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Volume of Ietters and papers illustrative of English history, 17th-18th century, collected by F. J. Varley

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 308

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Volume of letters and papers illustrative of English history, 17th-18th cent., collected by F. J. Varley, including:
  1. (fols. 12-75) copies of documents relating to the impeachment of the Duke of Buckingham in 1626
  2. (fols. 76-7) bills to Sir Robert Harley for books, 1642, 1648
  3. (fols. 155-62) copy of report of the heralds to the deputy Earl Marshal on Lord Halifax's proposals for the recording of the genealogies of the nobles, c.1715. Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • 17th-18th century

Extent

166 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 308, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 308

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7402

Overview

Volume of Ietters and papers illustrative of English history, 17th-18th century, collected by F. J. Varley.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robert Harley, (bap. 1579-1656) was an English politician.

Custodial History

Item c, Sotheby's, 18 Dec. 1871 (Sir Charles Young sale), lot 168; Phillipps MS. 35092; Sotheby's, 15 June 1908, lot 378.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The whole volume was given by Mrs. F. J. Varley, 1949.
Title
Volume of Ietters and papers illustrative of English history, 17th-18th century, collected by F. J. Varley
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow.
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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