Collection of charges and speeches (13) : contemporary manuscript copy, 161-?. (Book, 1610s) [WorldCat.org]
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Collection of charges and speeches (13) : contemporary manuscript copy, 161-?.

Author: Francis BaconWilliam PriestRichard WrightWilliam TalbottOliver St JohnAll authors
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Genre/Form: Watermarks (Paper)
Named Person: Thomas Overbury, Sir; William Jones, Sir; John Denham, Sir; Richard Hutton, Sir; John Denham, Sir; Richard Hutton, Sir; William Jones, Sir; Thomas Overbury, Sir
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Bacon; William Priest; Richard Wright; William Talbott; Oliver St John; Frances Howard Carr Somerset, Countess of; Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; Roland Livingston Redmond; G Walter Steeves; George Henry Warrington Carew; England and Wales. Court of Star Chamber.
OCLC Number: 414649595
Notes: Bacon delivered these judicial charges and speeches while he was King James I's attorney general.
The first item in this collection was published in 1614.
Watermarks depict a unicorn and a hand.
A transcription of no. 13 (The charge of the partie Parliamente in Ireland ...) is available in the collection files.
Description: 1 item (98 pages, bound) ; 27.3 cm
Contents: 1. The charge of Sir Francis Bacon knight his Majesties attorney general touching duells upon an information in the Starr-chamber against Preiste and Wright with the decree of the Star-chamber in the same cause --
2. The charge ... against William Talbott, a counsellor at law, of Ireland --
3. The charge ... against Oliver St. John --
4. The charge ... against Frances Countess of Somersett concerning the poisoning of Overbury --
5. The charge ... against Robert Earle of Somersett concerning the poisoning of Overbury --
6. The effecte of that which was spoken by the Lord Keeper of the Greate Seale of England at the taking of his place in Chauncery ... 1617 --
7. The Kinges charge which is my lantern rested uppon fower [i.e. four] heads --
8. The speech ... before the summer circuits, the King being then in Scotland, 1617 --
9. The speech ... to Sir William Jones upon his calling to be Lord Chief Justice of Ireland, 1617 --
10. The speech ... to Sir John Denham upon his calling to be one of the Barrons of the Exchequer --
11. The speech ... to Justice Hutton upon his calling to be one of the judges of the common pleas --
12. The charge of Owen, indicted of high treason --
13. The charge of the partie Parliamente in Ireland which broke and receded from Parliamente there assembled and after came over to justifie & excuse the same.

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