Indicates her desire not to be required to meet her husband at Woodstock because the journey is "farre and incommodious."
Bifolium with integral address leaf addressed "To the Earle of of Buckingham."
Addressed to "My king dog" and signed "Anna R." at top of letter
Undated letter written between the recipient's being created Earl of Buckingham (January 6, 1617) and being elevated to the marquessate (January 1, 1618); likely refers to James I's proposed visit to Woodstock in September 1617
With two red wax seals covering pink silk floss
Accompanied by small envelope labeled in two later hands: "Queen Anne's letter" in ink and "Ann of Denmark wife of Jas I about 1617-1618" in pencil below
Acquired from Christopher Edwards in 2012
Item information about Folger X.c.153
Adopted anonymously, Acquisitions Night 2013
Also known as
Extended title: Autograph letter signed from Queen Anne to George Villiers 1617 summer?
correspondent: Anne, Queen, consort of James I, King of England, 1574-1619
subject: Anne, Queen, consort of James I, King of England, 1574-1619
subject: Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628
correspondent: Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628