RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
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Alt Ref NoMS 3201
TitleTalbot Papers
Date1589-1605
DescriptionFolio 1
John Talbot of Grafton to [Gilbert Talbot, seventh] Earl of Shrewsbury, Knight of the Garter, from Pepper Hill, 5 April 1600, reporting that he has procured the money which the Earl wished to borrow. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 3
Francis Babington to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Derby Gaol, 15 April 1600. His creditors are treating him with great severity. He asks for the repayment of a loan, otherwise he fears he is 'never like to come forth of this loathesome place'. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. Superscribed 'Jesus'.
Folio 5
William Wingfield to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Sheffield, 15 April 1600. He has secured samples of various ores, found on the local estates of the Earl, which are supposed to contain gold or silver, and sent Richard Brown, bailiff of Barlow, to enquire of Robert Eyre the whereabouts of the 'golden hill' but Eyre denies knowledge of such a place. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Joseph Hunter, The History and Topography of the Parish of Sheffield in the County of York, ed. Rev. A. Gatty (1869), p.120)
Folio 7
John Francis and Charles Armstrong to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Foremark, 22 May 1600, asking permission for the marriage to proceed between Jane Francis and Gilbert Armstrong. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 9
John Talbot of Grafton to the Earl of Shrewsbury at Broad Street, from Greenwich, 4 June 1600, asking for the urgent repayment of the money [Robert] Kidman had. It is reported that [Thomas Butler, third] Earl of Ormond is released and that the Lord Deputy of Ireland, [Charles Blount, eighth Baron Mountjoy] has had some successes in the north but elsewhere the situation is still very bad and Talbot thinks it best to return home. 1p. Endorsed.
Folio 11
Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Boulogne, 12 June 1600, reporting that there has been no progress in the negotiations for peace with Spain because of a fruitless argument over precedence. He sends friendly messages to the Earl and others at Court and comments in a postscript on the proceedings against [Robert Devereux, second] Earl of Essex. 3pp. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.532)
Folio 13
The Lords of the Council to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Lieutenant of Derbyshire, from Greenwich, 26 June 1600, giving instructions for the levying of fifty men from the county for service in Ireland and complaining of the choice of 'lewd and dissolute persons' in the past. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.537)
Folio 15
H[enry Clinton, second] Earl of Lincoln to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place, 6 June 1600. He is likely to be sent to the Fleet for disobeying an order of which he sends Shrewsbury a summary. He offers Shrewsbury the use of his part of Chelsea House or, when it has become wearisome, his daughter's entertainment in the other part, where the gardens are full of apricots, strawberries and cherries. 1p. Damaged Ms. Endorsed 'haste'. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 17
The Lords of the Council to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Lieutenant of Derbyshire, from Greenwich, 29 June 1600, directing him to send a convenient number of carpenters, smiths, and bricklayers with the fifty men who are to go to Ireland from the county [cf. folio 13]. 1p. Damaged Ms. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 19
The Queen to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Lieutenant of Derbyshire, from Greenwich, 25 June 1600, ordering the raising of fifty men for service in Ireland from the county [cf. folio 13]. 2pp. Sign manual. Paper seal. Clerk's hand. Endorsed. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.535)
Folio 21
Richard Latham and William Vessy to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Shiffnall, 16 June 1600, assuring the Earl that they have not neglected his affairs but as yet they have not been able to raise the money to pay his debts. They ask for the despatch of a surveyor to assess some land of the Countess's and report on a heriot. 3pp. Damaged Ms. Seal. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 23
R[oger Manners, fifth] Earl of Rutland to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Fenton, 15 August, n.a. [before 1595 and cf. MS.3200 folio 216]. His mother is so ill that she cannot come to see the Earl and Countess at Worksop. 1p. Endorsed.
Folio 25
J[ohn, Baron] Lumley to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Nonsuch, 30 September 1600. It is rumoured that the Kings of France and Spain [Henry IV and Philip III] are likely to go to war over the Savoy issue and that a Parliament may soon be called. A postscript states that news is awaited of Lord Mountjoy's march against [Hugh O'Neill, Earl of] Tyrone. 1p. Endorsed 'haste'. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.543)
Folio 27
A fragment of a masque sent to [William, second Baron] Compton, 17 November 1600. 1p. Clerk's hand. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 28
The Lords of the Council to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Lieutenant of Derbyshire, from Whitehall, 6 December 1600. Fifteen men are to be raised from the county for the Irish service and to be ready at Chester by 31 December. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Enclosing folio 30
Instructions from the Lords of the Council for the conductors of soldiers. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Clerk's hand, signed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 32
Henry Carey to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place, no date. He is unable to wait upon the Earl and apologizes profusely. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 33
Sir Robert Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Oatlands, no date [shortly after 1 October 1602]. He apologizes for having to use a scribe. He believes that his negotiations with Spain have saved the Queen 'many a man's levy'. He understands that the Queen would favour a marriage between Sir Edmund Butler's son [Theobald] and the Earl of Ormond's daughter [and heiress Elizabeth]. [Christopher Nugent, third Baron] Delvin has died. 2pp. Clerk's hand, signed and subscribed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii,549)
Folio 35
John Draper to the Earl of Shrewsbury at the Strand, from Paris, 12 July 1602. His debts have forced him to live abroad, but he remembers with pleasure his time in the Earl's service. A Spanish Jesuit, Father Hieron, has gone to England. He understands that [Charles de Gontault,] Marshal de Biron will be executed on 16 July. 1p. Damaged Ms. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand, 'brought me by a brewer from Rome'.
