Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 543: Letters and Speeches by Nicholas Bacon

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Summary
CCCC MS 543 contains transcripts of various letters and speeches of Sir Nicholas Bacon (1510-79) along with other contemporary letters and documents, including a 1571 petition of the House of Lord to Queen Elizabeth I and a letter of William Cecil to an unknown fellow councillor dated May 1587. The manuscript was never part of Parker's collection but was instead donated to the college by Lord Queenborough (1861-1949) in 1923.
Contents
Letter from Nicholas Bacon to Queen Elizabeth (no date) -- Letter from Nicholas Bacon to Queen Elizabeth 26 November 1577 -- Letter from Nicholas Bacon to Queen Elizabeth 6 May 1578 -- Letter from Nicholas Bacon to Francis Walsingham 24 July 1578 -- Speech of Nicholas Bacon in the council -- Speech of Nicholas Bacon in the council -- Petition of the Lords to Queen Elizabeth, 1571 -- Speech of Nicholas Bacon in Parliament -- Speech of Nicholas Bacon in Parliament -- Letter of William Cecil to a councillor 12 May 1587 -- Nicholas Throckmorton's memoranda to the Queen 1558

Description

Type of resource mixed material
Extent ff. 143 (35 used)
Date created [ca. 1600 - 1625]
Language English
Material Paper
Height (mm) 285
Width (mm) 190
Foliation ff. 1-35
Provenance Given by Lord Queenborough in 1923.
Research The petition, and Bacon's speeches in Parliament, printed by S. D'Ewes, A compleat journal of ... the House of Lords and House of Commons throughout the whole reign of Queen Elizabeth (1708), pp. 105-7, 151-4, 232-5; Throckmorton's memoranda by J. E. Neale, English Historical Review, LXV (1950), pp. 91-8.
Binding Contemporary calf binding, gilt-tooled.

Bibliographic information

M.R. James Date 17th cent. early
Augmented James Record
Contains
Location https://purl.stanford.edu/mp669kg4742
Location MS 543
Repository UK, Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Parker Library

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