Memoirs of the Life of Robert Cary, Baron of Leppington, and Earl of Monmouth

CARY, Robert

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Robert Cary was a courtier of Queen Elizabeth I who was also a successful Warden of the Borders region between England and Scotland. Written in 1625, Cary's memoirs provide a first-hand account of life in a violent and troubled time. Upon the death of Queen Elizabeth, it was Cary who rode to Edinburgh to inform King James that he had ascended the throne.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: R. and J. Dodsley
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Date Published: 1759
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xxxiv, 236 p. 21 cm. Full leather. Front board is held on by loosening repair paper, rear hinge very loose. Spine ends a little chipped, corners worn. Front pastedown endpaper has ink signature and two owner bookplates. Front free endpaper blind stamped "Cudle Cottage, Much Hadham, Herts." Frontispiece missing. Pages neat and clean.

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