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Contemporary copies of royal warrants

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 31
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Contemporary copies of royal warrants, 1687, to two Masters of the Wardrobe, Ralph, 1st Earl of Montagu, and Richard Graham, Viscount Preston, to pay accounts for Michaelmas 1683 to Christmas 1684 (in arrears), and Michaelmas 1685 to Michaelmas 1686, pp. 149-76 and 183-239 of a folio volume, with

  1. (p. 177) an original order to the Wardrobe, 12 May 1667.

HMC 39: 15th report (1897) app. II, 20.


  • Creation: 1687


91 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 31, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 31

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17218


Contemporary copies of royal warrants

Biographical / Historical

Ralph Montagu (bap. 1638, d, 1709), 1st duke of Montagu, was an English politician and diplomat. Richard Graham (1648-1695), 1st Viscount Preston, was an English politician and Jacobite conspirator.

Custodial History

Bookplate, 1881, of J. Eliot Hodgkin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Bernard Halliday, cat. 88 (1927), 210.

Physical Facet

19th-century half vellum binding

Contemporary copies of royal warrants
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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