Tracts, ca. 1550-1665.

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Tracts, ca. 1550-1665.

Tracts, ca. 1550-1665.

Collection of approximately 50 tracts, almost entirely manuscript, concerning British politics and government. Many document relations between King Charles I and Parliament, including copies of speeches before Commons by Bagshaw, Grimston, Owens, and Pym and copies of petitions to the King by the Scottish Parliament and the Berkshire Grand Jury. Other topics include the royal succession, taxation, and court practices.

1.0 linear feet (2 boxes)

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Pym, John, 1584-1643

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English Parliamentary statesman. From the description of Contemporary resumeĢ of his speech to the House of Lords : London, 1640 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615920 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to his daughter, Philippa, 1638 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615918 Epithet: of Stowe MS 184 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x0002cb ...

Glanville, John, Sir, 1586-1661

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Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634

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Epithet: Lord Chief Justice British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x00021c Sir Edward Coke was a justice of assize for Suffolk. From the description of The sum of my lord Coke's charge [to the jury] at Bury [St. Edmunds, Suffolk] [manuscript], 1609 July 26. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 651046666 ...

Hertford, Catherine (Grey) Seymour, countess of, 1538?-1568.

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Great Britain. Parliament

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The Ashantee (also spelled Ashanti) Invasion of Britain's Gold Coast protectorates began in December 1872. British forces responded with their own expedition and invasion of the Ashantee nation in January 1874, resulting in the Battle of Amoaful and the destruction of Kumasi. From the description of British Parliamentary papers on the Ashantee Invasion, 1873-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 586073390 With the execution of Charles I on January 30, 1649, th...

Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626

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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, 1561-1626, English philosopher, statesman and essayist best known for theories on scientific experimentation; knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and created Viscount St Alban in 1621; Lord Chancellor, 1618; died 1626. From the guide to the A Coppy of a letter Conceived to bee writt to the late Duke of Buckingham..., c1650-1700, (Senate House Library, University of London) ...

Bagshaw, Edward, 1629-1671

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Scotland/Parliament

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Great Britain. Parliament (1628)

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Coventry, Thomas Coventry, Baron, 1606-1661

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Epithet: of Add MS 36060 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x000023 ...

Elsynge, Henry, 1598-1654

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Henry Elsynge, clerk of the House of Commons, was born at Battersea and educated at Westminster. He received his B.A. from Oxford in 1625. Elsynge then spent seven years in foreign travel after which Archbishop Laud secured him an appointment as clerk of the House of Commons. He resigned several years later to avoid participating in the proceedings against Charles I. Elsynge was an excellent scholar fluent in French, Italian and Latin. His work as clerk was especially valuable during the Long Pa...

Herbert, Edward, 1591?-1657

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Diggs, Thomas, Gentleman

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 163 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x0000ca ...

Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649

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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,...

Grimston, Harbottle, 1603-1685

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Marlborough, James Ley, Earl of, 1550-1629

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Naunton, Robert, Sir, 1563-1635

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Windebank, Francis, Sir, 1582-1646

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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 ...