Autographed Letter Signed to the Earl of Suffolk

BROOKE, Henry - 11th Baron Cobham (1564 - 1619)

to Cart
Price: $2,500.00

Place Published: London
Date Published: 1616

Description: 1 page with 8 lines of writing, 9 x 7.5 inches, Tower of London, April 8, 1616. Signed in full by the conspirator in the plot to place Arabella Stuart on the throne instead of James I. He was arrested with Sir Walter Scott (who he accused of complicity) and was condemned to death but later pardoned. This letter is written to the Earl of Suffolk, Lord High Treasurer, asking payment of a pension due him, which was never revoked, in full: "May it pleas yr hs: My monthly allowens of 32p was due to me ye 8 of Aprill. I humbly (beg) your hs: to gyve order that it may be payed unto servant William Jimson may receav it for me and so I humbly tak my leav: from the Tower ye 8th of Aprill 1616. Yr hs: poor friend humbly to be named Henry Brooke" Docketed Lord Cobham 8 Aprilis 1616. Stained on the corners with slight tears along the right edge. Good condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 6216

More AUTOGRAPHS: webrss
More POLITICS: webrss
More ENGLAND: webrss

By This Publisher:
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.

Dear Folks, It's good to see you on the World's Book Map. To Mr. Cohen and the member of his family I owe a great thank you for all the lessons "how to hold back straight". To all the members of the stuff -- a great thank you for help and assistance in all periods of a busy days and weekends. And to the good young Argosy, a great thank you for being there back in the 1970's & 1980! - V. Kharets
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis