The life and letters of Sir Lewis Dyve 1599-1669
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208 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

Series: Publications Bedfordshire Hist Rec Soc

Series Vol. Number: 27

Imprint: Bedfordshire Historical Record Society

The life and letters of Sir Lewis Dyve 1599-1669

by H. G. Tibbutt

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The life and letters of Sir Lewis Dyve 1599-1669

Sir Lewis Dyve was born in Bromham on 3 November 1599; matriculated at Oxford in 1614; and was knighted in 1620.  He was an MP, although not sitting for Bedford or Bedfordshire.  During the Civil War he was a staunch royalist. His correspondence and other papers are transcribed in this volume and arranged to recount his life under the headings: early years; life in Dorset and London; the approach of war; first campaigns; war in Bedfordshire; war in the south-west; the siege of Sherborne; imprisonment in London; Preston, the Isle of Man, Ireland; the Low Countries and Paris; France; France and Italy; London and Somerset.

Gordon Tibbutt FSA, FRHistS (1913-1982) was an historian of nonconformity in Bedfordshire and wrote histories of many of its dissenting churches.

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January 1948

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Title Details

208 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

Series: Publications Bedfordshire Hist Rec Soc

Series Vol. Number: 27

Imprint: Bedfordshire Historical Record Society