Documents of State

UNL has a wide selection of documents related to government, particularly in England. There are books about Parliament, state papers, and other documents. Related topics include Law and the English Civil War, which are on separate pages.

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William Cecil, Baron Burghley (1520-1598: includes Samuel Haynes (1701-1752) and William Murdin (1703-1760)

A collection of state papers, relating to affairs in the reigns of King Henry VIII. King Edward VI. Queen Mary, and Queen Elizabeth, from the year 1542 to 1570. / Transcribed from original letters and other authentic memorials, never before publish'd, left by William Cecil Lord Burghley, and now remaining at Hatfield House, in the library of the Right Honourable the present Earl of Salisbury. By Samuel Haynes...

London: Printed by William Bowyer, 1740-1759

Note: two volumes

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Sir Simonds D'Ewes (1602-1650)

The journals of all the Parliaments during the reign of Queen Elizabeth, both of the House of Lords and House of Commons. Collected by Sir Simonds D'Ewes

London, Printed for John Starkey at the Mitre in Fleetstreet near Temple-Bar. 1682

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Sir Henry Ellis

A general introduction to Domesday book; accompanied by indexes of the tenants-in-chief, and under-tenants, atthe time of the survey: as well as of the holders of lands mentioned in Domesday anterior to the formation of that record: with an abstract of the population of England at the close of the region of William the Conqueror, so far as the same is actually entered. Illustrated by numerous notes and comments. By Sir Henry Ellis. Printed under the direction of the Commissioners on the public records of the Kingdom

[London, Printed by G. Eyre & A. Spottiswoode] 1833

Note: there are two volumes

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Nathaniel Bacon (1593-1660)

An historical and political discourse of the laws and government of England, from the first times to the end of the reign of Queen Elizabeth. With a vindication of the ancient way of parliaments in England. Collected from some manuscript notes of John Selden esq., by Nathaniel Bacon, of Grays-Inn, esq

London, Printed for D. Browne and A. Millar, 1739

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