Collection of tracts, Early seventeenth century
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'.
- Early seventeenth century
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1 volume(s) (1 volume) : Paper
Language of Materials
In the Library by 1856.
Existence and Location of Copies
Microfilm available MS 8833
34, 8, 3 and 10 pages respectively.
- Abbot, George, 1562–1633 (Archbishop of Canterbury)
- Carr, Frances, 1590–1632 (Countess of Somerset)
- Devereux, Robert, 1566-1601 (2nd Earl of Essex, statesman)
- Devereux, Robert, 1591–1646 (3rd Earl of Essex, army officer)
- James, I, 1566-1625 (King of Great Britain and Ireland)
- Villiers, George, 1592-1628 (1st Duke of Buckingham)