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James, I, 1566-1625 (King of Great Britain and Ireland)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1566 - 1625

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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An Argument upon the Question of Impositions and Concerning Ship-Money, 1636 - 1700

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.04.02
Scope and Contents (1) ff. 1–175. 'An Argument upon the Question of Impositions digested and devided into sundry chapters, by Serjeant Davis [al. in MS. Davies], one of his Majesties learned Councell in Ireland. Dedicated to King James, in the latter end of his Majesties Raigne, by the Author.' Sir John Davies was Attorney General in Ireland in 1606, and author of the poem 'Nosce Teipsum.' He died in 1626. See Wood's Athenæ Oxon. II. 400. (2) ff. 76 5–78. 'Concerning Shipp-Money.' It consists of the King's...
Dates: 1636 - 1700
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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Cambridge University: Statutes

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6456
Scope and Contents

Extracts from the statutes of the University of Cambridge: (fo. 1) Elizabethan statutes; (fo. 41) Royal letters of Kings James I, Charles I and Charles II to the University; (fo. 57) further statutes and decrees covering the same period. Inside the front cover are the names 'Mr. Bright, 36 Cadogan Place' and Lilley and Britnell. There are also various numbers of sale catalogues.

Dates: 1700 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Collection concerning the University of Cambridge

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3140
Scope and Contents Several hands. (fo. 1) blank; (fo. 1v) 'The description of Cambridge 10.10.11'; (fos 2 and 3) with title-page gone; (fo. 4) text, incomplete at beginning: blazon of arms for the University, colleges, and various officers; (fo. 28) incomplete Latin letter from the University to James I, with an explanatory note in English, all in a later hand; (fos 28v, 29) blank; (fo. 30) conclusion of letter from University to James I, 10 Feb. 1617, in 17th-cent. hand; (fos 30v, 31) copy of letter from...
Dates: 1617 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Collection of letters, 1613-1703

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.63
Scope and Contents A volume consisting for the most part of original letters.Writers of letters include: Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton; Robert Carr, Viscount Rochester (later Earl of Somerset); Thomas Howard, Earl of Suffolk; Dr Prideaux, Archdeacon of Suffolk; Sir Roger L’Estrange. Recipients of letters include: Robert Carr, Viscount Rochester (later Earl of Somerset); Sir Gervase Helwys, Lieutenant of the Tower; Sir Thomas Overbury; Sir Henry Spelman; John Moore, Bishop of Norwich; Sir...
Dates: 1613-1703
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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Collection of miscellaneous theological and historical documents, Early seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.01.29
Scope and Contents In two parts. Items in part I are chiefly by John Overall while Regius Professor of divinity at the university of Cambridge.Part I: (1) Titles of ‘Quæstiones comitiis magistr. disputandæ, and a chapter ‘Of faythe towarde God’, divided into 22 heads, and all crossed through with a pen; (2) ‘An Henoch et Elias sint in Cælo?’; (3) ‘De quinque articulis in Belgio controversis’, followed by the ‘Sententia ecclesiæ Anglicanæ on these points’; (4) a letter of King James I, in Latin, to...
Dates: Early 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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Collection of tracts, Early seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.08
Scope and Contents (1) 'Of Robert Earl of Essex and George Villiers Duke of Buckingham, some observations by waie of parallell in the time of theire estates of favour, by H. W.' (Sir Henry Wotton); (2) 'The articles laid downe in libell by the Ladie Frances Howard against Robert Earle of Essex and his answeares thereunto'; the articles and answers are given alternately (see also MS Dd.12.36 no. 1); (3) 'My lord Archbuishope of Canterburye his opinion declared to the Kinges Majestie by letters date Julii 5,...
Dates: Early 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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Collection of tracts, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.14.28
Scope and Contents (1) Edmund Spenser, ‘A viewe of the presente estate of Irelande discoursed by waye of a dialogue betweene Eudoxius and Irenius’; at the end is ‘Finis anno dni 1590’, although the date usually assigned to the work is 1596; see also MS Dd.10.60; (2) ‘A short view of the reigne of Kinge Henrie the third written by Sir Robert Cotton knight baronett in anno 1614 and by him presented to his majestie the same yeare’, seventeenth century; (3) ‘The fore-runner of revenge upon the duke of Buckingham...
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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Collection of tracts, speeches and other writings, Fifteenth to eighteenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.87
Scope and Contents (1) Debates in the house of commons, 1680, on the exclusion bill; (2) ‘M. T. Ciceronis synonyma’, ‘Ex Cod. Lat. MS. n.138. Arundel’ (lexicon), copied in a hand perhaps as late as the eighteenth century; (3) account of proceedings at the Council at Whitehall, 6 July 1616, concerning Commendams, with a list of those present; (4) ‘Expositio sequentiarum secundum usum Sarum’, fifteenth century; (5) law tract, ‘Comendum [sic] case, xxiiio Oct. 1616’, or ‘Notes of Baron Bromley’s arguments in the...
Dates: Fifteenth to eighteenth 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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Collections concerning English and Scottish Historical events, 1571 - 1640

