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Eight papers of payments made by, and signed by, sir Robert Carey

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 4

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Eight papers of payments made by, and signed by, sir Robert Carey (afterwards earl of Monmouth) on behalf of prince Charles in connexion with the production of plays, masques and tilts, in 1617-1620: each paper, except one at fol. 2, has the lower right hand corner, as usual, torn off, as is all the lower part of fol. 5.

At fol. 15 is an acknowledgement by Henry Porter of a debt owed to Phillip Henchlowe, Jan. 17, 1598/9, and a receipt by Joseph Hunt for 30s. received from Henchlowe on the same day: both transferred in 1885 from Malone 184.

Dates

  • written chiefly in A.D. 1617-1620

Extent

17 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 4, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19988

Overview

Eight papers of payments made by, and signed by, sir Robert Carey, written chiefly in A.D. 1617-1620.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Carey, first earl of Monmouth (1560–1639) was a courtier.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29581.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from messrs. J. ,,'. Jarvis & Son, booksellers (catal. 12, art. 216: see letters from them of Jan. 6 and 8, 1885, at fols. 11, 13), on Jan. 8, 1885, for £4 4s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/8 × 8 7/8 in.
Title
Eight papers of payments made by, and signed by, sir Robert Carey
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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