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Papers of Arthur Capel, Earl of Essex

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Copies of letters and dispatches written by Arthur Capel when Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1672-1677, arranged chronologically in five volumes.

Dates

  • 1690-1700

Extent

5 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 33].
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MSS. Add. C. 33-37

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12848

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Capel (1631-1683) 1st Earl of Essex, was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1672-7. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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. V, nos. 30231-5.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were acquired by the Library not later than 1862.
Title
Papers of Arthur Capel, Earl of Essex
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom