Egerton, John, 1579-1649 (1st Earl of Bridgewater, politician and lawyer)
- Existence: 1579 - 1649
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
'Instructions given by our late Sovereign Lord King Charles the First to...John Earle of Bridgewater Lord President of the Councell...signed by his Ma[jes]tie at Theobalds the 12th day of May in the ninth yeare of his Ma[jes]ties reigne', 72 numbered pages. The volume has the bookplate of the Duke of Beaufort, 1705.
The volume contains 26 items, in different hands and on different sizes of paper, many anonymous. There are eight sermons by John Donne, and others by Thomas Moore and Josias Shute. There is also a Latin letter from Thomas Egerton to his father John, 1st Earl of Bridgewater, and some geographical material. The volume has the Bridgewater crest and the bookplate of the Bridgewater Library.
- Sermons 1