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Historical collections, 16th-17th century

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 287

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Historical collections, 16th-17th century, mainly Shrewsbury estate papers and papers concerning domestic and foreign affairs, 1688-1693, including:
  1. (fol. 9) report of Sir Charles Sedley's speech in the House of Commons, 22 Dec. 1690;
  2. (fols. 87-88) Sir Anthony Mildmay's observations on the political situation in France, 1597;
  3. (fols. 111-116) description of Lincoln by William Lambarde;
  4. (fols. 145-153) copy of instructions to Sir Nathaniel Johnson, governor of the Caribbean Islands, 1686;
  5. (fols. 169-170) holograph draft of a letter from William Cecil, Baron Burghley, to the Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University, 1572.
HMC 5: 6th report (1877) app., 452, vol. 17.

Dates

  • 16th-17th century

Extent

183 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. hist. c. 287

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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