Autograph letters signed from Henry Rich, Earl of Holland, to Robert Devereaux, Earl of Essex [manuscript], ca. 1630s.
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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,...
Henry Rich, first Earl of Holland (1590-1649) was both Royalist and Parliamentarian at various points during the English Civil Wars. Returning to the Royalist side in 1648, he rose for the King at Kingston but was defeated on July 7, 1648, and captured by the Parliamentary Army at St. Neots three days later. After a trial before the High Court of Justice, Holland was executed with the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Capel in New Palace Yard, Westminster on March 9, 1649. From the descripti...
The New River is in fact a canal which has brought water to London from outlying areas since the early 17th century. From the description of Letter to the Governor of the New River Company, 1667 Sept. 19. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 70187741 Bount is remembered in particular for his travels in Turkey, published as A VOYAGE INTO THE LEVANT (London, 1636). He was recognised by Charles I, being made a gentleman pensioner to the king and knighted 21 March 1...