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Beale, Robert, 1541-1601

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1541-1601

biographical statement

Robert Beale (1541-1601) served as ambassador to France starting in 1570, special envoy of queen Elizabeth to the German Lutheran princes 1576, Secretary of State 1578 and 1581-1583, and was in parliament from Dorchester in 1586 and 1588. In addition, he served under Leicester in 1588 in the Netherlands probably with the transport department. As a scholar he is known for two books which maintain the principle of toleration and for works glorifying marriage and women.

Citation

UPB files, June 15, 2021 (Robert Beale; ambassador to France starting in 1570; special envoy of queen Elizabeth to the German Lutheran princes 1576; Secretary of State 1578 and 1581-1583; in parliament from Dorchester in 1586 and 1588; served under Leicester in 1588 in the Netherlands probably with the transport department; as a scholar known for two books which maintain the principle of toleration and for works glorifying marriage and women)

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Antoine Olivier letter to Robert Beale

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS457_I3_O1
Dates: 1572 October 31

Antoine Olivier letter to Robert Beale, 1572 October 31

 Item — oversize: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 457 Item 3

Robert Beale collection of letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 457
Scope and Contents Official correspondence of the Kingdom of England and Wales in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, found among the personal papers of Robert Beale. Most letters are either by him or to him. They deal with the earliest years of the Dutch Republic and the part played by England in the Dutch revolt. Many of the letters were also originally addressed to Sir Francis Walsingham (1530-1590), Beale's brother-in-law, and Elizabeth's Secretary of State. Four letters are addressed to Robert Dudley, Earl of...
Dates: 1569-1592

Charles de Dansay letter to Robert Beale

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS457_I20_O1
Dates: 1583 December 18

Charles de Dansay letter to Robert Beale, 1583 December 18

 Item — oversize: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 457 Item 20

Cornelius Taymon letter to Robert Beale

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS457_I49_O1
Dates: 1589 October 27

Cornelius Taymon letter to Robert Beale, 1589 October 27

 Item — oversize: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 457 Item 49

Council of State of the United Provinces resolutions manuscript

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS457_I44_O1
Dates: 1587 September 19

David Chytraeus letter to Robert Beale

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS457_I51_O1
Dates: 1597 March 15