Part pp. 133–4 - ‘A Letter Sent to Tom Killigrew of the Bed-Chamber.’ Author unknown. (c. 1680.)

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Crewe MS/36/pp. 133–4


‘A Letter Sent to Tom Killigrew of the Bed-Chamber.’ Author unknown. (c. 1680.)


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Prose. First words: ‘Tom I know thou art allow’d to be impudent’. Subscribed ‘Your humble Servant | Bess a Bedlam.’ The writer complains of the immoderate spending of the king’s mistresses and the behaviour of Henry Brouncker and Henry Killigrew, and reference is made to Father St Germain.

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      See ECS, p. 395. For Father St Germain see The Secret History of Whitehall, by David Jones (1697) (Wing J934), Letters LV, LVI, and LXVII.

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