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Prynne, William, 1600-1669



  • Existence: 1600 - 1669

William Prynne (1600-1669), English lawyer, author, polemicist, and political figure.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

[Miscellanea historica: Collection of papers of historical interest relating to the reigns of James I and Charles I]

Call Number: OSBORN FB164
Overview: Manuscript, in multiple secretary hands, of a collection of 19 Parliamentary documents, primarily concerning the marriage negotiations between Charles I and the Spanish Infanta Maria. These include the petition of John Digby, Earl of Bristol, asking leave to defend his actions in the Spanish negotiations against his accusers; the information of Thomas, Baron Coventry presented to the House of Lords against Digby; and King Charles I's letter to Digby charging him with misconduct regarding the...
Dates: [17th century]

Petition to the House of Commons, [16--]

 Part of Collection — Box: 72, Folder: GROUP 2904, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ADS, mentioning his Histrio-Mastix.
Dates: [16--]