Newsletters, 1635-1693.


Parker Family. Newsletters, 1635-1693.

Newsletters, 1635-1693.

This small collection consists chiefly ot newsletters to various members of the Parker family, many from a - - - More, including news from Europe (Vienna, Augsburg, Berlin, c. 1635), from London including information about Parliament, William Prynne, subsidies, Strafford's attainder (with a list of those who voted against it in the Commons in 1641), Quakers, a London robbery, Sir Clowdisley Shovell, King William's War, and the Messina earthquake of 1693. also included is the key to an alphabetic code sent to Sir Gilbert Houghton.

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