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Collection MS093 - Thomas Sackville, Earl of Dorset manuscripts

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Thomas Sackville, Earl of Dorset manuscripts

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MS093

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  • 1457-1656 (Creation)

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Manuscript, 10 p.
Manuscript, 5 p.
Manuscript, 2 p.

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Dorset, Thomas Sackville, Earl of (1536-1608)

Biographical history

Thomas Sackville, first Earl of Dorset, barrister, member of parliament, and poet. Sackville was born in 1536 at Buckhurst, Surrey and perhaps educated at Hart Hall, Oxford and St. John's College, Cambridge. He became a barrister in the Inner Temple and a member of parliament, 1558-1563. In 1567 he was raised to the peerage as Baron Buckhurst, and in 1608 was created Earl of Dorset. He served as an ambassador and then lord treasurer from 1599 until his death at his desk in Whitehall, London, 19 April 1608. Sackville was also an accomplished poet.

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The bound volume consists of three different hands over different periods.

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Manuscript was purchased as part of lot 305 in the sale by Phillips, London, 18 September 1986, where it is described as one of several other properties.

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Sacvyles olde age. -- [after 1574]. -- Manuscript, 10 p. -- Fair copy in unknown hand.

Monies received from individuals and monies paid to individuals at various times between 1653 and 1656. -- [after 1656]. -- Manuscript, 5 p. -- In a second hand.

Compilation of account rolls, probably from the manors of Trembleth and Wynnyanton from 1457 to 1532, with 1521-1532 predominant. -- [after 1549]. -- Manuscript, 2 p. -- In a third hand.

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MS093

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