Copies of correspondence and papers chiefly connected with Queen Mary Beatrix of Modena
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.
- Creation: 1842
0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 106, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Add. C. 106-107
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18711
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.
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.
- Copies of correspondence and papers chiefly connected with Queen Mary Beatrix of Modena
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