1665, he eventually became chaplain to Queen Catherine. Named by Titus Oates in the Popish Plot, Corker was imprisoned in Newgate until his acquittal in 1679. He was then reimprisoned, charged with high treason for accepting ordination as a Catholic priest, and condemned to death in 1680. Reprieved by Charles II, he was released from ...
Prynne published a pamphlet, Histriomastix (1632) in which he denounced female actors, at the same time Queen Henrietta Maria was participating in a court masque. This was considered an attack on the crown and he was found guilty of sedition, sentenced to have his ears cut off, fined £5000, and sentenced to life imprisonment. From the description of Proceedings in the Starr Chamber against Mr. Prinne of Lincolnes Inn : for writing a book intituled Histrio Mastix : manuscript, 1635. (...