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Ralph Widdrington: Epistolae Cantabrigienses

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6868

Scope and Contents

Written in various hands, 70 folios: (fo. 2) title-page; (fo. 4) text of epistles. Among the addressees are Johann Hevelius; King Charles II; Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle; Edward, Earl of Clarendon; William, Duke of Newcastle; Prince Rupert; Tobias Rustat; Sir William Morice; Duke of Buckingham; Edward, Earl of Manchester; Humphrey, Bishop of London; Gilbert, Archbishop of Canterbury; Richard, Archbishop of York; Grand Duke of Tuscany; James, Duke of Monmouth; George Monk; Sir Thomas Hussey; Thomas Widdrington; Sir Orlando Bridgman; and Ralph, Bishop of Exeter. There is also an address and speech of the Duke of Buckingham to Cambridge University; a letter of King Charles II to the same; a speech of Humphrey Gower to King Charles II; and a letter from Edmund Boldero to Edward, Earl of Manchester. On fo. 1 is 'E libris Edwardi Leedes magistri Cantab. 8o kalend. maias 1674'.

Dates

  • 1650-1669

Creator

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

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