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Devereux, Robert, 1566-1601 (2nd Earl of Essex, statesman)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1566 - 1601

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Collection of miscellaneous documents, Fifteenth to seventeenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Kk.01.03
Scope and Contents (1) Collections concerning the earl of Essex, etc., written around 1600: (a) speeches in the star-chamber on the impeachment of Robert, earl of Essex, 29 November 1599, (b) ‘A lettre written by the lord keeper to the earle marshall’ (Essex), with ‘Therle marshal to the lord keeper’, (c) 43 English epigrams by Sir John Davis, (d) ‘An apologie of the earle of earle of Essex against those which falsely and maliciously taxe him to bee the onelie hinderer of the peace and quiet of his countrie....
Dates: Fifteenth to seventeenth centuries
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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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).