Folio 37
An unnamed correspondent to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Paris, 31 July 1602, giving details of the trial and execution of Marshal de Biron. 3pp. French. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.555)
Folio 39
Laurence Esmond to the Earl of Shrewsbury at Broad Street, from the camp at Mogher Lowghiowe [Loughmogue], 13 July 1602, detailing his own exploits in the Irish service and telling of the death from wounds of Sir John Berkeley. Sir Christopher St. Lawrence has been appointed Governor of Monaghan, although the position was first offered to Esmond. 3pp. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 41
News out of France and the Low Countries, no date [1602]. A rough translation of folio 37, recto, with news from the Low Countries, including a note on the siege of Grave by Count Maurice of Nassau, verso. 2pp. Clerk's hand. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 43
A copy of speeches delivered to the Queen when she left Harvile [Harefield] the house of the Lord Keeper [Sir Thomas Egerton]. 1p. Clerk's hand. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.560)
Folio 45
Sir George Carew to the Earl of Shrewsbury at the Court, from Cork, 11 August 1602, thanking him for a letter of 18 May sent by the hands of Thomas Wingfield, a servant, which has just come into his hands. He believes a Spanish invasion of Ireland imminent and if this is true he will need help urgently, since the Lord Deputy [Mountjoy] is in Ulster. A postscript sends greetings to the Countess. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.564)
Folio 47
Extracts of Irish news, September 1602, showing the poor state of the Earl of Tyrone, who has fled from the north into Connaught. [cf. folio 52]. 2pp. Clerk's hand. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii. 566)
Folio 48
Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from London, 1 September 1602. It is now understood that the King of Spain intends to attack Algiers, so that there is less likelihood of an invasion of Ireland this year. Lord Delvin is reported dead. Mr. Secretary [John] Herbert has been knighted. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii. 568)
Folio 50
H[enry Grey, second] Earl of Kent to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, at Sheffield, from Wrest, 2 September 1602, rejoicing that the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury are enjoying the country air instead of living in the unsavoury streets of London. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 52
Thomas [Cecil, second Baron] Burghley to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor and Knight of the Garter, no place [York], 12 September 1602, thanking him for the gift of a fat stag killed by the Countess and regretting that, because of his health and the lateness of the year, he is unable to go to Hatfield Chase to hunt. He encloses some advertisements received from the Court that morning [cf. folio 47]. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 54
William Browne to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor and Knight of the Garter, from Fulham, 17 September 1602. It is expected that Grave will fall soon [cf. folio 41]. He sends news of the siege of Ostend. A postscript explains that the rain in September and October often floods the land at Grave and the Spaniards may be holding out for that eventuality. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.572)
Folio 56
William Browne to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor and Knight of the Garter, from London, 21 September 1602. He is commanded by the Queen to take letters to Count Maurice of Nassau and the States-General. Now that Grave has fallen, he expects that the letters urge help for Ostend. [William Bourchier, third] Earl of Bath has reported rumours of a Spanish landing near Kinsale in Ireland but no confirmation has been received. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.578)
Folio 58
Sir Robert Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Oatlands, 25 September 1602. He had hoped that 'good Fulke' [Greville] would be visiting the Earl with all the Court news 'even from the Privy Chamber door to the Porter's lodge' but the Queen will not allow him to leave. There is no Spanish invasion of Ireland. The Earl of Northumberland [Henry Percy, ninth Earl] has a son; 'I would you had another'. 2pp. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.583)
Folio 60
Fulke Greville to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Oatlands, 23 September [1602]. He had hoped to visit Shrewsbury but cannot do so. The Earl of Bath has reported rumours of a Spanish invasion of Ireland and this is somewhat believed because there is news that the exploit against Algiers is cancelled. The siege of Grave is ended and the Queen is urging the States-General to help Ostend [cf. folio 56]. It is two years since he asked for release from some bonds into which he entered for the Earl and he renews the request. 3pp. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 62
Richard [Bancroft,] Bishop of London to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Fulham, 27 September 1602. The bearer, the Earl's servant, has been delayed three or four days by a widow who states that he has contracted marriage with her. He sends a book against the Jesuits written in French by a Catholic. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 64
A certificate of the musters at Wingerworth Common, 7 October 1602. 4pp. Clerk's hand. Address.
