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Contemporary account of the proceedings of the Convention Parliament, 22 Jan.-6 Feb. 1689

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 299

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Contemporary account of the proceedings of the Convention Parliament, 22 Jan.-6 Feb. 1689, entitled 'The arguments upon the abdication of King James the Second. 1688'. According to a pencil note inside the front cover 'The official copy for Sir R. Southwell Secretary to William III'.

Dates

  • 1689

Extent

118 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 299, pp. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 299

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16378

Overview

Contemporary account of the proceedings of the Convention Parliament, 22 Jan.-6 Feb. 1689.

Biographical / Historical

The Convention Parliament was a parliament in English history which, owing to an abeyance of the Crown, assembled without formal summons by the Sovereign.

Custodial History

Phillipps MS. 10377; Sotheby's, 10 June 1896, lot 230.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Parker and Son, cat. 106 (1947), 627.

Physical Facet

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Title
Contemporary account of the proceedings of the Convention Parliament, 22 Jan.-6 Feb. 1689
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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