Copies of political and parliamentary documents, ca. 1563-ca.1623 [manuscript], ca. 1630.


Salisbury, Robert Cecil, Earl of, 1563-1612. Copies of political and parliamentary documents, ca. 1563-ca.1623 [manuscript], ca. 1630.

Copies of political and parliamentary documents, ca. 1563-ca.1623 [manuscript], ca. 1630.

Contains copies of: Earl of Salisbury's speech on the King's debts and revenues, February 15, 1610 (leaves 1-15, 36); "A declaration of the Succession of the Crowne imperiall of England written by iudge [John] Hales," ca. 1563 (leaves 16-25); "Of the match w[i]th Spayne," between ca. 1614 and ca. 1623 (leaves 26-35); matters in parliament, April 12, 1571 (leaves 38-76), February 19, 1592/3 (leaves 78-177), October 24, 1597 to February 9, 1597/8 (leaves 217-237); petition from Parliament to James concerning Sir Edward Coke and the Spanish Match, November 1621, with the King's letter to Secretary Calvert and an answer to the petition from the King, December 1621 (leaves 241-263); "Touching the pattent of Saltpeeter and gunpoulder rosolued to bee no monopolie Anno 1 Jacobi" (leaves 179-188); matters about the Marshalsea Court (leaves 188-194); and about trading with Spain (leaves 195-214).

263 leaves ; 32 x 20 cm.

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