'To Maister Anthonie Bacon. An Apologie of the Earle of Essex....'

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

'To Maister Anthonie Bacon. An Apologie of the Earle of Essex, against those which falsely and maliciously taxe him to be the onely hinderer of the Peace, and quiet of his Countrey'. The text differs slightly from that of the first printed edition of 1603.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purposes of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

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Collection level description

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by J Caudwell.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original, which must be assessed by a conservator. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

With the bookplate of Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, and a note, "bought at the sale of Sir Julius Caesar's MSS., 1757". Phillipps MS. 11788, "from Strawberry Hill 1842". Accompanying the MS. formerly covering it, is a parchment deed between Sir Edward Osborne, ancestor of the Duke of Leeds, and Humfry Bark, dated 14 Nov. 1586.