Methuen, John

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Methuen, John, 1650?-1706, British ambassador to Portugal. Simpson, William, Sir, active 1693-1723, of the Inner Temple (London) and Baron Cursitor of the Court of Exchequer. Methuen, Paul, Sir, 1672-1757, diplomat, JM's son.

From the guide to the Correspondence of John Methuen and Sir William Simpson, 1626-1735; circa 1823, 1626-1745;, bulk 1703-1707, 1823, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections)

Epithet: Lord Chancellor of Ireland

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Epithet: Ambassador to Portugal

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Epithet: Envoy at Lisbon

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creatorOf CONINGSBY PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 184). Letters to Lord Coningsby; 1690-1721. Correspondents include William Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland, Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin, Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford, Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax,..., 1690-1721 British Library
referencedIn VOL. II. 1706-1710:-Charles [III., titular King of Spain, afterwards Emperor], ff. 1, 15, 95, 140-379 passim. Richard Hill, Envoy to the Duke of Savoy, etc., ff. 3, 23. [Anton Florian], Prince de Liechtenstein, ff. 5, 137, 139, 226, 342. [Henry de M..., 1706-1710 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCIII (ff. 231). Letters to Sir Charles Hedges, Sunderland's predecessor in office, from Henry de Massue de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway, as British commander-in-chief in Portugal, including letters from Galway to John Methuen, Ambassador at Lisbon..., 1704-1707 British Library
referencedIn Vol. ix. July, 1698-April, 1699.H-May, Secretary to the Lords Justices of Ireland: Letters to J. Ellis: 1697-1701.Benjamin Chetwood, of the Custom House, Dublin: Correspondence with J. Ellis: 1695-1705.Arthur Bushe: Letters to J. Ellis: 1689-1708.El... British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. LVI (ff. 210). Correspondence with Henry de Massue de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway; 1703-1711. Partly French and Spanish. Partly signed and copiesHenry de Massue de Ruvigny, 2nd Marquis de Ruvigny; Earl of Galway: Correspondence with..., 1703-1711 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXIV (ff. 204). Bef. 1677-1709.includes:f. 1 Elizabeth Graydon, milliner: Letter to Duchess of Marlborough: 1694.ff. [1-5b?], 10 Mary Parker, née Fortrey; wife of Sir P Parker, 2nd Baronet: Letters to Duchess of Marlborough: bef. 1677-be... British Library
referencedIn "THE DUKE Of Ormond's Journall of the Expedition to Spaine, in the yeare 1702." Copy. lt is said (f. 1) to have been "Delivered by his Grace . .. in the House of Peeres, 30o November 1702" and "Read." Beginning with the departure of the Duke [James B... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXI (ff. 205). Oct. 1704-Aug. 1705.includes:f. 9 Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin: Letters, etc., to: 1694-1710.: Partly Fr.ff. 11-199b passim Henry de Massue de Ruvigny, 2nd Marquis de Ruvigny; Earl of Galway: Correspondence, etc., w... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXV, 1702-1705;Accounts: Ordnance Office: 1688-1711.James Craggs, senior, Postmaster-General: Letters, etc., to Duke of Marlborough: 1702-1712.: Partly signed.Ordnance: Correspondence, etc., with Duke of Marlborough: 1702-1711.: Partly copies.Wi..., 1702-1705 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXV (ff. 171). Letters of Peterborough to other correspondents, accounts, minutes of councils of war, journals, instructions, etc.; 1705-1711. Mostly copies, extracts, abstracts and drafts.Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough: Correspon..., 1705-1711 British Library
referencedIn Vol. DLIII (ff. iii+214). (1) Letters of John Somers, Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor, to [Henry de Massue de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway?], one of the Lords Justices of Ireland; 1697-1700. Copies. ff. 1-19b. (2) Letters of John Methuen, Lord Chancellor of..., 1697-1710 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xvi. May-Aug. 1702.George Stepney, diplomatist: Letters to J. Ellis: 1694-1707.James Dayrolle, Resident at The Hague: Letters to J. Ellis: 1700-1705.James Cressett, diplomatist: Letters to J. Ellis: 1693-1704.William Aldersey, Resident at Hambur... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxi. May, 1704-April, 1713.Charles Whitworth, Baron Whitworth; Resident at Ratisbon, Envoy to Russia, Prussia, and the Hague: Letters to J. Ellis: 1698-1705.includes:f. 1 L'Honoré: Letter to J. Ellis: 1704.: Fr. f. 3 Sir Paul Methuen, KB, Ambas... British Library
