Bristol, John Digby, Earl of, 1580-1654
- Existence: 1580 - 1654
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]
Call Number: OSBORN FB138
Overview: Collection of 46 manuscripts, in multiple secretary hands, of Parliamentary speeches and miscellaneous notes. Many of the Parliamentary speeches concern the power and influence of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, including a remonstrance by the House of Commons against the Duke of Buckingham's influence on Charles I; John Digby, Earl of Bristol's response to charges of high treason for his opposition to the Duke of Buckingham; and a speech by Richard Weston, Earl of Portland, conveying King...
Dates: [mostly 1620-29]