Folio 66
Sir Robert [Baron] Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place [the Court], no date, [autumn 1603], sending advertisements of Court news; the conspirators are likely to be tried at Reading or Winchester. 1p.
Folio 67
John Stanhope to [Gilbert,] Lord Talbot, from Richmond, 22 December [1589], thanking him for a Sherwood hind and declaring that he does not know a lady of more worth than Lady Talbot. He sends foreign news, including the high opinion Henry IV of France has of [Peregrine Bertie, thirteenth Baron] Willoughby, who has been sent to his aid with an army. 1p. Endorsed. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.385)
Folio 69
The Earl of Lincoln to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place, 14 March 1602/03. He is sorry not to have heard from the Earl in this dangerous time. He has been ill himself and is glad to learn of the Queen's recovery. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 71
Notes by Sir Thomas Egerton, Lord Keeper, and Mathew Carew, from the Court at Windsor, 12 July 1603, concerning the suit in Chancery of [John] Lacy, vouched for by the Earl. 1p. Copy.
Folio 73
Lord Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, no place, [23 January 1603/04], thanking him for the present of a deer pie. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 75
Lord Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Knight of the Garter, at Richmond, no place, Thursday, [July 1603]. Sir Griffin Markham and [William] Watson are the arch-traitors. Cecil will meet the Earl the next day at Fulham. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 77
'Le prince d'amour', 'from our royal palace', 25 December, n.a. [1597, cf. MS.3199 folio 249], thanking him for a monetary contribution to the feast. 1p. Endorsed.
Folio 79
A note of monopolies, temp. Elizabeth. 2pp. Clerk's hand. Address in seventh Earl's hand gives date 25 May 1603. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.6)
Folio 81
Lord Burghley to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor and Knight of the Garter, from York, 4 June 1603, sending a note of the progress of Queen [Anne] to York. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 82
The Earl of Kent to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Bloxham, 10 June 1603, thanking him and the Countess for their care in the conference with Mr. Benjamin Piggott and seeking his aid in securing a hearing of the cause before the King [James I]. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 83
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from the Court at Greenwich, 15 June 1603. The King has given an audience to [Maximilian de Bethune] Marquis de Rosny. He is displeased with some of the persons whom the Queen is taking to be her attendants. He has chosen some of his ambassadors to announce his coronation to foreign powers. 2pp. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.10)
Folio 84
Robert Bainbridge to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Calke, 13 June 1603. The Earl of Huntingdon [George Hastings, fourth Earl] desires to entertain the Queen at his house on her progress from Scotland and would be obliged if Shrewsbury would use his good offices to that end. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 86
Sir Francis Newport to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Eyton, 13 June 1603, sending a present of provisions against the Queen's coming to Worksop. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 88
E[dward Somerset, fourth] Earl of Worcester to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place, 19 June [1603]. The King has decided to limit the number of attendants at the feast of St. George as he does not like multitudes and the plague continues. The Marquis de Rosny has dined with the King, who intends to set forth shortly to meet the Queen. 1p. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.14)
Folio 89
The Earl of Shrewsbury to Sir William Bowes, from Sheffield, 3 January 1603/04. An angry letter in answer to his schismatical objections against a book put forth by the universities [cf. MS.3203 folio 166]. 1p. Copy. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 90
The Earl of Kent to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Wrest, 30 June 1603. Compliments and a reminder that Shrewsbury had promised to further his suit to the Privy Council, 1p. Clerk's hand, signed.
