Autograph letter signed from Robert Sidney, Earl of Leicester, Paris, to Edward Montagu, London [manuscript], 1640/1 February 5/15.

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Autograph letter signed from Robert Sidney, Earl of Leicester, Paris, to Edward Montagu, London [manuscript], 1640/1 February 5/15.

Responding to rumors that he has been favoring the exile Sir Francis Windebank; warning against the "Lord of Bristow"; expressing regret that he cannot help Montagu's brother Walter become a cardinal; sending confidential news of the trade in recusant books and of activities among English exiles including Sir Kenelm Digby.

2 leaves ; 23 x 17 cm.

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Windebank, Francis, Sir, 1582-1646

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Montagu, Walter, 1603?-1677

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Manchester, Edward Montagu, Earl of, 1602-1671

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Leicester, Robert Sidney, Earl of, 1595-1677

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English diplomat and landowner. From the description of Manuscript document signed and sealed, 1647 Oct. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598828 ...

Digby, Kenelm, 1603-1665

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