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Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

[Papers: collection of documents from his papers relating to the Popish Plot]

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN FB153
Overview: Collection of seven manuscripts, in multiple hands, concerning the Popish Plot, primarily of testimonies and accusations. The collection contains a letter by an unnamed woman to Coventry promising to deliver to him the names of many priests and Jesuits for a promised reward, as well as Coventry's reply assuring her she will be paid. Other items include a report on the death of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey; King Charles II's speech to the House of Lords in 1678; a signed statement by Sir John...
Dates: 1678-1679

Danby papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 6
Overview: The papers document aspects of Danby's political career, particularly his investigation of the Popish Plot and his impeachment in 1678. They include correspondence with Robert Spencer, Earl of Sunderland on the negotiation for the Treaty of Nijmegen; letters from several members of the House of Lords on affairs of state; extracts from the correspondence of Edward Coleman and from informants' testimonies; letters and documents relating to Danby's impeachment and imprisonment, including copies of...
Dates: 1661-1748, bulk 1661-1684

[Parliamentary speeches, debates, etc. and other miscellaneous manuscripts]

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN FB159
Overview: Collection of 115 items, bound together in one volume, and written mainly in the hand of John Browne, but with numerous items in other hands. The entries primarily address Parliamentary activities, particularly in the House of Lords, including several extracts from Parliamentary journals; lists of Parliamentary bills; a copy in Browne's hand of King Charles I's speech at dissolving Parliament in 1640; speeches by Charles II; and records of payments to Parliamentary officers. Other items include...
Dates: [15th-17th century]

[Parliamentary speeches, negotiations, etc., (most from 1640-1641)]

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN FB161
Overview: Manuscript, primarily in Browne's hand, though numerous items are in other hands, of a collection of about 74 items, primarily on Parliamentary subjects and mostly dated 1641. Items include extracts from Parliamentary journals; speeches by James I and Charles I; discussions concerning Scotland; notes on the speeches of Edward, Earl of Conway and Sir John Coke; Parliamentary resolutions declaring ship money to be illegal; a protestation by the House of Commons vowing to uphold the Church of...
Dates: 1599-1641