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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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Branthwaite: Commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9327
Scope and Contents Commonplace book of a man with High Anglican leanings, with additions in other hands. The volume contains historical extracts, religious and moral treatises, accounts of cities and countries of Europe and Asia Minor, and anecdotes. At the back it reads 'Sum unus ex libris Joannis Branthwaite'. [p.1] W. Sallustius, 'The first day of the week', verse. [p.7] Table to determine truth tellers, 'Pythagoras his wheele of fortune', and other tables. [p.11] 'The reasons against subscribing the...
Dates: 1680 (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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Philip Stringer: A Brief of the Entertainment given to Queen Elizabeth at Oxford 1592

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.34
Dates: 1605 (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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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State Tracts and Speeches

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9276-9277
Scope and Contents

Contributors also include Sir Robert Naunton (1563-1635)

Dates: 1635-1650 (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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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