Autographs of Royal, Noble, Learned, and Remarkable Personages Conspicuous in English History
Autographs of Royal, Noble, Learned, and Remarkable Personages Conspicuous in English History, from the Reign of Richard the Second to That of Charles the Second; With Some Illustrious Foreigners Containing Many Passages from Important Letters
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...due to him. He died May 17, 1575, aged 72. Portraits by Holbein, Hogenberg, 8$c.; in the Heroologia, and in Lodge's Illustrious Portraits' The passage of his writing is from a letter to Sir William Cecil (afterwards Lord Burghley), in Lansd. MSS. 11, fol. 62: I wrot to youe in my last letters to borowe but for a wefce or two yor boke of Matthue Paris' story. I wold be loth to be importune; but I wold tome it to yc comodyte of or own contTM; as for in other workes ev'y man is doynge, but these ar but in feme men's hondes, and be iestimonyes not to be lost, and tyme wold be taken. The Archbishop published an edition of Matthew Paris. 2. Henry Radcliffe, fourth Earl Of Sussex, K. G. succeeded his brother Thomas in that title in 1583. He was Governor of Portsmouth; and died April 10, 1593. '. His Signature is from a letter dated Portsmouth, Sept. 7, 1586, in Harl. MSS. 6994, fol. 19. 3. William Brooke, fourth Lord Cobham, K. G. succeeded to that title on the death of his father Thomas in 1558. He was Warden of the Cinque Ports, and Chamberlain of the Queen's Household; and went thrice Ambassador to the Netherlands. He died April 5, 1597.,, His Signature occurs as a Privy-councillor in Cotton. MSS. Titus, B. v. fol. 156. 4. Henry Herbert, second Earl Of Pembroke, K. G. succeeded his father William in 1569. He was. appointed President of Wales in 1586; and was a great patron of religion and learning. Katherine, sister to Lady Jane Grey, was his first wife; and his third was Mary, daughter of Sir Henry Sydney, K. G. and the subject of Ben Jonson's well-known lines on Sydney's sister, Pembroke's mother. The Earl died at Wilton, Jan. 19, 1600-1.
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