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Letter from George Carew, possibly to James VI and I

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MS. Eng. c. 3216, fols. 39-40

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Letter in formal secretary hand, signed by George Carew, Baron Carew, to James I?, early 17th cent., with (fol. 40) engraved portrait of Carew, 18th cent?

Dates

  • early 17th cent.

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 3216, fol. 39].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 3216, fols. 39-40

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9699

Overview

Letter from George Carew, possibly to James I, early 17th cent.

Biographical / Historical

George Carew (1555-1629), Earl of Totnes, was a soldier and administrator. He became a courtier and was highly favoured by James VI and I. He was also a friend of Sir Thomas Bodley. For further details see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, John Wilson, 1992.
Title
Letter from George Carew, possibly to James VI and I, early 17th cent.
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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