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Sidney, Sir Philip, 1554-1586 (poet, courtier and soldier)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1554 - 1586

Biography

Soldier, statesman, poet

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Commonplace book and miscellaneous transcripts, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.05.23
Scope and Contents A volume originally intended to form a commonplace book, with various titles written in alphabetical order on the pages; but very few entries have been made, and it was subsequently used for other purposes. Contents:(I) (1) ‘Love verses and songs on all occasions’, 20 in number; (2) scattered very short extracts in a handwriting of the seventeenth century, followed by (a) ‘Mr Billars ye publick orators speech of Cambrigd to ye king and queen upon the Region [sic] walk, anno dom....
Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Documents chiefly relating to English domestic and foreign politics in the early seventeenth century, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.02.32
Scope and Contents Copies made in four different hands; the titles to the several articles, except the last, are those prefixed in the manuscript. (1) ‘The manner of the sicknes and death of prince Henrye, sonne to kinge James, anno 1612’; this is an extract from Sir Charles Cornwallis, ‘The life and death of our late most incomparable and heroique prince Henry, prince of Wales, &c.’, printed in 1641; (2) ‘By the Compa. of Marchant Adventers. Reasons against bras money, for ye quoyning whereof a new mynt...
Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Elizabeth, Lady Kytson, 1581

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Hengrave 88/2/66
Scope and Contents

About penal statutes affecting her father Sir Thomas Cornwallis

Dates: 1581
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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