Periods > 17th century > Thurloe, State Papers

Collections of Thurloe, Secretary of State 1652-8, ed. Thomas Birch (7 volumes).

A collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, volume 11638-1653

•  17th century
The bulk of volume 1 is taken up with the years 1650-53. Also contains Birch's Life of Thurloe, and substantial appendices, including papers in the possession of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

A collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, volume 21654

•  17th century
Contains extensive diplomatic correspondence and other papers for 1654, the first full year of Oliver Cromwell's protectorate, and the final stages of the first Anglo-Dutch war.

A collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, volume 3December 1654 - August 1655

•  17th century
Covers a nine-month period from December 1654 to August 1655.

A collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, volume 4Sept 1655 - May 1656

•  17th century
Contains extensive diplomatic correspondence and other papers for this nine month period.

A collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, volume 5May 1656 - January 1657

•  17th century
Contains extensive diplomatic correspondence and other papers for this nine month period.

A collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, volume 6January 1657 - March 1658

•  17th century
Contains extensive diplomatic correspondence and other papers for this fifteen month period.

A collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, volume 7March 1658 - May 1660

•  17th century
The last of Thurloe's seven volumes, ending with the Restoration in 1660.