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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

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 188, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 188

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10386

Overview

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, given by the Friends of the Bodleian

Existence and Location of Copies

A photograph of the letter is published with the article in Bodleian Library Record cited above.

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
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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