An answer made by Sr. Robert Cotton, at the command of Prince Henry, to certain propositions of warre and peace, delivered to his Highnesse by some of his military servants [microform] : Whereunto is adjoyned The French charity; or an essay written in French by an English gentleman, upon occasion of Prince Harcourt's coming into England; and translated into English by F.S.J.E.
- Other records:
- Standardized Title:
- Answer to such motives as were offered by certain military men to Prince Henry inciting him to affect arms more than peace
- Other Title:
- Propositions of warre and peace delivered to his Highness Prince Henry by some of his military servants
- London : printed for William Sheares, at the Bible in S. Paul's Church-yard, anno 1655.
- Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2529:4.
, 96, , 10 p.
- Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, 1594-1612 -- Early works to 1800.
War -- Economic aspects -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- History -- William I, 1066-1687 -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- France -- Early works to 1800.
France -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- Early works to 1800.
- Around 1610, at the request of James I, Cotton wrote (for the edification of Prince Henry) "An answer to such motives as were offered by certain military men to Prince Henry inciting him to affect arms mor than peace". Not printed until 1655; issued under a variety of titles. Cf. Kevin Sharpe, "Sir Robert Cotton 1586-1631" and DNB.
Title page printed in red and black.
Caption title on p. 1: Propositions of warre and peace delivered to his Highness Prince Henry by some of his military servants.
"The French charity: written in French by an English gentleman, ... translated into English by F.S.J.E." (Thomason E.1467) has a separate dated title page and separate pagination; register is continuous. "An English gentleman" = Robert Cotton.
Translation of "The French charity" is sometimes ascribed to John Evelyn. Cf. NUC pre-1956 imprints.
Another issue was published in the same year with title "An answer made by command of Prince Henry" (Wing C6477). In that issue p. 1 of "The French charity" is signed *2. In this issue it is signed H2.
Annotation on Thomason copy: "May 4".
The French charity (formerly Wing H693) also appears separately at reel 632:5.
Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1998. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2529:4). s1998 miun a
- Cited in:
- Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) C6478
- Evelyn, John, 1620-1706.
- French charity.
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