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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 543: Letters and Speeches by Nicholas Bacon.

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Title:
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 543: Letters and Speeches by Nicholas Bacon.
Language:
English
Extent:
ff. 143 (35 used)
Approximate Date:
[ca. 1600 - 1625]
Collection:
Parker Manuscripts
Description:
CCCC MS 543 contains transcripts of various letters and speeches of Sir Nicholas Bacon (1510-79) along with other contemporary letters and documents, including a 1571 petition of the House of Lord to Queen Elizabeth I and a letter of William Cecil to an unknown fellow councillor dated May 1587. The manuscript was never part of Parker's collection but was instead donated to the college by Lord Queenborough (1861-1949) in 1923.