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MS Eng 1266.2

Miscellaneous British documents, 1624-1640: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1266.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Miscellaneous British documents,
Date(s): 1624-1640 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.14 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Documents, letters, and parliamentary speeches by English rulers and peers, concerning matters of sovereignty.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-156. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1968 April 2.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Miscellaneous British Documents, 1624-1640 (MS Eng 1266.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Scope and Contents

Contains documents and letters concerning Ireland, speeches presented by James I, Elizabeth I, and Charles I, as well as George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, and George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, among others, before Parliament, as well as proceedings of the House of Commons, 1640-1641. Also includes reports concerning the proposed marriage between Charles I and the Infanta Maria of Spain, 1617, the election of kings of Bohemia, as well as various letters.

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