Francesco Giraldi letter to Robert Beale
- 1576 April 6
- Beale, Robert, 1541-1601 (correspondent, Person)
Biographical / Historical
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.
1 sheet (1 page) ; 33 x 44 cm folded to 33 x 22 cm
Language of Materials
Signed letter from Giraldi, with address to Beale on second leaf. In Italian, written from London, 6 April 1576. Letter of thanks for Beale's intervention in favor of several Italians who were in difficulties with the English military forces in the Netherlands.