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Collections concerning English and Scottish Historical events, 1571 - 1640

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.335
Scope and Contents A collection of letters, statements, speeches and notes on Scottish and English historical events dating from 1571 until 1640. Much of the information concerns events leading to the English Civil War. Including copies of: 'A Generall View of the Scriptures'; Elizabeth I's instructions to Sir Thomas Smith, 3 Dec. 1571; 'The Tyme the Place and Manner of the Scottish Queenes Death', c. 1587; James VI, speech to Scottish parliament, 19 June 1617; speeches by Lord Ellesmere and Henry Montague in...
Dates: 1641 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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  • Names: James, I, 1566-1625 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) X
  • Names: Elizabeth, I, 1533-1603 (Queen of England and Ireland) X