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.335
Scope and Contents A collection of letters, statements, speeches and notes on Scottish and English historical events dating from 1571 until 1640. Much of the information concerns events leading to the English Civil War. Including copies of: 'A Generall View of the Scriptures'; Elizabeth I's instructions to Sir Thomas Smith, 3 Dec. 1571; 'The Tyme the Place and Manner of the Scottish Queenes Death', c. 1587; James VI, speech to Scottish parliament, 19 June 1617; speeches by Lord Ellesmere and Henry Montague in...
Dates: 1641 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
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Commonplace Book concerning royal visits of James I and Charles I to Cambridge

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2677
Scope and Contents Fragment of a commonplace book, written in Cambridge, paginated 65-75. First hand (c. 1615): Latin verses; questions debated during the king's visit, 15 May 1615; poem 'In adventum Regis Martii 7mo [1615]'; list of plays performed before the king at Cambridge, 1615; R. Corbet (attrib.), 'Liber Novus de Adventu Regis ad Cantabrigiam' (trans.); Cambridge madrigal in answer to the last. Second hand (1642): John Cleveland, 'Address to King Charles I on his visit to Cambridge, March 1642; Francis...
Dates: 1615-1642
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Correspondence of King James I, Early seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.04.25
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from King James I, addressed to various persons, 1603-1614 and undated. Incomplete: the first three letters and part of the fourth are missing. All but one are written in Latin, with a summary in English prefixed to each Latin letter. Most of the letters are to the king of Denmark. The other recipients are: the duke of Saxony; the archbishop of Cologne; Sophia queen dowager of Denmark; the ‘duke of Meckleburgh’ [Mecklemburg?]; the chancellor of Denmark; the king of Poland;...
Dates: Early 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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Historical and legal collections, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.09
Scope and Contents Written in various hands: (1) ‘Collections out of the records, declaring the manner howe the kinges of England have from time to time supplied theire necessities with moneyes, without the helpe of parliamentes’, dated ‘Anno 9o Jacobi regis’, beginning ‘The kinges of England have repaired and supported their estates ...’; (2) a letter ‘to my noble friends in the lower howse of parliament’, by a former member of the house, and relating to grievances; (3) remonstrance of the house of commons,...
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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Historical and Literary Tracts

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7958
Scope and Contents MS copies of Thomas Legge's Latin verse tragedy Solymitana Clades (The Destruction of Jerusalem) of circa 1580; George Ruggles's Cambridge play Ignoramus (1615); William Roper, The Life and Death of Sir Thomas More, written in 1535; George Cavendish, The Life of Cardinal Wolsey, completed 1557; Sir Philip Sidney's letter to his brother Robert on foreign travel, written circa 1578-1579; and other tracts, the latest being an exchange of letters between James I and the University of Cambridge,...
Dates: 1625 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Selden's Baronage of England, with a collection of notes and documents illustrating the jurisdiction, privileges, and practice of Parliament, and the limited Jurisdiction of the Crown, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.06.62
Scope and Contents Interspersed amongst the notes are the following: 1. ff. 29, 30. 'The Subject of Mr Bagshott's Argument; Reader of the Middle Temple in Lent, 1639.' Whether an Act of Parliament might pass, the Spiritual Lords dissassenting, and whether a spiritual person could exercise civil jurisdiction. 2. ff. 45–49. 'A Copie of an Exemplification under the great seale of England, C Hen. IV., reciting a chartre of Hen. II. sent into Ireland, conteyninge the forme of holding Parliaments.'...
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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Thomas Baker's copies of documents, mainly relating to Cambridge University, Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.01.40
Scope and Contents 1. 'Statuta pro collegio Divi Johannis Evangeliste' [A.D. 1530]. pp. 1-108. 2. 'Subscriptiones præfectorum, professorum, sociorum coll. etc. ab an. 1662 ad an. 1719. e libro originali.' pp. 111-126. 3. 'A clause of Sir Tho. Wendy's will concerning his charity towards the endowment of the vicaridge of Haselingfeild.' pp. 127-129. 4. 'Statuta Sanctæ et Ind. Trinitatis collegii Cantabrig. edita a visitatoribus regiis anno regni [Eliz.] secundo.' pp. 131-178. 5. 'Mr Chr....
Dates: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth 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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Thomas Baker's copies of documents, mainly relating to Cambridge University, Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.01.44
Scope and Contents 1. 'Letters Original from Cardinal Wolsey, to the King's Embassadors to the Emperor. In the Royal Library Cambr.' pp. 1-21. 2. 'A Specimen of Capgrave's Chronicle dedicated to Edward ye 4th.' pp. 23-25. 3. 'MSS. Mri Cory Coll. C. C. Socii. Private Foundations &c. in Corpus Christi College in Cambridge.' pp. 27-50. 4. 'Particulars concerning Trinity Coll. &c. from the Paper Office' pp. 51-57. 5. 'A letter concerning Dr Cudworth's Intellectual Systeme.' pp. 58,...
Dates: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth 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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Thomas Baker's copies of documents, mainly relating to Cambridge University, Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.01.52
Scope and Contents 1. Statuta reginæ Elizabethæ anno duodecimo regni sui edita. ff. 1-103. 2. 'The Composition betweene the Universitie and the Kinges-Colledge.' ff. 103-120. 3. 'Articles for ye office of keepeinge ye Universitye Librarye made Ao 1582.' ff. 120-124. 4. 'Diverse parcells, things and furniture, belongeinge to ye Universitye.' ff. 125-132. 5. 'Officium Clerici Mercati' etc. ff. 133-157. 6. Letter of Charles I. (1625) to the chancellor, and of the chancellor to the...
Dates: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth 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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