[Newsletter], 1672 Apr 22 - 27.
Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, reporting on events in London and abroad over the course of six days, particularly in regard to the Dutch War. On April 22, 1672, the writer notes the naming of Arthur Capel, Earl of Essex as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and the burning of a Dutch prize ship. On April 24, he records that "This morning was executed ...one Mr Hyde a highwayman lately taken in towne with another man & woman for Murder." On April 25, "Sr. Robert Atkins was sworne & tooke his place on the bench, as one of the Judges of the Common Pleas," and on the 27th, "from Holland wee are certainely Informed they are at such a stand, they know not what to doe. They call Lotts for the 10th man in all their villages already. The Common people have begun already to Mutiny."
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In English.
Newsletter, Monday, 22 April to Saturday, 27 April, 1672.. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685.
Essex, Arthur Capel, Earl of, 1631-1683.
Dutch War, 1672-1678.
Dutch War, 1672-1678 -- Naval operations.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Netherlands.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1688.
Netherlands -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Netherlands -- History -- 1648-1795.
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