A narrative of the Venetians tender of assistance to K. Cha. 1st in his civill warrs and the disapointment of it [manuscript] : As likewise of the des, [ca. 1674] | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Full Title: A narrative of the Venetians tender of assistance to K. Cha. 1st in his civill warrs and the disapointment of it [manuscript] : As likewise of the designe of confiscating the English merchants effects in Turky to His Maties. use. / By Sr. G. Talbot.
From fol. 36r: Narrative of ye Venetians tender of assistance to K. Charles ye First ... 1. -- Disapointed ... 7. -- Designe of Confiscating ye English merchants effects in Turky to His Majtes. use ... 10. -- Disapointed ... 13. -- Narrative of ye Earl of Sandwich's attempt upon Berghen ... 17. -- Causes of his miscarriage ... 29. -- Narrative of Blud's attempt on ye crown &ca. ... 45. -- on ye Duke of Ormond ... 56.
Author identified with Sir Gilbert Talbot, Charles I's agent in Venice c. 1638.
Caption title.; Location and date supplied by cataloger (fol. 23r contains an account of Thomas Blood's attempt to steal the crown jewels, which occured in 1671; text dates the event to 9 May 1673 on fol. 24r).
Catchwords on recto and verso of most leaves.
Binding: Bound in 18th/19th c. half-calf marbled pasteboard.
Provenance: Autograph on front pastedown: "A Russell Pollock Greenhill".
Provenance: Acquired from D. Low, 1 April 1946.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Post-1650 MS 201.
Fols. 37 and 38 blank.