Lot 225Charles II manuscript transcript of his speech to...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm

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Charles II manuscript transcript of his speech to both Houses of Parliament dated 1667 regarding his revenues This is a transcript written probably in the early 18th c – watermark of the paper suggests a date of c1730. Written in a neat secretarial hand on 4pp folio. With transcript, and a copy of a printed speech given by Charles II to both Houses of Parliament dated February 14th 1666/7 also concerning his revenues. The King explains that the money which Parliament had already given to him for fighting the Dutch wars had all but gone so he needed more funds – this was particularly because of the deteriorating situation in Ireland

Guide Price: £100.00 - £150.00

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