Townshend, Charles Townshend, Viscount, 1674-1738

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Charles Viscount Townshend (1674-1738) was Secretary for the Northern department, the seat of the Jacobite trouble. James 1st Earl Stanhope (1673-1721) was a statesman who also took a leading part in securing the Hanoverian succession. John Erskine, 6th or 11th Earl of Mar (1675-1732) was a Jacobite leader. John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll (1680-1743) was his military opponent loyal to the English crown. For fuller details of the lives and achievements of all these men see the Dictionary of National Biography.

From the guide to the Correspondence concerning the Jacobite Rebellion 1715 : despatches from Viscount Townshend and Earl Stanhope to the Duke of Argyll, 1715-1716, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

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referencedIn Glenorchy, John Campbell, Lord, b. 1695. Bill moving allowance of disbursements in service of His Majesty : manuscript, 1723 Dec. 27. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Galway, Henri de Massue, Earl of, 1648-1720. Autograph letter signed : "at the Camp at Gerumenha," to Lord Townshend, 1709 May 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760. Letter to James Bateman, Mayor of London [manuscript], 1716 December 7. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Poyntz, Stephen, 1665-1750. 35 letters to Thomas Townshend; various places, 1723-1749. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Carleton, Henry Boyle, Baron, d. 1725. Autograph letter signed : Whitehall, to Lord Townshend, 1709 Feb. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Spencer, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, 1674-1722. Autograph letters signed (2) : Whitehall, to Lord Townshend (?), 1709 May 24 and Oct. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ministerial Intrigues, 1716-1717. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn South Sea Company. List of documents, 1730-1735. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Stanhope, James Stanhope, Earl, 1673-1721. Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Alminara", to Lord Townshend, 1710 Jul. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Stanhope, James Stanhope, Earl, 1673-1721. Autograph letter signed : Bern, to Lord Townshend, 1710 Apr. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters from Henry Boyle to Charles, Viscount Townshend, 1709-10 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
creatorOf Correspondence concerning the Jacobite Rebellion 1715 : despatches from Viscount Townshend and Earl Stanhope to the Duke of Argyll, 1715-1716 GB 206 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Townsend family. Papers, 1453-[ca. 1760]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Glenorchy, John Campbell, Lord, b. 1695. Bill moving allowance of disbursements in service of His Majesty : manuscript, 1723 Dec. 27. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Letters to Sir Horatio Walpole and Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend, 1709-11 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
creatorOf Stanhope, James Stanhope, Earl, 1673-1721. Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Portillas", to Lord Townshend, 1710 Jun. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. Papers of William Blathwayt (Addenda), 1667-1734 (bulk 1668-1672). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Collection of letters concerning the Jacobite Rebellion of 1722 in Scotland and the North of England, 1722 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Cambridge University: Address to Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend, 1715-1919 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Townshend, Charles Townshend, Viscount, 1674-1738. Correspondence concerning the Jacobite Rebellion 1715 : despatches from Viscount Townshend and Earl Stanhope to the Duke of Argyll. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714. Document signed : Kensington, to Charles Townshend, Viscount, 1708 June 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Townshend, Charles Townshend, Viscount, 1674-1738. Autograph letter signed : to Sir J. Norris, 1716 Jun. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Townshend, Charles Townshend, Viscount, 1674-1738. Letter : Whitehall, to My Lords, 1726 Mar. 26. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Carteret, Edward. Collection of letters concerning the Jacobite Rebellion of 1722 in Scotland and the North of England. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745. Autograph letter signed : Whitehall, to Charles Viscount Townshend, 1723 Aug. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Locke, John, 1632-1704. Copy of a representation from the Lds. Commissioners for Trade and Plantations to the Lords Justices, about the defence and security of the Northern Colonies in America, Dated Sept. 30th, 1696, 1720. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Cole, Christian, fl. 1710. Autograph letter signed : Venice, to Lord Townshend, 1710 Oct. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Stanhope, James Stanhope, Earl, 1673-1721. Autograph letter signed : Saragosa, to Lord Townshend, 1710 Aug. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. person
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associatedWith Carleton, Henry Boyle, Baron, d. 1725. person
associatedWith Cole, Christian, fl. 1710. person
associatedWith Galway, Henri de Massue, Earl of, 1648-1720. person
associatedWith George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760. person
associatedWith Glenorchy, John Campbell, Lord, b. 1695. person
associatedWith Locke, John, 1632-1704. person
associatedWith Mar, John Erskine, Earl of, 1675-1732. person
associatedWith Norris, J., Sir, person
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associatedWith Poyntz, Stephen, 1665-1750. person
associatedWith South Sea Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Spencer, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, 1674-1722. person
associatedWith Stanhope, James Stanhope, Earl, 1673-1721. person
associatedWith Townsend family. family
associatedWith Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745. person
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Birth 1674-04-18

Death 1738-06-21

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