Cotton, Robert, Sir, 1571-1631
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: OSBORN FB150
Manuscript, in several unidentified hands, containing tracts on Parliament, verse, etc.
Dates: [ca. 1629-1632]
Call Number: OSB MSS 28
Collection of approximately 50 tracts, almost entirely manuscript, concerning British politics and government. Many document relations between King Charles I and Parliament, including copies of speeches before Commons by Bagshaw, Grimston, Owens, and Pym and copies of petitions to the King by the Scottish Parliament and the Berkshire Grand Jury. Other topics include the royal succession, taxation, and court practices.
Dates: ca. 1550-1665
Found in: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library > Tracts