NLW MS 10905E.
Sir Nicholas Bacon,
- [1557x1799] / (Creation)
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Bears the names of William Gryffyth, William Anwyl, attorney-at-law, and Wm. Vaughan, esq.
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A volume of transcripts containing a collection of speeches by Sir Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, delivered in Parliament, the Guildhall, the Privy Council, and the Courts of Star Chamber and Exchequer, 1557/8-1571 and undated; a prayer by Sir Nicholas Bacon; a collection of poems entitled 'The Recreatyons of his Age'; letters from Sir Nicholas Bacon to Queen Elizabeth, William Cecil, baron Burleigh, Robert Dudley, 1st earl of Leicester, the Privy Council, and Sir Francis Walsingham, 1564-1578 and undated; and an undated letter from Queen Elizabeth to Sir Amyas Powlett. At the end of the volume is a free-metre verse in Welsh in an eighteenth century hand.
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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XIX, 267.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10905E.
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- Sir Nicholas Bacon and others. (Creator)
- Bacon, Nicholas, Sir, 1509-1579. (Subject)
- Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 (Subject)
- Burghley, William Cecil, Baron, 1520-1598 (Subject)
- Leicester, Robert Dudley, Earl of, 1532?-1588. (Subject)
- Walsingham, Francis, Sir, 1530?-1590. (Subject)
- Powlett, Amyas, Sir, c. 1533-1588 (Subject)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961);