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Letters from Sir Maurice de Bunsen to his family, 1908-1909

MS. 12138/23
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request

Item 1: c. 100 letters, mainly from Madrid, discussing Portuguese assassinations, dinner for King of Spain, visit of Connaughts, visits to Leon, Oviedo and Navarre and Maurice de Bunsen being mistaken for Don Carlos in Pamplona, 1 Jan 1908-29 Dec 1908.

Item 2: c. 125 letters, mainly from Madrid, discussing Sackville-West marriage case, conversation with Empress Eugenie (May 1909), Talavera anniversary, Catalan insurrection, strife with Embassy chaplain, award of GCMG, travels in Spain, including to Valencia with King Alfonso and visits to Balmoral and Sandringham (Oct 1909), 9 Jan 1909-21 Dec 1909.


  • 1908-1909


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12138/23

Former reference:

MB/I/JJ-KK, De Bunsen Box 8.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom