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The Resource Secret memoirs of Robert Dudley, : earl of Leiceister, prime minister and favourite of Queen Elizabeth,, ontaining an instructive account of his ambition, designs, intrigues, excessive power; his engrossing the queen, with the dangerous consequence of that practice, &c.; | written during his life, and now published from an old manuscript never printed, to which is added a preface by Dr. Drake

Secret memoirs of Robert Dudley, : earl of Leiceister, prime minister and favourite of Queen Elizabeth,, ontaining an instructive account of his ambition, designs, intrigues, excessive power; his engrossing the queen, with the dangerous consequence of that practice, &c.; | written during his life, and now published from an old manuscript never printed, to which is added a preface by Dr. Drake

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Secret memoirs of Robert Dudley, : earl of Leiceister, prime minister and favourite of Queen Elizabeth,
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Secret memoirs of Robert Dudley,
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earl of Leiceister, prime minister and favourite of Queen Elizabeth,
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  • ontaining an instructive account of his ambition, designs, intrigues, excessive power; his engrossing the queen, with the dangerous consequence of that practice, &c.;
  • written during his life, and now published from an old manuscript never printed, to which is added a preface by Dr. Drake
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Secret memoirs of Robert Dudley, : earl of Leiceister, prime minister and favourite of Queen Elizabeth,, ontaining an instructive account of his ambition, designs, intrigues, excessive power; his engrossing the queen, with the dangerous consequence of that practice, &c.; | written during his life, and now published from an old manuscript never printed, to which is added a preface by Dr. Drake
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  • Has been erroneously ascribed to Robert Parsons. Dict. nat. biog. states, "'Leicester's Commonwealth', called by contemporaries, 'Father Parson's greencoat', was not written by him."
  • First published 1584, with title: The copie of a leter, wryten by a Master of Arte in Cambridge, to his friend in London. Reprinted in 1641, with title: Leycesters commonweslth. Popularly known as "Father Parson's green-coat."
  • Signatures: A8 a8 B-O8 P4 (a8, verso advertisements).
  • title within double line border. Printed marginal notes
  • Pages 211-218 incorrectly numbered 111-118
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20 cm.
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[32], 118 (i.e. 218) p.
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Clark Library copy: bound in old paneled calf.
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  • (OCoLC)01428895
  • ucoclc1428895
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Secret memoirs of Robert Dudley, : earl of Leiceister, prime minister and favourite of Queen Elizabeth,, ontaining an instructive account of his ambition, designs, intrigues, excessive power; his engrossing the queen, with the dangerous consequence of that practice, &c.; | written during his life, and now published from an old manuscript never printed, to which is added a preface by Dr. Drake
Publication
Note
  • Has been erroneously ascribed to Robert Parsons. Dict. nat. biog. states, "'Leicester's Commonwealth', called by contemporaries, 'Father Parson's greencoat', was not written by him."
  • First published 1584, with title: The copie of a leter, wryten by a Master of Arte in Cambridge, to his friend in London. Reprinted in 1641, with title: Leycesters commonweslth. Popularly known as "Father Parson's green-coat."
  • Signatures: A8 a8 B-O8 P4 (a8, verso advertisements).
  • title within double line border. Printed marginal notes
  • Pages 211-218 incorrectly numbered 111-118
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
[32], 118 (i.e. 218) p.
Note
Clark Library copy: bound in old paneled calf.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01428895
  • ucoclc1428895

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