Northumberland Manuscript Part 1 (pdf version)

Northumberland Manuscript Part 2 (pdf version)

 

Collotype Facsimile and Type Transcript

OF AN

 

ELIZABETHAN MANUSCRIPT

 

PRESERVED AT

 

ALNWICK CASTLE, NORTHUMBERLAND.

 

London

 

PRINTED BY TRUSLOVE & BRAY,

 

WEST NORWOOD, S.E.



Northumberland Manuscripts.

COLLOTYPE FACSIMILE & TYPE TRANSCRIPT

OF AN

Elizabethan Manuscript

PRESERVED AT

ALNWICK CASTLE, NORTHUMBERLAND,

CONTAINING

i. Of Tribute, or giving what is due, by Francis Bacon.
ii. Of Magnanimitie, by Francis Bacon.
iii. Advertisement touching private censure, by Francis Bacon.
iv. Advertisement touching the controversies of the Church, by Francis Bacon.
v. Letter to a French gentleman touching the proceedings in England in Ecclesiastical           causes, by Francis Bacon.
vi. Speeches for a Device presented A.D. 1595, by Francis Bacon.
vii. Speech of the Earl of Sussex.
viii. Letter from Sir Philip Sidney to Queen Elizabeth on her proposed marriage to the
          Duke of Anjou.
ix. Leicester's Commonwealth.

Transcribed and Edited with Notes and Introduction

BY

FRANK J. BURGOYNE,

LIBRARIAN OF THE LAMBETH PUBLIC LIBRARIES.

LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.
39 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON
NEW YORK AND BOMBAY
1904



 

 

DEDICATED TO

 

His Grace the Duke of Northumberland,

 

K.G., P.C., D.C.L., F.R.S., etc.,

 

BY WHOSE KIND PERMISSION

THE MANUSCRIPT HAS BEEN PHOTOGRAPHED

AND PUBLISHED,

 

AND TO

 

Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence, Bt., M.P.,

 

OF

KING'S RIDE, ASCOT,

 

WITHOUT WHOSE AID AND ENCOURAGEMENT

 

THIS VOLUME COULD NOT HAVE

 

BEEN PUBLISHED.


This Edition is limited to Two Hundred and
Fifty Copies, of which this is No . 98



TABLE  OF CONTENTS.

 INTRODUCTION

Of Tribute, or giving what is due. By Bacon

i. THE PRAISE OF THE WORTHIEST VIRTUE, FORTITUDE
ii. THE PRAISE OF THE WORTHIEST AFFECTION, LOVE
iii. THE PRAISE OF THE WORTHIEST POWER, KNOWLEDGE
iv. THE PRAISE OF THE WORTHIEST PERSON, QUEEN ELIZABETH

Of Magnanimitie or heroicall virtue. By Bacon

An advertisement touching private censure. By Bacon

An advertisement touching the controversies of the Church of England. By Bacon

A letter to a French gentleman touching the proceedings in England in Ecclesiastical causes, translated out of French into English by W. W. By Bacon

Speeches written by Bacon and spoken in a " Device" before Queen Elizabeth in 1595.

i. THE HERMIT'S FIRST SPEECH
ii. THE HERMIT'S SECOND SPEECH
iii. THE SOLDIER'S SPEECH
iv. THE SECRETARY'S SPEECH
v. THE SQUIRE'S SPEECH

Speech for the Earl of Sussex at the tilt

A letter dissuading Queen Elizabeth from marrying the Duke of Anjou. By Sir Philip Sidney

Leicester's Commonwealth

LIST OF FACSIMILES.

 

Modern Script rendering of Folio 1

Enlarged Facsimile of part of Folio 1

Enlarged modern Script rendering of part of Folio 1

Collotype Facsimile of the Manuscript, Folio 1-90 .