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Royal letters and orders, 1642-1951

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MS. Nalson 1
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Volume comprising letters and orders from

  1. (fols. 2-46) Charles I, 1642-1648, including (fols. 25-6) a holograph letter to Queen Henrietta Maria, 12 March 1643, endorsed 'intercepted'
  2. (fols. 47-81) Charles II as Prince of Wales, 1645-8, and (fols. 82-87) as king, 1651
  3. (fols. 88-103) Prince Rupert, 1644-1645, 1650
  4. (fols. 104-105) Prince Maurice, 1644
  5. (fols. 106-116) Charles Lewis, Elector Palatine, 1644-1648

At folios 121-2 is Charles I's speech to the House of Lords, 3 Nov. 1640, copied by Sir Francis Windebank (1582-1646), endorsed with a statement that the king avows it to be a true copy. There is a list of the contents of the volume at fols. 117-119.

Dates

  • Creation: 1642-1951

Extent

134 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Nalson 1

Other Finding Aids

Documents are cited in the appendix to the 13th Report of the Historical Manuscripts Commission, parts I and II, The Manuscripts of the Duke of Portland preserved at Welbeck Abbey in the form N.I.1 etc, where each number refers to a document. The documents have now been foliated and the Bodleian shelfmarks are given below:

  1. N.I.1 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 2-3
  2. N.I.2 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 4-5
  3. N.I.3 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 6-8
  4. N.1.[3a] = MS. Nalson 1-fol. 8
  5. N.I.4 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 9-10
  6. N.I.5 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 11-12
  7. N.I.6 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 13-14
  8. N.I.7 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 15-16
  9. N.I.8 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 17-18
  10. N.I.9 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 19-20
  11. N.I.10 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 21-22
  12. N.I.11 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 23-24
  13. N.I.12 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 25-26
  14. N.I.13 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 27-28
  15. N.I.14 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 29-30
  16. N.I.15 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 31-32
  17. N.I.16 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 33-34
  18. N.I.17 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 35-36
  19. N.I.18 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 37-38
  20. N.I.19 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 39-40
  21. N.I.20 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 41-42
  22. N.I.21 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 43-44
  23. N.I.22 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 45-46
  24. N.I.23 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 47-48
  25. N.I.24 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 49-50
  26. N.I.25 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 51-52
  27. N.I.26 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 53-54
  28. N.I.27 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 55-56
  29. N.I.28 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 57-58
  30. N.I.29 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 59-60
  31. N.I.30 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 61-62
  32. N.I.31 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 63-65
  33. N.I.[31a] = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 66-67
  34. N.I.32 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 68-70
  35. N.I.33 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 71-73
  36. N.I.34 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 74-75
  37. N.I.35 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 76-79
  38. N.I.36 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 80-81
  39. N.I.37 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 82-83
  40. N.I.38 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 84-85
  41. N.I.39 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 86-87
  42. N.I.40 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 88-89
  43. N.I.41 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 90-91
  44. N.I.42 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 92-93
  45. N.I.43 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 94-95
  46. N.I.44 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 96-97
  47. N.I.45 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 98-99
  48. N.I.[45a] = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 100-101
  49. N.I.46 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 102-103
  50. N.I.47 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 104-105
  51. N.I.48 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 106
  52. N.I.49 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 107-108
  53. N.I.50 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 109-110
  54. N.I.51 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 111-112
  55. N.I.52 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 113-114
  56. N.I.53 = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 115-116
  57. N.I.[List of contents] = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 117-119
  58. N.I.The Kings Speech = MS. Nalson 1, fol(s). 121-122

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