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Two collections of petitions from the Lieutenant General and Lords Justices of Ireland

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Two collections of petitions from the Lieutenant General and Lords Justices of Ireland to the king that he should allow certain bills passed by the Irish Parliament to be issued under the Great Seal. The certificates and petitions are here collected, the annexed bills themselves as well as the seals having been removed.

The petitions are seventy-two in number, sixty-two (1687-76) being in the first volume and ten (1721-74) in the second. Each bears the signatures of the Lieutenant General and the Lords Justices.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1687-1716, in Ireland

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Autogr. b. 2/1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Autogr. b. 2/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19971

Abstract

Two collections of petitions from the Lieutenant General and Lords Justices of Ireland

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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, nos. 35150-35151.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from B. Halliday, bookseller of Leicester, on March 23, 1910.
Title
Two collections of petitions from the Lieutenant General and Lords Justices of Ireland
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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