Bertie, Francis, Sir, 1844-1919

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1863 entered the Foreign Office; 1874-1880 private secretary to the honourable Robert Bourke (later Lord Connemara), parliamentary under-secretary of state for foreign affairs; 1878 attached to the special embassy of lords Beaconsfield and Salisbury to the congress of Berlin; 1881 secretary to the Duke of Fife on his mission to invest the King of Saxony with the Order of the Garter; 1882-1885 acting senior clerk, the Eastern department; 1894-1903 assistant under-secretary of state for foreign affairs; 1896-1903 chairman, the Uganda Railway Committee; 1902 KCB; 1903 GCVO; 1903-1905 ambassador to Italy; 1904 GCMG; 1905-1918 ambassador to France; 1908 GCB; 1915 baronetcy; 1918 viscountcy.

Epithet: diplomat

Title: 1st Viscount Bertie of Thame

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creatorOf Correspondence and papers of Francis Leveson Bertie, 1st Viscount Bertie of Thame; 1894-1919. Purchased from the Pierpont Morgan Library, 8 Oct. 1980. Paper. Forty-three volumes. British Library arrangement., 1894-1919 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXII (ff. 272). 1888-1896.includes:ff. 1, 7-9, 16, 24, 31 Sir William Thackeray Marriott, Judge-Advocate-General: Letters to Lord D'Abernon: 1888. ff. 3-4b Naghi, Princess of Egypt: Correspondence with Lord D'Abernon: 1888. f. 5 Field-Marshal Ho..., 1888-1896 British Library
referencedIn Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914. Papers, 1826-1941 Houghton Library
referencedIn Grant Duff, Mountstuart Elphinstone, Sir, 1829-1906. Grant Duff Collection, 1852-1916 British Library
creatorOf PAGET PAPERS (3RD SERIES). Vol. IX (ff. 217). General corre-spondence; 1880-1919. Includes a substantial body of letters and notes (ff. 92-161b) relating to Sir Arthur's role in the 'Curragh incident' of Mar. 1914.includes:f. 1 Major-General Charle..., 1880-1919 British Library
creatorOf Vol. X; 1899-1900Thomas Henry Sanderson, Baron Sanderson of Armthorpe: Correspondence with Sir C. Scott of Thomas Henry Sanderson: 1867-1904.includes:ff. 2-83b passim Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount Cranborne; 3rd Marquess of Salisbur..., 1899-1900 British Library
creatorOf SCOTT PAPERS. Vol. XV (ff. 117). Letters of Appointment, Certi-ficates of Qualification, passports, Diplomatic Instructions and notifications of honours, etc., relating to Scott, his family, and their servants, with related correspondence; 1858-1909...., 1858-1909 British Library
creatorOf Joffre, Joseph Jacques Césaire, 1852-1931. Transcription of a telegram to Sir Edward Grey for transmission to Field Marshal John French, 1914 Sept. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Great Britain. Foreign Office. Foreign Office records: private collections, ministers and officials, various, 1848-1916 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXI (ff. 287). Apr. 1894-Apr. 1895.includes:f. 1 Francis Leveson Bertie, 1st Viscount Bertie of Thame: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1894.f. 2 Francis John Pakenham, KCMG 1898: 1898. Despatch to Lord Rosebery: 1894.: Copy.ff. 7-16, 20-25, 236 ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXX (ff. 349). June, 1893-1 July, 1894, and (correspondence of Lady Layard) 15 Dec. 1894-2 Mar. 1908.includes:ff. 1-306 passim Stella A-Dyer: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1889-1894. ff. 9-278 passim Alexander Henry Hallam Murray, publisher: L... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXIII (ff. 208). [June 1915?]-July 1918.includes:ff. 6-8 Fred Miller, Managing Editor, 'The Daily Telegraph': Letter, etc., to Lord Cecil from Fred Miller: 1916: Signed.f. 7 Newspapers; Great Britain and Ireland. The Daily Telegraph: Fred Mi... British Library
referencedIn Perry, Walter Copland, 1814-1911. Diaries, 1858-1909. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956. Sterling and Francine Clark Papers: Reading Library, 1707-1961. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. XIII (ff. 362). Correspondence of Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman with:-1. Sir Edward Grey, 3rd Bart. [K.G. 1912; Viscount Grey of Fallodon 1916], Foreign Secretary (1905-1916); 1899-1908. f. 1. 2. R[ichard] B[urdon] Haldan..., 1889-1908 British Library
creatorOf Vol. IX (ff. 222). 1900-1910, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 2, 10, 16, 43, 52, 61, 66, 118 Sir Bernard Eric Edward Barrington, KCB: Correspondence with Sir C. Scott from Sir Bernard Eric Edward Barrington: 1878-1903.ff. 4-7 Army of Russia: Sir Ernest Mason..., 1900-1910 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXVII (ff. 210). 1902-1910, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 31, 144 Sir George Herbert Murray, GCB; PC: Letters to Sir E. W. Hamilton: 1898-1907. ff. 3-6b, 16 Lucy Catherine Hicks Beach, wife of Michael, 1st Earl St Aldwyn: Letters to Sir E. W. Hamilton: c..., 1902-1910 British Library
creatorOf Vol. VIII (ff. 194+189*). 1888-1899.includes:f. 1 Sir Henry Percy Anderson, KCB; Assistant Under-Secretary, Foreign Office: Letter to Sir C. Scott from Sir Henry Percy Anderson: 1888. f. 3 Sir Fairfax Leighton Cartwright, GCVO: Letter to Sir C. Scott..., 1888-1899 British Library
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associatedWith Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Foreign Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Joffre, Joseph Jacques Césaire, 1852-1931. person
associatedWith Perry, Walter Copland, 1814-1911. person
correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Hyderabad State, India
Tibet, Asia
Salem, Madras
Pondicherry, India
Egypt, Africa
London, England
Travancore State, India
St Petersburg, Russia
India, Asia
Cochin State, India
Madras, India
Iran, Asia Minor
South Africa, Africa
China, Asia
China, Asia
Norway, Europe
Russia, Europe, Asia
Samoa, South Pacific Ocean
Mysore State, India
Morocco, North Africa
Bulgaria, Europe
Persia, Asia Minor


Birth 1844-08-17

Death 1919-09-26



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SNAC ID: 19231982