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Volume containing various correspondence, including from Charles II to Edward Hyde

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MS. Eng. hist. b. 212

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Volume containing:
  1. 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
  2. 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.

Dates

  • 1662-1900

Extent

120 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. b. 212, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. b. 212

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10963

Overview

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.

Custodial History

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.

Physical Facet

vellum binding
Title
Volume containing various correspondence, including from Charles II to Edward Hyde, 1662-1900
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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