Collection of contemporary manuscript copies of fifteen miscellaneous letters and documents

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 57
  • Dates of Creation
      1599-ca. 1616
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      4 ff. conjoined in two pairs, manuscript. Probably written in a single hand. Held in a bound volume bearing Lord Brotherton's bookplate on the inside front cover with two typescript pages of explanatory text preceding the documents and the title 'MSS. 1599-1610' written in ink on the spine.

Scope and Content

Comprises 1 document, 2 poems, and 13 letters to or from Elizabeth I and James I and various noblemen and women concerning contemporary events, all copies of originals.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this collection is unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from Lord Brotherton's original library.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bcltq57