Six letters from Elizabeth Wagstaff of Warwickshire to her husband Timothy Wagstaff, lawyer of Middle Temple
The letters largely concern Elizabeth's running of the household and supervising building work during her husband's absences at the Inns of Court in London. All of the letters are written from Warwick, with the exception of (fols. 1-2) which was written from the 'Chamberhowse' and mentions social events in the Newbury and Thatcham area in Berkshire, Nov 1616.
- Creation: 1616-1622
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7903, fols. 38].
MS. Eng. c. 7903, fols. 38-49
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 6719
Six letters from Elizabeth Wagstaff of Warwickshire to her husband Timothy Wagstaff, lawyer of Middle Temple.
Biographical / Historical
Timothy Wagstaff was lord of the manor of Tachbrook near Warwick. Elizabeth was the daughter of the puritan lawyer and politician Nicholas Fuller, a critic of the government of James I.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought Samuel Gedge catalogue 11, 14 Nov 2011. Sponsored by Mark Byford, Clive Holmes & Felicity Heal, Dorothy E. Woods, Mrs. E.R. Adams, Will Poole, Miss M.A. Abbley, Duke Humfrey's Night, 15 Oct 2013.
- Six letters from Elizabeth Wagstaff of Warwickshire to her husband Timothy Wagstaff, lawyer of Middle Temple
- Finding aid prepared by Matthew Neely
- EAD version 2018
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