Elizabeth I, Privy Council Letter Public

Privy Council Letter of her reign, addressed to the High Sheriff and Commissioners for the Musters of the County of Norfolk, ordering them to levy a force of 100 men to serve in Ireland because of "the contynuance of the troubles there", Richmond, 15 Jan. 1599. Signed by Sir Thomas Egerton, later Lord Ellesmere, Master of the Rolls; Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, the poet, Lord Treasurer; Charles Howard, Earl of Nottingham, who had held chief command against the Armada, Lord High Admiral; George Carey, Lord Hunsdon, Elizabeth's cousin, Lord Chamberlain; Roger North, Treasurer of the Queen's Household; William Knollys, Comptroller of the Queen's Household; Robert Cecil, later Earl of Salisbury, Secretary of State; Sir John Fortescue, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Sir John Popham, Lord Chief Justice.

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In Collection:
Contributor label
  • Salisbury, Robert Cecil, Earl of, 1563-1612
  • Nottingham, Charles Howard, Earl of, approximately 1536-1624
  • Banbury, William Knollys, Earl of, 1547-1632
  • Carey, George
  • North, Roger, Baron, 1530-1600
  • Dorset, Charles Sackville, Earl of, 1638?-1706
  • Ellesmere, Thomas Egerton, Baron, 1540?-1617
  • Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603
  • Popham, John, Sir, 1531?-1607
  • Dorset, Thomas Sackville, Earl of, 1536-1608
  • Fortescue, John, Sir, 1531?-1607
Contributors Subject label
  • Great Britain. Privy Council
  • Manuscripts, Medieval
Subject Language Identifier Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 2 pages folio; 336 x 463 mm; with integral address leaf
Alternative title
  • Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England
Geographic coverage label
  • England--Norfolk
  • Ireland
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 53, -8
  • 52.66667, 1
Additional physical characteristics
  • Folded once, letter on the two sides of one of the resulting leaves, the address on one side of the other leaf. Seal tear professionally repaired.
Physical repository label
  • University of Victoria (B.C.). Library
Physical repository Collection
  • Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collection
Provenance
  • Donated by Bruce and Dorothy Brown.
Provider label
  • University of Victoria (B.C.). Library
Provider Genre label
  • correspondence
  • manuscripts (documents)
Genre Archival item identifier
  • 1989-069-11
Fonds title
  • Bruce and Dorothy Brown Collection
Fonds identifier
  • SC017
Is referenced by Date digitized
  • February 23, 2012
Technical note
  • Metadata by KD.
Year
  • 1599
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Rights
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (fee for reproductions). This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.
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