Folio 91
The Special Commissioners for the Coronation [Charles Howard, Earl of Nottingham and others] to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Whitehall, 7 July 1603, giving notice to provide rich robes of scarlet and coronets for himself and his Countess against the Coronation on 25 July; scarlet will be delivered out of the Wardrobe, 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 93
Lord Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from the Court at Wilton, 25 October [1603] at midnight. The King has chosen the Earl to be Justice in Oyer. Cecil jokes that he expects a warrant dormant for a stag and a hind as bribe. The first arraignment of Sir Walter Raleigh and the other accused is set for 15 November and Shrewsbury is named a commissioner. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.59)
Folio 95
The Earl of Kent to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Bloxham, 9 July 1603. He has been summoned to the Coronation but his age and deafness forbid it. He asks Shrewsbury to remind the King of an earlier petition and encloses a copy of the letter from the special commissioners [cf. folio 91] and of his reply, asking Shrewsbury to alter the latter as necessary, 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 97
[Edward, third Baron] Stafford to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Stafford, 27 July 1603, wanting to know if the commissioners have decided his Coronation claim yet. If he knew when Parliament was to be called, he would send his man to provide himself with a London house, 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 99
Lord Lumley to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Nonsuch, 28 July 1603. Letters between Lumley, Shrewsbury and a Mr. [George?] Rivers have been delayed because of plague in River's London house. He is glad to hear that Shrewsbury approves of a speech he made when he did homage. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 101
Lord Stafford to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Stafford, July 1603, hoping that the Earl will show the enclosed memorandum of a Coronation claim to the King [cf. folio 97] and enclosing a note of the intermarriage of their houses in the time of Henry VI. 1p. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 103
Edmund Lascelles to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from the Court at Apethorpe, 6 August [1605]. He enquires on behalf of his friend, Sir Allen Percy, of the merits of a daughter [Mary] of [Sir George] Curzon, asking Shrewsbury to reply directly as he is going shortly to the Low Countries. Among other news, he reports that [Robert Sidney, Viscount] Lisle's son [Robert] has been dismissed as companion to Prince [Henry] for stabbing his schoolmaster 'for offering to whip him'. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.169)
Folio 105
The Earl of Kent to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Bloxham, 15 August 1603, inviting the Earl and Countess to his house at Wrest. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 107
Lord Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Nonsuch, 16 August 1603. Shrewsbury has asked him to recall a captain from the Low Countries at the request of the captain's mother. The captain is in the pay of the States-General and he could not write to Sir Francis Vere to ask for his release without its being misinterpreted. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 109
William Herbert, third] Earl of Pembroke to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Oxford, 29 August 1605. He is so tired by the progress and late nights that he asks Shrewsbury to accept an account of the King's visit from the Earl's servant [Thomas] Cooke. The University has performed 'beyond the envy of any Cambridge man'. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 111
Thomas [Sackville,] Earl of Dorset to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from New College, Oxford, 25 August 1605, thanking him for a present of sixteen pasties of red deer. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 112
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from the Court at Woodstock, 17 September 1603. The prisoners in the Tower are to be indicted at Staines on 21 September and their punishment [for conspiracy in the Bye plot] is likely to be severe, except for [Thomas, fifteenth Baron] Grey of Wilton. There is to be a restraint in grants until the King's finances have been settled. Peace is expected to be negotiated with Spain. 4pp. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.29)
Folio 115
Lord Lumley to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, no place, 11 September 1605. Prince Henry and [Charles,] Duke of York are at his house in the country. The King of Denmark [Christian IV] was installed as a Knight of the Garter on the preceding Sunday, his ambassador acting as proxy. 1p. Damaged Ms. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 117
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from the Court at Woodstock, 11 September 1603. He expects that the Earl has been as occupied as they with hunting. The judges have met at Maidenhead to consider the crimes of the prisoners in the Tower; only Sir Walter Raleigh is thought likely to be not guilty [cf. folio 112]. The plague has been causing the Court to move constantly and it will shortly go to Winchester. There is concern over the King's finances. 2pp. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.19)
Folio 121
William Fowler [Secretary to Queen Anne] to the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury, from Woodstock, 11 September 1603, assuring them of the Queen's good opinion of them and announcing his good fortune in making the acquaintance of Lady Arabella [Stuart], 'the eighth wonder of the world'. He encloses copies of two of his sonnets which he has sent her. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.16)
Enclosing folio 119
Upon a Horologe of the Clock at Loseley, a sonnet. 1p. Copy. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.18)
And folio 120
To the most virtuous and truly honourable lady, Lady Arabella Stuart, a sonnet. 1p. Copy. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.18)
Folio 124
Lady Arabella Stuart to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Woodstock, 16 September [1603]. [John de] Taxis, [ambassador from the King of Spain], has been ingratiating himself with the ladies of the Court while awaiting his audience and there have been other gay happenings, such as the royal visit to Sir Henry Lee's house [at Ditchley]. 3pp. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.25)
Folio 126
Thomas Crew to the Countess of Shrewsbury, no place [Woodstock], [17 September 1603]. He has met Sir Thomas Edmonds at Court, who asked him if he knew of a proposed match between the Earl of Pembroke and Lady Mary [Talbot]. He sends other news from the Court and discusses some land sales, adding that he would be obliged to have the £100 due him upon an annuity in May last. 1p. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.34)
Folio 127
Lord Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from the Court [at Woodstock], 23 September 1603. The peace with Spain is delayed because of plague in the ambassador's house. 'This place is unwholesome'. The conspirators are indicted [cf. folio 112]. The Earl of Nottingham has married Lady Margaret Stuart. 2pp. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.37)
Folio 129
The Earl of Worcester to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Winchester, 24 September 1603. The Spanish ambassador is received in audience this day. The Earl of Nottingham is married. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.39)
Folio 131
Sir Thomas Chaloner to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, no place, [Oatlands], 28 September 1603. He sends thanks from the Prince [Henry] for a present of red deer and commendations of the complexion and character of the Prince. 1p. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 133
Lord Cecil to Sir John Savile, Sir Robert Swift and Sir Henry Slingsby and to the Escheator and Feodary of the West Riding of Yorkshire, from the Court [Winchester], 3 October 1603. The King has commanded his principal officers to give him an estimate of his income and to offer tenants in chief compositions for wardship dues. They are to compile a book of the owners of land in capite in the county and to send it to Cecil for the consideration of the court of Wards. 2pp. Copy. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.41)
Folio 135
Sir Robert [Cecil, Viscount] Cranborne to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place, no date [1604-05], sending his condolences on an attack of what he fears is the stone and enclosing a dispensation for it. 1p.
