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|Named Person:||Evelyn family.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Evelyn; William Bray; Charles, King of England; Edward Nicholas, Sir; Edward Hyde Clarendon, Earl of; Richard Browne, Sir; Henrietta Maria, Queen consort of Charles I King of England; Elizabeth, Queen consort of Frederick I King of Bohemia; James, King of England
|Notes:||"Pedigree of the Evelyn family in the different branches": vol. 1, facing p. ix.
Additional correspondents not cited on t.p. include: Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of Charles I; Charles II; Princess Elizabeth, queen of Bohemia; and the duke of York. cf. Introd., vol. 2.
The editor proposes that the royal correspondence came to Evelyn "from his father-in-law Sir Richard Browne, who was related by marriage to Sir Edward Nicholas."--Introd., vol. 2.
|Description:||2 v. : 10 plates (incl. folded geneal. table, folded map, ports.)|
|Series Title:||Library of English literature, LEL 21859-60.|
|Responsibility:||comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters ; to which is subjoined, the private correspondence between King Charles I. and his secretary of state, Sir Edward Nicholas, whilst His Majesty was in Scotland, 1641, and at other times during the Civil War ; also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, ambassador to the Court of France, in the time of King Charles I. and the usurpation ; the whole now first published, from the original Mss. ; edited by William Bray, esq. fellow and treasurer of the Society of antiquaries of London.|