Document ReferenceCl LP 56-72
TitlePapers relating to English and Danish forces fighting against Sweden (1612), France, Spain (including proposed marriage between Prince Charles of Great Britain and the Infanta Mary of Spain, 1617), The Palatinate and Bohemia (1619 – 20), The United Provinces, The Great Mogul of the Eastern Indies; n.d. [c.1609-c.1626]
Date Of Creation1609-1626 c
Extent16 items
Content DescriptionIncludes 'A Confutation of a Slanderous Libell...', being a translation of an anonymous Latin pamphlet, Elenchus libelli famosi, qui inscribitur: Secretissima instructio gallo-britanno-batava, Friderico V. comiti Palatino electori data (n.p., 1621), a reply to a propaganda text issued by the Habsburg side in the early phase of the Thirty Years' War, Secretissima instructio gallo-britanno-batava... (n.p., 1620). This MS is a scribal copy in two copyists’ hands and is believed unpublished. The Elenchus pamphlet and associated propaganda is discussed in N. Malcolm: Reason of State, Propaganda, and the Thirty Years' War: An Unknown Translation by Thomas Hobbes (Oxford, 2005), pp. 30-60 [Cl LP 65]
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