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To his sacred maiestie : the humble petition of his nobilitie of England, [1621]

To his sacred maiestie : the humble petition of his nobilitie of England, [1621]

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Date: [1621]
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Teaching resource: English Paleography Examples, 16th-18th century
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper in a formal secretary hand of a petition to James I, signed by 33 members of the English peerage, protesting the king?s generous creation of new Scottish and Irish peers. The signatories state that they are acting """"to challenge & preserve our birthrightes"""" against the new peers and that they """"wish to give them not the respect nor place as to noblemen strangers.
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1 p.
56 x 44 cm...
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: The Osborn Collection
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Object ID: 2033662
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