[Parliamentary speeches, debates, etc., and other miscellaneous manuscripts], [mostly 1620-29].

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[Parliamentary speeches, debates, etc., and other miscellaneous manuscripts], [mostly 1620-29].

[Parliamentary speeches, debates, etc., and other miscellaneous manuscripts], [mostly 1620-29].

Collection of 46 manuscripts, in multiple secretary hands, of Parliamentary speeches and miscellaneous notes. Many of the Parliamentary speeches concern the power and influence of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, including a remonstrance by the House of Commons against the Duke of Buckingham's influence on Charles I; John Digby, Earl of Bristol's response to charges of high treason for his opposition to the Duke of Buckingham; and a speech by Richard Weston, Earl of Portland, conveying King Charles I's displeasure with speeches against the Duke. Other speeches include several complaining about the influence of Catholicism; a speech by Sir Edward Coke on the Petition of Right; and speeches by Charles I and James I to Parliament. The collection also includes non-political items, including notes on the game of chess; a poem titled A book intituled the fantasie of idolatrie; metallurgical notes, tables, and calculations on assying, refining, and use of gold and silver; notes on the creation of peers in English; and notes on the condition of England in Roman and medieval times.

1 v. (ca. 175 p.) ; various sizes.

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