Skip to main content

Copies of correspondence and papers chiefly connected with Queen Mary Beatrix of Modena

 Collection

  • How to
    request
Copies of correspondence and papers chiefly connected with Queen Mary Beatrix of Modena, consort of King James II of England, 1689-1714: there are also other Stuart Papers relating to Henrietta Maria and the nunnery of Chaillot which she founded, Charles I, Charles II, James II and his family.

These are all careful copies from the originals in the Depot des Archives at Paris made in 1842 for the Rev. Harry Longueville Jones.

The whole was printed for the Roxburghe Club in 1889, including the facsimiles of handwriting and seals in MS. Add. C. 107.

Dates

  • 1842

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • French
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 106, fols. 1-2].
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Add. C. 106-107

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18711

Abstract

Copies of correspondence and papers chiefly connected with Queen Mary Beatrix of Modena, written in 1842 in Paris.

Biographical / Historical

Harry Longueville Jones (1806–1870) was an inspector of schools and antiquary.

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. 28932-28933.

Custodial History

Harry Longueville Jones' bookplate and seal are in each volume.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were bought from Harry Longueville Jones on May 28, 1867, for £10.

(fols. 297-300) of MS. Add. C. 107 were bought, Sotheby's, 10 Dec. 1917 (Alfred Morrison sale), lot 736.
Title
Copies of correspondence and papers chiefly connected with Queen Mary Beatrix of Modena
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom