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Politics. “The Politik Survey of a Kingdom”

Reference code
MSS/0630
Title
Politics. “The Politik Survey of a Kingdom”
Date
c. 1606
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; one folded sheet.
Scope and content
'The Politik Survey of a Kingdom'; dated in the margin 'Anno Misericordiae 1606'. Dedication (in panel) to Sir Thomas Challoner, knt. Consists of a summary of categories of useful political knowledge, e.g. quantity and quality of kingdom and subjects, revenues, expenses, fighting strength, alliances, chivalry, etc. Set out on one large paper sheet (fragile at the folds). Continued on the verso. Ends with a quotation from Martial. Calligraphic flourishes.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/630