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Collection of speeches made in Parliament during November 1640

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.39

Scope and Contents

Speakers: John, Lord Finch; Sir Benjamin Rudyard; Sir John Culpepper; Sir Edward Dering; Edward Bagshaw, and Sir Harbottle Grimston. With note of proceedings upon the impeachment of Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford. Bound with a printed tract: Lawfulness of the Scots' Expedition into England manifested as followeth, Edinburgh, 1640. fo. 1: '9'. fo. 2: 'B.d.1-11'.


  • Creation: 1650 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Belonged to Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts. After Knight's death in 1746, the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1861.


Versions of all the items are to be found in Parliamentary History of England, vol. 2.
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