Political and antiquarian miscellany of Charles Fairfax, ca. 1587-ca. 1627. (Book, 1587) [WorldCat.org]
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Political and antiquarian miscellany of Charles Fairfax, ca. 1587-ca. 1627.

Author: Charles FairfaxJames, King of EnglandCharles, King of EnglandEdward Somerset Worcester, Earl ofDudley Digges, SirAll authors
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Collection of tracts, notes and observations, including: an account of Drake's Cadiz Voyage of 1587 subscribed "W:N:" (p. 481) and copied by one John Lewis ("Written according to the Coppie by me John Lewys the xxviith day of August 1587 ... being Sonday, between the howres of one and seaven in the afternoone ..." p. 510); The Lord Keeper's letter to the Judges of Assizes delivered at York, 1622 (p. 251); Sir Robert  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Anthologies
Annotations (Provenance)
Genealogies
Correspondence Manuscripts
Early works to 1800 Manuscripts
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Mary, Queen of Scots; Edward Somerset Worcester, Earl of; Henry, King of England; Mary, Queen of Scots
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Fairfax; James, King of England; Charles, King of England; Edward Somerset Worcester, Earl of; Dudley Digges, Sir; Walter Raleigh, Sir; Ferdinando Fairfax Fairfax, Baron; John Lewis; Thomas Pulleyn; Thomas Phillipps, Sir; Albert Fairfax Fairfax of Cameron, Baron; Robert Cotton, Sir; England and Wales. Lord Chancellor's Department.; England and Wales. Assizes (York)
OCLC Number: 671657603
Language Note: In English and Latin.
Notes: Many of the transcriptions are in the hand of Charles Fairfax, with annotations by Charles's elder brother Ferdinando. The sources for the antiquarian notes are frequently cited.
From the first leaf, "Liber B. B=alderdash [i.e. Balderdash]."
Includes index at beginning of volume.
[10], 1-90, [2], 91-238, [8], 239-522, [2], 523, [1] p. 4 stubs between p. 100 and 101; bookmark with quote between p. 256 and 257; pasted-on correction p. 447.
Description: 1 v. ; 20 x 16 cm.
Other Titles: Liber B

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Collection of tracts, notes and observations, including: an account of Drake's Cadiz Voyage of 1587 subscribed "W:N:" (p. 481) and copied by one John Lewis ("Written according to the Coppie by me John Lewys the xxviith day of August 1587 ... being Sonday, between the howres of one and seaven in the afternoone ..." p. 510); The Lord Keeper's letter to the Judges of Assizes delivered at York, 1622 (p. 251); Sir Robert Cotton's "The Danger wherein the Kingdom now standeth" (p. 271) and "A short view of the Reign of King Henry the Third" (p. 283); Sir Dudley Digges on the liberty of the subject (p. 312); "An Oration persuading a Limitation of the Succession to the French Queen" (p. 323); Tracts on Mary Stuart and the succession (p. 365); Sir Walter Raleigh's letter to the King (p. 429) and "A Dialogue Between a Councellor of State and A Justice of Peace" (p. 434); directions concerning preachers from both James I and Charles I (p. 256, p. 459); and other official documents. Also a range of antiquarian notes pertaining to the Aske (Collectanea de familia de Aske, & c, out of Mr Dodsworth's MSS. D & G & Ex Rot. Claus ...), Fairfax, Villiers, Constable, and other Yorkshire families.

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