Letters of Charles II and James II
- signed letter of Charles II, 1650 (fols. 21-22);
- signed letter of James II, 1686 (fols. 23-24).
- Creation: 1650, 1686
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. b. 27, fols. 1-2]
MS. Eng. lett. b. 27, fols. 21-24.
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 21664
Signed letter of Charles II, 1650, and signed letter of James II, 1686.
Biographical / Historical
Charles II (1630-1685) was King of Scotland from 1649-1851, and King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1660-1685.
James II and VII (1633-1701) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1685-1688.
Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequeathed to the Library by Faith S. Rowntree, 1977.
- Letters of Charles II and James II
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