|Document Reference||Pw V 83|
|Title||MS biography, entitled 'A brief collection of the greatest part of the life of Sir James Croft, Controwler of the Household...', by Sir James Croft; n.d.|
|Extent||59 ff plus 15 stubs|
|Content Description||The volume contains a short biography of Sir James Croft (d 1590), lord deputy of Ireland and controller of Queen Elizabeth's household.|
There is some text in Latin on f 48v and f 58v.
|Title Of Work||A brief collection of the greatest part of the life of Sir James Croft, Controwler of the household: and of the Privie Councell to Queen Elizabeth, gathered by himself, & presented to one of the Lords of the councell. Anno aetatis Suae 63|
|Physical Description||Octavo book|
9 stubs between front pastedowns and first folio and 6 stubs between ff 58 and 59
|Descriptive Features||Watermark: Grapes (large) with letters MC as stems of bunch of grapes, approx. 50 x 25 mm|
English, late 16th or early 17th century, brown calf blind tooled binding; both covers have a similar decoration consisting of fillets and a rectangular border framing a rectangular field; the contemporary binder used two leaves of finely written vellum as pastedowns; after binding the edges were dyed brown.
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|NA73445||Croft; James (-1590); Sir||-1590|