Folger call number: X.c.217
Folger holdings ID: 496375
Accession Number: 270036
This is a PRELIMINARY RECORD. It may contain incorrect information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance Bookseller's description: Autograph letter signed ("Charles R"), to his sister Elizabeth of Bohemia, the 'Winter Queen' ("My onlie deare Sister"), trying to set her mind at rest regarding the treaty with Spain ("...I have commanded Herry Vane to give you an account, concerning what I have hard from Spaine, wherfor reffering you to him, I well onlie say, that your business is in suche a way, that if it bee possible, that treaties with Spaine may ever doe us anie good, we shall not be long without a good Peace, & if not, ye shall soone see the issue of it; in the meane tyme be confident, that ther nether is, nor shallbe, anie tyme lost, to doe you service, by way of Armes..."); begging that she entreat her husband not to ignore his doctors' advice ("...let him not thinke himselfe out of danger, if he dispyse ther advyces: & I assure you that I have very good grounds for this..."), and commending the bearer, "the Duke of Sax"
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subject: Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1662