Cecil Papers: December 1611

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Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House: Volume 21, 1609-1612. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1970.

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December 1611

Christopher Keighley to the Earl of Salisbury
1611, December 12. For the wardship of George Lynn of Southicke, co. Northampton. 12 Dec. 1611.
Note by Salisbury: that if he can prove a tenure, he will consider him in the composition.
1p. (P.482)
The King to the Earl of Salisbury
1611, December 18. Warrant granting to Lord Knollis, Treasurer of the Household, a renewal of his lease of the postfines for 31 years. Palace of Westminster, 18 Dec. 9 Jac.
Signedpp. (196 58)
1611, December 24. "Letter of consolation written by an unknown person to the Cardinal of Nazareth."
I believe this misfortune of yours will prove to be a good touchstone to distinguish the true gold from the false. Those who love the great are mostly like the plant called heliotrope, which while the sun shines looks towards it with flowers alive and open, but when the sun sets it closes them and looks another way, etc, etc. 24 Dec. 1611.
Italianpp. (129 83)