Folio 136
William Fowler to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place [the Court], [5 October 1603], presenting his fulsome compliments and urging the Earl to write to the Queen. He encloses advertisements, including the news that Taxis, the Spanish ambassador, has had an audience. 2pp. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.47)
Folio 137
Advertisements from the Court from an unnamed source. The Spanish ambassador has pressed the King to prevent a Scots levy for the Low Countries but the King stands firmly by his alliance with the States General, promising only to try to persuade them to accept their allegiance to the Hapsburgs. 2pp. Clerk's hand. Address gives date 5 October 1603. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.49)
Folio 139
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Winchester, 10 October 1603, presenting the arguments in favour of a match between the Earl of Pembroke and the Lady Mary Talbot. He asks the Earl to let him know of any Crown lands which he might advantageously petition for in respect of a fee farm of £40 granted him. 2pp. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 141
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Winchester, 9 October 1603. The Spanish ambassador has pressed the King to prevent a Scots levy for the Low Countries [cf. folio 137]; the prisoners in the Tower have been indicted [cf. folio 112]. He urges the Earl and Countess to agree to proceed with the match between Lady Mary Talbot and the Earl of Pembroke and not to stick on the matter of the marriage settlement. 4pp. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.52)
Folio 143
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Winchester, 17 October 1603. Term is to be held next month in Winchester and the prisoners in the Tower [cf. folio 112] will be arraigned then. The Earl will be summoned to attend. The Lord Admiral [the Earl of Nottingham] has made good use of his marriage and secured a pension of £600 a year, with a grant of £200 in land, in lieu of profits formerly made. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.56)
Folio 145
William Fowler to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place [the Court], no date [October 1603, cf. folio 147]. He will take the first opportunity of getting the patents signed by the Queen. 1p. Endorsed.
Folio 147
William Fowler to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Winchester, 18 October 1603. He has done all he could about the patents; the Earl would be well advised to draw up one himself and send it to Fowler to be sealed. [William] Hamon, a former servant of the Earl, has been granted the herbage of Pontefract Castle. He encloses notes on the Queen's jointure. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 149
Sir Thomas Chaloner to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, at Sheffield, from Winchester, 18 October 1603. The Prince [Henry] thanks the Earl and Countess for their enquiries about his fall from a horse; it was slight and he was not riding the horse which the Countess gave him. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.58)
Folio 151
Lord Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, [from Winchester, 28 November 1603]. He apologizes for delaying [Thomas] Cooke, the Earl's servant, but did so to permit him to relate all the details of 'this tragedy' [the trial of Sir Walter Raleigh]. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 153
The Lords of the Council to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from the Court, 17 November 1603, requiring his second payment of the subsidy granted to the late Queen, a sum amounting to £46 13s. 4d. at 1s. 4d. in the £ on £700. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 155
A long note outlining the negotiations for the marriage of the Lady Mary Talbot and the Earl of Pembroke. 3pp. Draft in the seventh Earl's hand, with annotations in another. Address gives date, 7 November 1603, and indicates that a copy was sent to Sir Thomas Edmonds.
Folio 157
A copy of folio 155, dated 6 November 1603. 3pp. Clerk's hand.
