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Transcriptions of Documents by and about Mary of Modena, made from French Government Archives, for Agnes Strickland

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Transcriptions of documents by and about Mary of Modena, made from French government archives for Agnes Strickland, 1844, with annotations by her, and indications of the passages used in her Lives of the queens of England (London: 1840-8).

Dates

  • 1844

Extent

3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. French b. 11].
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MSS. French b. 11-13

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13368

Biographical / Historical

Agnes Strickland (1796-1874) was a historian. Mary of Modena (1658-1718) was queen of James II of England. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Custodial History

Possibly owned by Falconer Madan (notes by him, e.g. MS. French b. 11, fol. iv); bought by Miss Margaret Toynbee (through Quaritch), Sotheby's, 5 Jun. 1950, lot 104.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1981.

Related Materials

Similar transcripts are MSS. Add. c. 106-7 (SC 28932-3).

Bibliography

  • Agnes Strickland, Lives of the queens of England (London: 1840-8).
Title
Transcriptions of Documents by and about Mary of Modena, made from French Government Archives, for Agnes Strickland
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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