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Papers, mainly financial, of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, and of his wife

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 208

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Papers, mainly financial, of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, and of his wife, including:
  1. (fols. 1-166) household bills and receipts of the Duchess, 1629-33
  2. (fols. 74-7) a book of wages, 1633
  3. (fols. 171-2) directions for ordering the Duke's money affairs, 1626-7
  4. (fol. 173) letters patent of 9 Jan. 1616 appointing the Duke, then Sir George Villiers, Master of the Horse.

Dates

  • c. 1626-1633

Extent

173 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 208, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 208

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17312

Overview

Papers, mainly financial, of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, and of his wife

Biographical / Historical

George Villiers (1592-1628), first Duke of Buckingham, was an English royal favourite.

Custodial History

Bought, Myers and Co., cat 313 (1936), 94.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

From the papers of Sir Robert Clayton.
Title
Papers, mainly financial, of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, and of his wife
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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