Folio 159
The Earl of Worcester to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from the Court, 6 December 1603. George Brooke and the priest [William Watson] were executed last Monday and a warrant has been issued for the execution of [Henry Brooke, eighth Baron] Cobham and the other conspirators on Friday next, saving only Sir Walter Raleigh, whose execution is stayed because of a letter which he wrote asking to see Heriote [Thomas Hariot, the mathematician] before he died. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 161
Michael Hicks to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Ruckholts, 6 December 1603, sending a long report of the trial of the Bye Plot conspirators, although he stayed in Essex because of the plague and because he heard that the Earl had secured permission to be absent. Dr. [William] Gilbert is dead and [Anne Russell,] Countess of Warwick is dying. A postscript acknowledges the receipt of £30 and requests the repayment of the remainder of a debt. 3pp. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.70)
Folio 163
William Fowler to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Wilton, 8 December 1603, sending elaborate thanks for favours and referring to Lady Arabella Stuart as 'the phoenix of her sex'. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 167
Lord Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Hampton Court, 23 December 1603. The King exercised his mercy at Winchester; Lord Cobham, Lord Grey of Wilton and Sir Walter Raleigh are in the Tower as condemned men, Sir Griffin Markham and others are likely to be exiled. He is sending a letter printed about the trial, said to be by the son of the Bishop of Durham [Tobias Mathew]. The Parliament is expected for March. 4pp. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.81)
Folio 169
The Earl of Shrewsbury to Lord Cecil, Principal Secretary, from Sheffield, 12 January 1603/04; complaining bitterly that Sir George Hume is to be given certain Crown lands, which the Earl desired. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address in Cecil's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.32)
Folio 171
John Lacy to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, no place [the Fleet], 19 January 1603/04; sending a copy of the letter of the Lord Chancellor [Sir Thomas Egerton] authorizing his release from the Fleet. The king has agreed to his case being heard before the Council of the North [cf. folio 71]. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 173
The Earl of Shrewsbury to Sir William Bowes and his wife, no place, no date [1604, cf. folio 89 and M 166]. A general attack on the opinions of the Bowes, with special reference to a letter written by them about the book put out by the universities. 3pp. Copy. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 175
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Hampton Court, 23 January 1603/04: He will do what he can about the marriage settlement between the Earl of Pembroke and Lady Mary Talbot [cf. folio 141]; the Earl of Pembroke is clearly a serious suitor. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 177
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Hampton Court, 23 December 1603. The Earl of Pembroke has every intention of proceeding with his suit [cf. folio 175] but Christmas festivities will delay negotiations. He sends details of the fates of the prisoners in the Tower received from Lord Cecil. A parliament is expected to be called for 20 March. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Seal. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.83)
Folio 179
The Lords of the Council to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Privy Councillor, from Hampton Court, 1 February 1603/04; requiring him to take part in the procession of peers when the King makes his solemn entry into the City of London after the plague. 1p. Damaged Ms. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 181
The Earl of Shrewsbury to Lord Cecil, from Sheffield, 9 February 1603/04; agreeing to buy Hartington even though the price is some thousands pounds more than he anticipated. 1p.
Folio 182
The Earl of Worcester to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from the Court [Hampton Court] 2 February [1603/04]. The King has resolved to call Parliament for 19 March and to ride through London on 15 March. The French Queen [Marie de Medici] has sent costly gifts to the Queen and to several of those at Court; he does not know the meaning of it. 3pp. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.86)
Folio 184
The Earl of Shrewsbury to Sir John Byron, from Broad Street, 1 March 1603/04, offering his condolences on the death of his father and recommending him to free himself from debt by reducing his expenses in consultation with Sir John Harpur. 3pp. Draft. Address.
Folio 186
A disjointed note concerning the possibility of marriage between the younger or elder of two eligible persons and an unnamed suitor [cf. folio 175]. 1p. Clerk's hand.
Folio 187
Notes concerning the estate of Hartington and other parcels of land in Derbyshire, promised to the late Earl of Shrewsbury for the charges of keeping Mary, Queen of Scots [cf. folio 181]. 2pp. Clerk's hand. Temp. James I
Folio 188
Fragment of the Commons' Address to the King, in answer to his speech of 19 March 1603/04, on the proposed Union of England and Scotland. 1p. Clerk's hand. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.91)
Folio 190
The Earl of Lincoln to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place, 29 March 1604, giving a long explanation of how he became indebted to [Robert] Brooke, goldsmith, whom he terms 'shameless'. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed and subscribed. Address.
Folio 192
The Earl of Kent to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from Wrest, 31 March 1604. He rejoices in the King's wisdom and thanks Lady Arabella Stuart for her interest in the matter of the stewardship of Ruthin. A postscript states that his brother [Benjamin] Piggott has been very ill but is now in large measure recovered. 1p. Damaged Ms. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 194
The Earl of Shrewsbury to Lord Cecil, no place, no date [1604], enclosing a warrant received from [Sir George, Baron Hume of] Berwick which he asks Cecil to send to the Chancellor [Sir Thomas Egerton]. He also asks Cecil to send him a long white box with a bee in it. 1p. Endorsed.
Folio 196
Lord Cecil to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor and Knight of the Garter, no place, no date [1604], replying to folio 194 and stating that he must sleep with the box. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 198
A note of the King's letter to Parliament of 10 May 1604; earnestly supporting the Union of England and Scotland. 2pp. Clerk's hand. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.93)
Folio 200
Sir William Browne to the Earl of Shrewsbury, at Court or elsewhere, from Flushing, 15 June 1604, telling of the siege of Ostend. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 202
Copy of the note sent to the Privy Council of the names of the gentry in Derbyshire who contributed to the last loan and the amounts of their contributions, no date [1604]. 3pp. Address.
Folio 204
A[nthony] Strelley to his cousin, John Stanhope, from Guigham, 24 May, n.a. [1591?]. Guigham, a place of great strength and importance, was taken last week. 2pp. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 206
The gests of a progress of James I and Anne of Denmark from London to Oxford, no date [1604]. 1p. Clerk's hand. Address 'for Mr. Lascelles'.
