Transcriptions of Documents by and about Mary of Modena, made from French Government Archives, for Agnes Strickland
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).
Language of Materials
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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.
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.
- Agnes Strickland, Lives of the queens of England (London: 1840-8).
- Transcriptions of Documents by and about Mary of Modena, made from French Government Archives, for Agnes Strickland
- Susan Thomas
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