Volume containing various correspondence, including from Charles II to Edward Hyde
- Fols. 1-18. contemporary copies of letters patent and instructions from Charles II to Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, as Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, 1662-3, and of correspondence between Clarendon and the Deputy Lieutenants for Oxfordshire, 1663-4
- Fols. 20-59. notes on the county of Somerset, and on the history of the Seymour family, early 19th cent.
(fols. 60-120) are blank.
- Creation: 1662-1900
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. b. 212, fols. 1-2].
MS. Eng. hist. b. 212
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 10963
Volume containing various correspondence, including from Charles II to Edward Hyde, 1662-1900.
Biographical / Historical
Charles II, 1630-1685, was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland. He was king of Scotland from 1649 until his deposition in 1651, and king of England, Scotland and Ireland from the 1660 Restoration of the monarchy until his death. Edward Hyde, 1609-1674, 1st Earl of Clarendon, was an English statesman who served as Lord Chancellor to King Charles II from 1658, two years before the Restoration of the Monarchy, until 1667.
Other Finding Aids
Diamond- shaped label on spine inscribed '58'; 'No. 16' on upper cover.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Christie's, 8 June 1967 (Cornbury Park sale), lot 577.
- Volume containing various correspondence, including from Charles II to Edward Hyde, 1662-1900
- EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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