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Speeches made by Sir Walter Mildmay, K.G., Chancellor of the Exchequer, with notes of the occasions on which they were delivered, 1575–1587

MS. Rawl. C. 838

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Ten spoken in the House of Commons, four in the Court of Star-Chamber, and one at a consultation held at the Lord Treasurer's house, 8 Mar 1585, about sending forces into Holland; together with an opinion delivered to the Queen in writing on the granting of licenses for importing merchandise from the Low Countries, and notes of the proceedings relative to the reversal of the attainder of John, Lord Stourton, in 1576.


  • Creation: 1575–1587


75 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. C. 838


  • Notes of his speech in the Star-Chamber in Davison's case, 28 Mar 1587 (which is here given in full at p. 141), are printed in Nicolas' Life of Davison , 1823, pp. 314–317, and three of those delivered in the House of Commons are printed in full in the Parliamentary Hist. of England (second edit.) vol. iv. pp. 208, 215, 240.

Physical Facet

On paper, in quarto


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