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Charles I, King: instructions to Earl of Bridgewater

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8448

Scope and Contents

'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.


  • Creation: 1650 (Circa. Copy of original which is dated 1633)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes, 1982.


The collection is no. 16 in Sir Geoffrey Keynes, Bibliotheca bibliographici (London, 1964), p. 4.
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