[State papers], [1603-1611].


James I, King of England, 1566-1625. [State papers], [1603-1611].

[State papers], [1603-1611].

Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of copies of official letters of James I, written to other heads of state. Numerous letters to Sultan Ahmed I of the Ottoman Empire address the pirates of Tunis; the imprisonment of Sir Thomas Sherley; and seized English ships. Other recipients include King Philip III of Spain, to whom James I also writes about seized English ships; Christian IV, King of Denmark; Ferdinando I, Duke of Florence and Grand Duke of Tuscany; Marino Grimani, Duke of Venice; and Christian II, Duke of Saxony. The manuscript also contains two letters written on parchment: one by King Philip II of Spain and Queen Mary I of England, dated 1558, providing a patent for Don Fernando de Castro, Mareschal of Sarria; and another by James I providing a patent for Nicholas de Molins, Venetian abassador in England.

1 v. (299 f.) ; 30 x 21 cm.

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