Lettre written to the lower howse of parliament, circa 1627-1630.

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Lettre written to the lower howse of parliament, circa 1627-1630.

Lettre written to the lower howse of parliament, circa 1627-1630.

Manuscript, on paper, in a scribal hand, of a compilation of complaints and grievances against the government. Topics include disputed elections; the importance of freedom of speech to Englishmen; the King's "base and ignoble" sale of titles of honor; the excessive costs of "the late wars;" and the neglect of the navy and consequent naval "disasters."

1 v. (32 p.) ; 31 cm.

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