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Holograph letter from Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, to his sister Penelope, Lady Rich, c. 1590

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MS. Don. c. 188

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Holograph letter from Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, to his sister Penelope, Lady Rich, c.1590.

Dates

  • c.1590

Extent

1 leaf

Language of Materials

  • English

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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 188

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10386

Abstract

Holograph letter from Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, to his sister Penelope, Lady Rich, c. 1590

Biographical / Historical

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, (1565-1601) was a soldier and politician.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Roy Davids, 1995 catalogue, item 46, with the support of the Friends of the Bodleian.

Existence and Location of Copies

A photograph of the letter is published with the article in Bodleian Library Record. See under Bibliography heading.

Bibliography

  • Bodleian Library Record 15, no. 4 (April 1996), pp. 308-14, and 16, no. 1 (April 1997), pp. 101-10.
Title
Holograph letter from Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, to his sister Penelope, Lady Rich, c. 1590
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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