Copies, 17th century, of papers, 1593-1638
MS. Eng. hist. c. 319
Copies, 17th cent., of papers:
- (fols. 1-2) speech of Queen Elizabeth at the dissolution of parliament, April 1593, printed in J. Stow, Annates of England (London, 1601), 1272-3
- (fols. 3-14) 'King's coronation', late 16th cent., printed in J. W. Legge, Coronation order of James I (London, 1902), app. iii, 65-76 (from BL, Sloane MS. 1494)
- (fols. 15-17) a letter to Sir Edward Coke upon his dismissal as Lord Chief Justice, 1616, printed in Cabala (3rd ed., London, 1691), 86-9
- (fol. 18) a copy of Thomas Egerton, Baron Ellesmere's speech on Sir Henry Montagu being made Lord Chief Justice, 1616, printed in Sir Francis Moore, Cases collect & report (London, 1675), 826-9
- (fol. 19) copy of Sir Walter Ralegh's speech at his execution, 1618, printed in Works (Oxford, 1829), i, 691, (the manuscript has some extra narrative)
- (fols. 23-34) sentence of the House of Lords in the case of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, 1619
- (fols. 35-40) letter to George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, against the marriage with Spain, 1620, printed in J. Gutch, Collectanea curiosa (Oxford, 1781), i, 170-80, from Bodleian, Tanner MSS. (copies in five Tanner manuscripts, including MS. Tanner 82, fol. 184b)
- (fols. 41-4) a speech by John Williams, Bishop of Lincoln and Lord Keeper, on the first day of Michaelmas Term, 1621, printed in J. Hacket, Scrinia reserata (London, 1693), part i, 71-4
- (fols. 45-6) the King's answer to the petition against recusants, 23 April 1624, printed in Hansard, Parliamentary history (London, 1806), i, cols. 1410-11
- (fols. 47-8) 'A petition to the King from the House of Commons against papists', 1625, printed in Lords' Journals, iii, 479-81
- (fols. 49-69) Sir Richard Hutton's argument in Rex v. John Hampden, 1638, printed in Arguments of Sir Richard Hutton and Sir George Croke (London, 1641), 1-59
- (fols. 70-1) notes of Sir George Croke's argument concerning ship money, ibid., 1-112 passim
- (fols. 72-9) prayers for family use.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 319, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Eng. hist. c. 319
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7897
Copies, 17th century, of papers, 1593-1638.
Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth I, 1533-1603, was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.
Other Finding Aids
fols. 3-14, 41-6 and 70-1 from papers of the Croke family of Waterstock, Oxon.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by J. C. B. Gamlen through Ruth Waterhouse, 1952.
- Copies, 17th century, of papers, 1593-1638
- EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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