Repository
  • Somerset Heritage Centre
Reference number
  • DD/SF/10/3/15
Description
  • Includes correspondence concerning the burning down of the Globe theatre (photocopy only, original sold by depositor), the trial for the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury, Bluett's serving as a soldier in the Low Countries, including details on pay, the sending of items from London, the birth of Frederick Henry, son of Frederick V and Lady Elizabeth (daughter of James I), the growing of tobacco seeds, the discovery of papal bills of Pope Boniface IX in a coffin at St Paul's, the spread of the plague through London, the death of the Lord Treasurer during council, the possible proclamation by the Pope that the Earl of Toraine will be King of Ireland, the destruction of 'St Edmunde Berrie' [Bury St Edmunds] by fire and general and business news. [Former ref. DD\SF/3066]
Date
  • 1 May 1613-30 Jun 1616
Extent
  • 1
Format
  • bundle
Access status
  • Open
Level
  • Item