Collection of historical documents compiled by Sir Roger Twysden [manuscript], ca. 1620-1630.

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Collection of historical documents compiled by Sir Roger Twysden [manuscript], ca. 1620-1630.

Transcripts of letters, treatises, dialogues, etc., relating to the reigns of Elizabeth and James I. Includes R. Wingfield's letter to Burghley describing the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, February 11, 1586/87, the letter from Thomas Alured to the marquis of Buckingham, 1621, Lambarde's Archion, an account of Sir Walter Raleigh's death and his speech from the scaffold, and a dialog between a Councilor and a justice of the peace attributed to Raleigh.

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Twysden, Roger, Sir, 1597-1672

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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...

Burghley, William Cecil, Baron, 1520-1598

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Thomas Sackville, Baron Buckhurst, as the Queen's personal envoy, was sent to France in February 1571 to negotiate a marriage between Elizabeth I and Henry, Duke of Anjou (later Henry III, King of France). In August of that year Buckhurst accompanied the French envoy Paul de Foix to England to further the marriage negotiations. From the description of Autograph letter signed from William Cecil, Baron Burghley, to Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester [manuscript], 1571 August 11. (Folger ...

Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587

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Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567. Through her husband Francis II, King of France, she was also briefly queen consort of France (1559-1560). Mary was the daughter of James V of Scotland and through him the grand-daughter of Margaret Tudor, elder sister of Henry VIII; as such she had a legitimate claim to the throne of England as well. Mary's reign was tempestuous, partly due to her choice of unsuitable husba...

Cotton, Robert, Sir, 1571-1631

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English antiquary. From the description of Abstract by Sir Robert Cotton, 1600. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48840411 From the description of Abstract by Sir Robert Cotton, 1600. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52263047 Antiquarian. From the description of Antiquarian collection of Sir Robert Cotton, 1577-1608. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78915327 Epithet: antiquary Title: 1st Baronet ...

Wyngfield, Robert, fl. 1587

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Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618

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Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628

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King Charles dissolved Parliament in June 1626; the Royal Court of the Star Chamber then tried and dismissed the charges against Buckingham. From the description of The humble answere and plea of George Duke of Buckingham to the declaration and impeachm[en]t made against him before ye Lords by the Commons house of parliam[en]t : manuscript, [ca. 1626] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612827090 Court favorite. From the description of Autograph letter sign...

Lambarde, William, 1536-1601

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Epithet: of Hargrave MS 227 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x00028e Epithet: of Sevenoaks; J P for Kent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x000280 Epithet: historian; of Add Ch 54239 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x000288 ...

Sebright, Thomas Gage Saunders, 1802-1864

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Title: 8th Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x000256 ...

Alured, Thomas

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 1455 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0001ef Epithet: of Add MS 40629 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0001ed Epithet: divine, sec to the Lord President of Wales British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0000d9 ...