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Collection of tracts, Early seventeenth century

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, 1613; (4) 'His Majesties answere to my lord of Canterburies discourse'.


  • Creation: Early seventeenth century


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1 volume(s) (34, 8, 3 and 10 pages respectively.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

From the Library of John Moore (1646–1714), Bishop of Ely (‘Royal Library’), no. 771.

Physical Description


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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