Alonso de Cardenas: Relation of the state of England

Scope and Content

'Relacion del estado presente de las cosas de Ingalatera deduci da desde el principio de sus movim[ient]os asta el ao de 1556 escriviola D. Alonso de Cardenas embaj[ad]or de la Maj[esta]d Cat[olic]a'. Report of events between 1638 and 1656, including Ship Money, Calvinist preachers, Civil War, trial and execution of the King, and Cromwell's policies in Ireland, West Indies and San Domingo. Cardenas' signature is at the end. 37pp.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alonso de Cardenas (1592-1664), Spanish agent and representative in London for several decades.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1993.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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