Showing Collections: 1–11 of 11
- Commonplace books 7
- Great Britain -- Religious life and customs -- 17th century 5
- Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1649 4
- Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Spain 3
- Spain -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain 3
- Trials -- England 3
- Finance, Public -- Great Britain 2
- Great Britain -- Court and courtiers 2
- Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Scotland 2
- Great Britain -- History -- Charles I, 1625-1649 2
- Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1714 2
- Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1625-1649 2
- Law -- Great Britain 2
- Nobility -- Great Britain 2
- Scotland -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain 2
- Treason -- England 2
- Biography, English 1
- Chess -- Great Britain 1
- Correspondence 1
- England -- Foreign relations -- Scotland 1 ∧ less
Call Number: OSBORN FB155
Overview: Copies of Parliamentary papers, including speeches, orders, petitions, and declarations. Most printed in Lords Journals or in Rushworth. Includes items from parliaments of Elizabeth I through James II, most between 1630-1680.
Dates: circa 1680
Call Number: OSBORN FB94
Overview: Collection of 28 letters and other documents, many written to John Pym and all concerned with military activities of the Parliamentary army during the English Civil War. Numerous writers request financial assistance, food, clothing, and arms for their soldiers, including Alexander Carew, who asks for money and arms to combat an uprising in Cornwall; Sir William Balfour, who requests back pay for his services as commissary and captain of a troop in Ireland and requests two months' advance for...
Call Number: OSBORN FB174
Overview: Anonymous MS, written in various scribes' hands. Original limp vellum.
Dates: 17th century
[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: OSB MSS 61
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and documents pertaining to Charles I's expedition to Scotland in 1640 and 1641, including transcripts of letters from John Pym, John Hampden, and the Committees of Parliamentary Instructions and Ordinances.
Call Number: OSBORN FB158
Overview: Volume, in multiple hands, of seven booklets primarily on such topics as law, Parliament, government, and public finances. Parliamentary items include speeches by Thomas Wentworth, earl of Strafford, and Francis Seymour, Baron Trowbridge, complaining about forced loans, billeting of soldiers, and other grievances; a copy of the Spanish ambassador's complaints against George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, as well as his own excuses for the conduct of the Spanish during marriage negotiations...
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]
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]
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...
Call Number: OSBORN FB150
Overview: Manuscript, in several unidentified hands, containing tracts on Parliament, verse, etc.
Dates: [ca. 1629-1632]
Call Number: OSB MSS 28
Overview: 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