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Miscellaneous legal papers


Letter, signed by members of the Privy Council to the High Sheriff and J.P.s of Wiltshire to raise loans from the gentry of the shire for the prosecution of a war to recover the Palatinate. Signed by : L[ionel] Cranfield [Lord Cranfield]; [Henry Montague, Viscount] Mandeville, [James, Marquess of] Hamilton; [Thomas Howard, Earl of] [Arundel and Surrey; [William Herbert, Earl of] Pembroke; [Henry Carey, Viscount] Falkland; [Ludovic Stuart, Duke of] Lenox [sic]; G[eo] Carew [Baron Carew of Clopton]; Sir Julius Caesar; Richard Weston [later Earl of Portland]; [Sir] John Suckling; [Sir] T[homas] Edmondes; Geor. Calvert [later Baron Bathmore; G[eorge] Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury; Jo[hn Williams, Bishop of] Lincoln; La[ncelot Andrews, Bishop of] Winchester.