Auction Date: 14/06/2018 at 10:30 am
English Civil War - Commander Of The Parliamentary Forces; Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl Of Essex (1591-1646) - Commission dated 30th July 1642. Appointing Edward Wood to a lieutenancy of the foot in the regiment of Sir John Meyricke, Major General. Manuscript on Vellum boldly signed ESSEX. (Aristocratic but erratic commander of the Parliamentarian Army for the first three years of the Civil War).