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A Writ of Privy Seal by which king George i appointed a council of regency

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MS. Lat. misc. b. 8

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A Writ of Privy Seal by which king George i appointed a council of regency during his absence abroad, dated June 14, 1720, with the great seal of England. The borders are illuminated with designs of foliage, including the royal arms and other shields. 2 sheets.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1720

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. b. 8, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. misc. b. 8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19518

Abstract

A Writ of Privy Seal by which king George i appointed a council of regency

Biographical / Historical

King George I (1660-1727) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 until 1727.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 33089

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from mr. H. Boss of London in June, 1902.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Physical Facet

illuminated

Dimensions

2 ft. 2 in. × 2 ft. 11 in. in a cloth box 19 × 8 5/8 × 2 in.
Title
A Writ of Privy Seal by which king George i appointed a council of regency
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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