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Correspondence and papers of Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon (1st Creation) and his predecessors, 1666-1751, n.d.

MS. 16644/1
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Comprises correspondence and papers of Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon, and his family:

  1. Correspondence from the time of the 1st to 4th Earls of Clarendon and the 1st Earl of Rochester, including a letter from Queen Anne commiserating on the ?death of Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester, c. May 1711, and letters concerning the book History of the Rebellion by Edward Hyde 1st Earl of Clarendon (published 1702-1704), 1666-1711
  2. Royal appointment of Henrietta Hyde, mother of Henry Hyde, Jul 1678
  3. Letter and accounts addressed to Catherine Smith/Smythe, 1699-1700, 1703-1705, n.d.
  4. Letters and notes relating to Lady Charlotte Hyde, n.d.
  5. Royal appointment of Katherine (or Catherine) Hyde (later Duchess of Queensberry), daughter of Henry Hyde, 1712
  6. Marriage related papers, 1691
  7. Twelve “protests” in the House of Lords, 1722-1725
  8. Correspondence and papers of Henry Hyde (4th Earl of Clarendon and 2nd Earl of Rochester), mainly addressed to accountant or steward Evan Thomas on his behalf, 1747-1751, n.d.
  9. A letter book, entitled "A Note of the Dates of all Letters Written & Dictated by My Lord to any Person since the 10 February 1667/8 new stile", latest entry 27 October 1674, possibly by Thomas Kipps on behalf of the 4th Earl of Clarendon's father Laurence Hyde, the 1st Earl of Rochester (d. 1711), with additional loose leaf covering letters 1677-1678


  • Creation: 1666-1751, n.d.


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English



MS. 16644/1

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