File C2 i-ii - Bertie family history

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C2 i-ii


Bertie family history


  • [early 1830s] (Creation)

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106 ff. (comprising 53 bifolia; text on rectos only, some folios blank) ; 225 x 185 mm.

2 wallets.

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Extracts in the hand of Charlotte Bertie, [early 1830s] (watermarks 1829), from various printed books, relating to the history of the Bertie family.
The works quoted are: a) Anthony à Wood, Athenae Oxoniensis… [and] the Fasti…, New edition by Philip Bliss (London, 1813-1820) (ff. 1-49, 82); b) An Historical and Descriptive Account of Lincolnshire (London, 1828) (ff. 51-54); c) William Camden, Annales: The True and Royall History of the Famous Empresse Elizabeth, Queene of England, France and Ireland, &c, translated by Abraham Darcie (London, 1625) (ff. 55-62); d) Richard Perrinchiefe, The Royal Martyr; or, The Life and Death of King Charles I (London, 1662) (f. 63); e) Imitations of Original Drawings by Hans Holbein in the Collection of his Majesty, for the Portraits of Illustrious Persons of the Court of Henry VIII, ed. by John Chamberlaine (London, 1792-[1800]) (ff. 65-74); f) Nicholas Harris Nicolas, The Siege of Carlaverock, in the XXVIII of Edward I… (London, 1828) (ff. 75-78); g) Thomas Fuller, The History of the Worthies of England, 2 vols (London, 1811) (ff. 79-81, 83-91); h) Nicholas Harris Nicolas, A Synopsis of the Peerage of England, 2 vols (London, 1825) (ff. 93-98); j) David Erskine Baker, Biographia Dramatica; or, A Companion to the Playhouse, 2 vols (London, 1782) (f. 99); k) Lucy Hutchinson, Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, ed. by the Rev. Julius Hutchinson (London, 1806) (ff. 101-102); l) part of 'A poem on the Civil War, begun in the year 1641' by Abraham Cowley, from Examen Poeticum, ed. by John Dryden, 2nd edn. (London, 1706) (f. 103); and m) part of 'An elegie upon the Right Honourable The Earle of Lindsey' from Sir Francis Wortley, Characters and Elegies ([London], 1646, Wing W3634) (ff. 105-106).

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C2 i: a; C2 ii: b-m.

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  • Text: C2 i-ii (Box 4)