191 leaves (103 x 87mm.), each leaf ruled in red, first 4 pp. and several sectional titles in a large English gothic hand (8 lines to the page), body of the text in a small, ornate Elizabethan cursive hand (12 lines to the page). Contemporary limp vellum, covers gilt panelled with floral cornerpieces, central crest of a Tudor rose surmounted by a crown, a fleur-de-lys in the center (possibly the arms of 16-year-old Prince Charles), g.e., green silk ties (some staining to back cover); quarter red morocco box." /> [OVERBURY MURDER]. Calligraphic manuscript entitled, "The Proceedings...Touchinge the Divorce Betweene the Lady Frances Howard & Robert Earle of Essex togeather with the Arraignmets...Touching the Poisoning of Sir Thomas Overbury," [circa 1616]. <I>191 leaves (103 x 87mm.), each leaf ruled in red, first 4 pp. and several sectional titles in a large English gothic hand (8 lines to the page), body of the text in a small, ornate Elizabethan cursive hand (12 lines to the page). Contemporary limp vellum, covers gilt panelled with floral cornerpieces, central crest of a Tudor rose surmounted by a crown, a fleur-de-lys in the center (possibly the arms of 16-year-old Prince Charles), g.e., green silk ties (some staining to back cover); quarter red morocco box</I>. | Christie's