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James I, King of England, 1566-1625



  • Existence: 1566-06-19 - 1625-03-27

Languages Used

  • Language: English. Script: Latin

Found in 3 Records:

Collection of Accounts of Political and Governmental events

Call Number: MS E205

Collection of 72 separately written accounts of Parliamentary debates, political law-cases, diplomatic correspondence, etc., bound together in two volumes. Most (perhaps all) are near-contemporary copies of the originals.

Dates: Events date from 1558-1640; writings separately copied 17th century (nearly contemporary)

Parliamentary diary

Call Number: MS E237

Private diary or minutes by an uknown author. Title on leaf 3: "Notes of the things moved and preffered In p[ar]lament since my cuming hether wch was on the 18 of aprill 1614 but was begun the 5 of aprill." Original, perhaps compiled notes. Largely a narrative of proceedings in the House of Commons, digesting each speech; some transcripts of speeches; a few anecdotes, such as the account of the death of the Duke of Richmond, 1624. Some royal letters, petitions, etc.

Dates: 1614 - 1625

Royal revenues collection

Call Number: MS Q12
Overview Financial documentation for King James I of England (1566-1625) and for some of the preceeding kings and queens of England, notably Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603). Collection includes copies or compendiums of historical statistics concerning the English sovereign's finances through Queen Elizabeth I; proposals for financial reform; and other documents copied and probably prepared for Sir Julius Ceasar, Under-Treasurer of the Exchequer for James I of England and James VI of Scotland after his...
Dates: approximately 1603-1613; some materials have added 18th century notations