Letters from William King to John Boyle
Letters from William King, Principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford, to John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork and Orrery, 1738-45. Described in Analecta Hibernica, i (1930), 2-3.
- Creation: 1738-1745
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. d. 103, fols. 1-2].
MS. Eng. hist. d. 103
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16408
Letters from William King to John Boyle, 1738-45.
Biographical / Historical
William King, 1685-1768, was an English academic and writer and Principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford, from 1719. John Boyle, 1707-1762, 5th Earl of Cork and Orrery, was an English biographer and writer.
Other Finding Aids
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Christie's, 20 March 1918 (Fairfax Murray sale), lot 438.
Late 18th- or early 19th-cent. quarter calf, grey-blue papered boards
- Letters from William King to John Boyle
- EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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