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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

Spelman-Macro miscellany

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E107

Compiled volume of separately written pieces bound together, including historical notes, 17th century poems, petitions, etc.

Dates: compiled 17-18th centuries

Star Chamber collection

Call Number: MS 155

Collection of volumes and loose items pertaining to the Star Chamber, a court that existed in England at the Palace of Westminster from approximately the 15th century through 1641, when it was abolished by the Long Parliament.

Dates: 1568 - 1641