Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671

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Parliamentary general.

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Epithet: Councillor of the North

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Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Baron Fairfax of Cameron (1612-1671), the parliamentary general. Charles Fairfax (1597-1673), antiquary and genealogist. For fuller details of the lives and achievements of both these men see the Dictionary of National Biography.

From the guide to the Collection of poems, predominantly religious, by Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Baron, professionally transcribed, with annotations by his uncle, Colonel Charles Fairfax, ca. 1670, (Leeds University Library)

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creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Short memorials of some things to be cleared during my command in the army : manuscript, [167-] Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. V. (ff. 157). 1691-1702. 1. E-E-to Rev.-Banks, of Hull. . . . "Certainely we live among a strange sort of people, for I am told to-day that the Clergy were going to petition the Queen to depose Archbishop Tillottson because he was not a Chris... British Library
creatorOf Fairfax, Charles, Colonel, 1597-1673. Memorabilium Familiae nostrae Fasciculus ; part of the Analecta Fairfaxiana, compiled by Charles Fairfax and dedicated to Thomas, 3rd Lord Fairfax. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Belasyse, John, Baron, 1614-1689. Autograph letter signed : Newburgh, to Thomas Fairfax, 1st Baron Fairfax of Cameron, 1637 June 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Copy of the original letter : to Lord Hopton, 1646 Mar. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Polwhele, Richard, 1760-1838. Memorandum book, [ca. 1788-1808]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Unton, Henry, Sir, 1557?-1596. Papers of Sir Henry Unton, 1474-1645 (bulk 1591-1610). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rushworth, John, 1612?-1690. Letter signed : Uxbridge, written on behalf of Sir Thomas Fairfax and addressed to the officers and soldiers of the Isle of Ely, 1647 June 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Windover, John. Encomion heroicon : Englands worthies, or, The states champions in honor of his Excellency Sr. Thomas Fairfax knight the Parliaments generall. With the rest of those renowned gallants ingaged in the warre in the force of Kinge and Parliament. In a poem of 3 parts / by John Windover of London, apprentice. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn COLLECTION of historical and other letters, Privy Council orders, etc., including correspondence of Sir Humphrey Ferrers, of Tamworth, Knt., with his brother Thomas, Esquire of the Body, etc., to James I., and other members of Sir Humphrey's family; ... British Library
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Copy of the original letter : to Prince Rupert, 1645 Sept. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. X. (ff. 254). 1 June-31 Oct. 1544. 1. "Aduertisementes out of Scotlande"; n.d. [circ. 1 June, I544]. f. 2. 2. Lord Hertford, Francis [Talbot, 5th Earl of] Shrewsbury, the Bishop of Durham, and Sir R. Sadler to the English Privy Council; Dernton ... British Library
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Collection of poems, predominantly religious, by Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Baron, professionally transcribed, with annotations by his uncle, Colonel Charles Fairfax. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
referencedIn Assheton, Ralph, Sir, 1603-1680. [Commonplace book], [ca. 1646]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Notes on sermons [manuscript], ca. 1662-ca. 1667. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Vol. V. (ff. 157). 1691-1702. 1. E-E-to Rev.-Banks, of Hull. . . . "Certainely we live among a strange sort of people, for I am told to-day that the Clergy were going to petition the Queen to depose Archbishop Tillottson because he was not a Chris... British Library
creatorOf Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658. Copy of the original proclamation : to the citizens of Bristol, 1645 Aug. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume I, Miscellany, 1745-1856. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Bennet, Robert, 1605-1683. Papers of Robert Bennet [manuscript], 1603-1678 (bulk 1642-1663). Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Collection of poems, predominantly religious, by Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Baron, professionally transcribed, with annotations by his uncle, Colonel Charles Fairfax, ca. 1670 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Letter : to his grandfather Lord Fairfax : manuscript, 1629. Houghton Library
referencedIn Tract Collection: Manuscript Material, [1647-1802?] University of Wales, Trinity St David
creatorOf Burrell, Andrewes. Newes from the narrow seaes : a reply to A golden legend, published in the name of the Comissioners of the Navye; wherein the present condition of Englands Navie, is discoursed, and deplored, and manie abuses, lately cast upon Englands Commonwealth, impartially discovered : holograph manuscript, [ca. 1647-1648]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Peale-Sellers family collection, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Short memorials of some things to be cleared during my command in the south : as alsoe of the northren actions during the year 1642 til 1644. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Vol. VI. (ff. 299). 3 June-31 August, 1543. 1. Secretary Sadler to the Duke of Suffolk, Lord Parr, and the Bishop of Durham; Edinburgh, 3 June, [1543]. Signed. f. 2. (Printed in Sadler's State Papers, Vol. I. p. 209.) 2. The same to Henry VIII.; Edin... British Library
referencedIn Fairfax Manuscripts, 12th-17th century Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Manuscript receipts (2) : [n.p.], 1648. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Copy of poems by Sir Thomas Fairfax [manuscript], 1660s? Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671. Short memorial of some things to be cleared during my command in the army, [mid 17th century]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Jean, de Meun, d. 1305?. Le testament maistre Jehan de Mehun manuscript, [ca. 1400]. Houghton Library
referencedIn Memorabilium Familiae nostrae Fasciculus ; part of the, Analecta Fairfaxiana, compiled by Charles Fairfax and dedicated to Thomas, 3rd Lord Fairfax, ca.1657-1673 GB 206 Leeds University Library
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associatedWith Assheton, Ralph, Sir, 1603-1680. person
associatedWith Belasyse, John, Baron, 1614-1689. person
associatedWith Bennet, Robert, 1605-1683. person
associatedWith Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1628-1687. person
associatedWith Burrell, Andrewes. person
associatedWith Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649. person
associatedWith Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658. person
associatedWith Crowder, Charles Fairfax, b. 1859, person
associatedWith Fairfax, Charles, Colonel, 1597-1673. person
associatedWith Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1560-1640, person
associatedWith Great Britain. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Hopton, Ralph Hopton, Baron, 1598-1652, person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Jean, de Meun, d. 1305? person
associatedWith Lisle, George, Sir, d. 1648. person
associatedWith Lucas, Charles, Sir, 1613-1648. person
associatedWith Peale-Sellers families. person
associatedWith Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, person
associatedWith Polwhele, Richard, 1760-1838. person
associatedWith Rupert, Prince, Count Palatine, 1619-1682, person
associatedWith Rushworth, John, 1612?-1690. person
associatedWith Thomas Bowdler II and Thomas Bowdler III (collectors) person
associatedWith Unton, Henry, Sir, 1557?-1596. person
associatedWith Windover, John. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Ostend, Belgium
Leeds, Yorkshire
Jamaica, Central America
Dimchurch, Kent
Needwood Chase, Staffordshire
Staffordshire, England
Dover, Kent
Great Britain
Jamaica, Central America
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland
Hartlepool, Durham
Leeds, Yorkshire
Great Britain History Charles I, 1625-1649 Sources
Colchester, Essex
Winchelsea, Sussex
Ireland, Europe
Solway Moss, Cumberland
Allestree, Derbyshire
Derbyshire, England
Great Britain
Kent, England
Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire
Norfolk, England
Nantwich, Cheshire
Sherringham, Norfolk
Cowlam, Yorkshire
Warwickshire, England
Essex, England
Great Britain
London, England
Flushing, the Netherlands
Great Britain
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English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
Christian poetry, English Great Britain Early modern, 1500-1700
Sermons--17th century--Manuscripts
Christian poetry, English Early modern, 1500-1700
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Birth 1612-01-17

Death 1671-11-12

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