Folio 207
The Earl of Shrewsbury to 'My Lady Princess' at Burghley, no place, no date [1604]. A jocular letter sent by 'the greatest lady in England next to yourself' [Lady Arabella Stuart] to the Princess [Anne of Denmark] at Burghley. 2pp. Draft. Address.
Folio 208
John Stanhope to [Gilbert,] Lord Talbot, no place, no date [1590]. The Queen is well and has been entertaining [Henri de la Tour,] Viscount of Turenne. She is still incensed with the Earl of Essex over his marriage. He sends the latest news from France and the Low Countries, Sir John Hawkins is returned from his voyage without any prizes. 2pp. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.421)
Folio 210
A translation, in French, of a lampoon distributed in the streets of Rome on Spanish beliefs, no date [1592-6]. 1p. French. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), ii.456)
Folio 211
Notes on the objections of the Earl of Pembroke to certain terms proposed for the marriage settlement [cf. folio 175]. 1p. Clerk's hand. Address: 'from my Lord sent to Sir Thomas Edmonds, 22 June 1604'.
Folio 213
John Talbot of Grafton to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor and Knight of the Garter, from Grafton, 26 August 1604, thanking him for befriending his servant, Caldwell, and asking him to use his good offices to secure the passing of the grant made him. He hopes to clear his troubles over his fines for recusancy in his speech with the King. 2pp. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 215
P. Sanford to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from the Court, 8 October 1604, announcing that his master, the Earl of Pembroke, intends to come with Sir Thomas Edmonds and others to Sheffield towards the end of the month and that he will precede them. 1p. Endorsed 'with speed'. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 217
[Robert Cecil, Viscount] Cranborne to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Hampton Court, 10 October 1604; apologizing for not sending before news of the King's approval of the intended match [between the Earl of Pembroke and Lady Mary Talbot]. At Court, they are busy planning the details of the Union of England and Scotland. 2pp. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.99)
Folio 219
Thomas Butler, Viscount Tullogh, to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Carrick, 14 October 1604, thanking him for securing him the government of Catherlough but complaining that he is meanly supported by his father-in-law. 3pp. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Enclosing folio 221
A report written by Viscount Turrogh for the Lord Lieutenant of Leinster on the state of the county of Catherlough. 3pp. Copy.
And folio 222
The humble demand of the Viscount Tullogh for a commission under the Great Seal to govern the county of Catherlough. 1p. Clerk's hand.
Folio 223
Rowland Whyte to the Earl of Shrewsbury at Sheffield Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), from the Court at Whitehall, 24 October 1604. The Earl of Pembroke is setting out for Sheffield on 1 November and Mr. Sanford on Saturday next [27 October]. He understands that Sir Philip Herbert, who is to be made a Viscount, will be married at Christmas. He sends news of Court affairs and of the progress of the Union between England and Scotland. 2pp. Seal. Endorsed 'haste'. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.102)
Folio 225
The Earl of Pembroke to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Hampton Court, 16 October 1604. His brother [Sir Philip Herbert] is engaged to Lady Susan [de Vere]. Her uncle, Viscount Cranborne, was disturbed by the secrecy surrounding it at first but the King has made peace on all sides. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.100)
Folio 227
Lord Lumley to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from his house at Tower Hill, 14 November 1604. He is pleased to hear of the marriage of Lady Mary Talbot and the Earl of Pembroke. A postscript states that the Queen's brother [Ulric, Duke of Holstein] has come to Court. 1p. Endorsed 'haste'. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.106)
Folio 229
The Earl of Kent to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Wrest, 23 November 1604; sending compliments. His time is taken with building and lawsuits. 1p. Clerk's hand, signed. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 231
Edmund Lascelles to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, no place [Whitehall], 4 December 1604. The Commission for the Union between England and Scotland is expected to be brought to an end tomorrow. The Court has been hunting at Royston and a note was tied to the neck of a hound asking the King to leave as the locality can no longer afford to support the Court. 2pp. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.107)
Folio 233
The Earl of Worcester to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Royston, 4 December 1604, complaining bitterly of the pace of life, hunting from eight in the morning till four in the afternoon, answering letters at night without a secretary. The King is going to London to conclude the Commission for the Union and the Parliament is likely to be called 'for the King will never be satisfied in mind until this work begun be thoroughly effected'. 1p. Seal. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.110)
Folio 235
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, Privy Councillor, from the Court at Whitehall, 5 December 1604. The King has come from his hunting at Royston to conclude the deliberations of the Commission for the Union which have been monopolizing the time of the Privy Council; all is now agreed and he gives the terms, as well as sending sundry Court news. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Seal. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.111)
Folio 236
Matthew [Hutton,] Archbishop of York to Viscount Cranborne, from Bishopthorpe, 18 December 1604; He is pleased to have had letters from Lord Cranborne and others of the Privy Council instructing him to ensure the conformity of Puritans and that only suitable candidates are admitted to church livings; he wishes that similar orders were given against recusants. 1p. Endorsed.
