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Charles II, King of England (1630-1685) [Commission of George Lord Livingston]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01412.67 Author/Creator: Charles II, King of England (1630-1685) Place Written: London, England Type: Document signed Date: 13 August 1668 Pagination: 1 p. ; 23.5 x 23.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Possibly created by Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale and Secretary of State for Scotland under King Charles II. Signed "Lauderdaill." Appoints Livingston to be "captaine of that Company In Our Regiment of foote whereof the Earle of LinLithgow is Colonell... You are therefore carefully & diligently to discharge the duety of a Captaine, By exercising the said Company, in Armes, both Officers & Soldiers, And to keepe them in good order and Discipline... Given at Our Court at Whitehall the 13 of August 1668 of his majties reign the 20th year..." Contains a damaged royal seal.

People: Lauderdale, John Maitland, Duke of, 1616-1682
Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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