The Papers Of George Wyatt Esquire Of Boxley Abbey In The County Of Kent.

WYATT, GEORGE. LOADES, D. M., EDITED BY. ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

£20.00

Publisher

Offices of the Royal Historical Society University College London, Gower Street, W.C.1.

Place

London

Date

1968

Synopsis

Son and heir of sir thomas wyatt the younger edited for the royal historical society by d. m. loades. (camden fourth series volume 5).

Item Description

8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. xi + [i] + 261 pp. Bound in original cloth with contrasting black title panels on spine, gilt. Library label with shelf mark of Francis W. Steer Chichester. Illustrated by map of Virginia in text. The writings of and papers (four items each) collected by George Wyatt (1554-1624) of Boxley Abbey, Kent. Wyatt was the grandson of Sir Thomas Wyatt the poet and the youngest son of Sir Thomas Wyatt the younger (c. 1620-1554), who led the failed Kentish rising against the Spanish marriage of Queen Mary Tudor and was executed for treason. The writings of George Wyatt include the earliest biography of Queen Anne Boleyn, treatises on the militia and defence of Calais and a letter of advice to his son, Francis when Governor of Virginia in 1624. Edited for the Royal Historical Society by Professor Michael Loades (1934-2016), prolific Tudor historian. This copy was owned by Francis William Steer (1912-78), formerly of Essex Record office, when archivist to the bishop, dean and chapter of Chichester (from 1953).

[Stock No. 26541]

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