Folio 237
John Chadwick, Vicar of Blyth, to John Craven, chaplain to the Earl of Shrewsbury at Sheffield Manor, from Blyth, 7 February 1604/05, sending him a copy of a letter from the Archbishop of York and offering to serve in his parish in his absence. 1p. Endorsed.
Enclosing folio 238
A copy of folio 236. 1p. Copy. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.115)
Folio 240
Sir Thomas Edmonds to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from the Court at Whitehall, 28 December 1604. Prince Charles is to be Duke of York and Viscount Cranborne an earl. He describes the wedding the day before of Sir Philip Herbert and Lady Susan de Vere. Parliament has been postponed until 3 October next. 4pp. Damaged Ms. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.117)
Folio 242
Payments of subsidies and fines in the King's Bench, 2 James I. 1p. Latin. Clerk's hand.
Folio 243
Notes on proposed settlements for a marriage between R.S. [Richard Sackville, grandson of Thomas Sackville, Earl of Dorset] and A.T. [Lady Alathea Talbot, youngest daughter of the Earl of Shrewsbury]. A heading reads 'for William Diconson' [Dickenson]. N.d., [1604]. 4pp. Damaged Ms. Clerk's hand. Address 'Earl of Dorset'.
Folio 247
Edmund Lascelles to the Countess of Shrewsbury, from Greenwich, 11 April [1605]. A letter, written in two parts; the first explains that the Court awaits news of the Queen's delivery, the second reports the birth of a princess at midnight on 8 April [Princess Mary]. Sir John Hobart has enquired of him on behalf of the Earl of Arundel [Thomas Howard] whether Lady Alathea Talbot is given in marriage and he wants to know what answer to give. 3pp. Damaged Ms. Endorsed.
Folio 249
The Earl of Dorset to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from London, 24 December 1604. Although Parliament is prorogued until Michaelmas term next, he hopes that Shrewsbury will come to Court. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 251
The Earl of Dorset to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place, 2 February 1604/05, offering to purchase a manor from Shrewsbury at twenty years' purchase of its present valuation, not its rent, as part of the money which he is to deliver after the proposed marriage to his grandchild [cf. folio 243]. 2pp. Endorsed. Address.
Folio 253
P. Sanford to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from Baynard's Castle, 10 January 1604/05. He is going with Rowland Whyte and others to survey and value the Isle of Sheppey. His master, the Earl of Pembroke, will visit Shrewsbury from Huntingdon; the Earl and Countess of Pembroke 'live meryly'. 1p. Damaged Ms. Seal. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 255
Rowland Whyte to the Earl of Shrewsbury at Sheffield Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), from the Court at Whitehall, 4 February 1604/05, sending news from the Low Countries. The Earl and Countess of Pembroke are a happy couple and Sir Philip Herbert is in high favour at Court. 2pp. Damaged Ms. Seal. Endorsed 'haste'. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.123)
Folio 257
Viscount Cranborne to the Archbishop of York, no place, no date [February 1604/05], answering folio 236 and assuring him of the King's concern for the preservation of the true religion. If it be true that the Catholics increase in the north, as the Archbishop's letter implied, then he would have only himself to blame and Cranborne makes it clear that the Privy Council will support him in suppressing recusancy. He also answers on the issues raised in the Archbishop's letter of the King's extravagance and hunting and deplores the publicity given to the letter by sending copies to various persons [cf. folio 238]. 3pp. Copy. Address in seventh Earl's hand. (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii. 125)
Folio 259
The Earl of Dorset to the Earl of Shrewsbury, no place, no date [13 March 1604/05]. Compliments, 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
Folio 261
Rowland Whyte to the Earl of Shrewsbury at Sheffield, from Baynard's Castle, 4 March 1604/05. He sends Court news and news from the Low Countries. Sir Thomas Edmonds can advise the Earl better on matters of religion, but Sir Edward Montagu, Sir Valentine Knightley and Sir Francis Hastings are put out of the commission of the peace [for countenancing Puritans in Northamptonshire]. 2pp. Endorsed. Address (Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History (second edition, 1838), iii.138)
Folio 263
Richard Hadsor to the Earl of Shrewsbury, from the Middle Temple, 13 March 1604/05. Viscount Tullogh's requests are granted by the Privy Council [cf. folio 219]. 1p. Endorsed. Address in seventh Earl's hand.
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NA3387/Isle of Sheppey/Kent
NA1251/Spain
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PL728/Staines/Middlesex
NA3389The Strand/London
NA2016Tower of London/City of London
NA3393Whitehall/Westminster/England
NA2244/Winchester/Hampshire
NA3270/Worksop/Nottinghamshire
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