referencedIn Vol. V (ff. 367). July 1701-Feb. 1701/2.includes:ff. 1-270 passim William Blathwayt, Secretary at War: Correspondence with J. Vernon: 1697-1701.ff. 8-268 passim William III of England: Correspondence with J. Vernon: 1697-1701.: Engl. and Fr.ff. 2... British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. XVIII (ff. 232). (1) Correspondence of Sidney, 1st Earl of Godolphin, as follows: — (a) Correspondence with Queen Anne; [1704?]-1710. Partly his drafts and partly copies by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, with her annotations. Pa..., 1701-1710 British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. CCCCI (ff. 110). Articles of agreement of, and memorials, etc., relating to, diplomatic and military agreements, 1655-1720; including (ff. 37-39b) an original protocol of the Anglo-Tripolitanian peace treaty of 1703; (ff. 68-69..., 1655-1720 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xiv. Jan.-June, 1702.Israel Feilding, Commissary-General in Ireland, Commissioner for Victualling the Navy: Letters to J. Ellis: 1688-1707.J-Dawson: Letters to J. Ellis: 1701-1706.Benjamin Chetwood, of the Custom House, Dublin: Correspondence w... British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters from John and Paul Methuen, Envoys at Lisbon, to Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester, and Daniel Finch, Earl of Nottingham, Secretaries of State, with diplomatic papers, copies of letters, etc., enclosed; 1702-1704. Included also are..., 1702-1704 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VIII (ff. 243). July-Nov. 1706.includes:f. 6 Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury: Note by: 1706.ff. 10, 94, 104, 197 Anthonie Heinsius, Grand Pensionary of Holland: Correspondence with Duke of Marlborough,: 1701-1710, n.d.: Mostly Fr: P... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XX (ff. 186). Sept. 1703-Sept. 1704.includes:f. 31 Anne of England: Correspondence with 'Charles III',: 1703, 1705: Fr: Transl. Autogr., copies, and drafts.f. 68 (extract) Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford 1640: Letters to Sir C. Hedge... British Library
referencedIn Vol. viii. Jan.-June, 1698.H-May, Secretary to the Lords Justices of Ireland: Letters to J. Ellis: 1697-1701.Benjamin Chetwood, of the Custom House, Dublin: Correspondence with J. Ellis: 1695-1705.Arthur Bushe: Letters to J. Ellis: 1689-1708.Elie Bo... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXII (ff. 150). Sept. 1705-1706.includes:ff. 5, 11 Marinus Dibbout van Vrijbergen, Dutch envoy in London: Memorials to Qu. Anne: 1705-1710.: Fr.: Copies and signed.f. 7 Netherlands; United Provinces. States General: Resolutions by: 1678-1717... British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. XLV (ff. 229). (1) Letters from Gaspard Perrinet, Marquis d'Arsellières, agent at Geneva; 1702-1709. French. ff. 1-22b. (2) Letters from William Aglionby, Envoy to Switzerland; 1704. ff. 23-28b. (3) Correspondence with Abraham S..., 1697-1711 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIII (ff. 197). 1703-July 1705.includes:ff. 15', 20 Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford: Letters to A. Maynwaring: 1704, 1712.ff. 15*, 20 Arthur Maynwaring, alias Mainwaring; MP: Letters to: 1704-1712.f. 50 Army of Mecklenburg-Schwerin: Mem... British Library
creatorOf Correspondence of John Methuen and Sir William Simpson, 1626-1735; circa 1823, 1626-1745;, bulk 1703-1707, 1823 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn VOL. IV.-Correspondence of the Earl of Rochester from 1688 to 1705 (during the latter part of which time he was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland), and Papers relating to Edward, Lord Cornbury, his son (afterwards Earl of Clarendon), whilst Governor of New ..., 1688-1705 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I. 1680-1705 :-[Juan Tomas Henriques de Cabrera, Duke of Medina de Rio Seco], el Almirante de Castilla, ff. 5, 56, 68. [John Churchill, 1st Duke of] Marlborough, ff. 15, 208, 347, 389. [CharlesTalbot, lst Duke of] Shrewsbury, ff. 17, 19, 21, 220..., 1680-1705 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xv. Nov. 1701-April, 1702.George Stepney, diplomatist: Letters to J. Ellis: 1694-1707.Philip Plantamour, agent in Berlin: Letters to J. Ellis: 1696-1703.: Fr.James Dayrolle, Resident at The Hague: Letters to J. Ellis: 1700-1705.James Cressett, d... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCVIII (ff. 146). Correspondence, etc., of John Methuen, as Ambassador at Lisbon, and his son Paul, Envoy successively to the Duke of Savoy and 'Charles III', and Ambassador at Lisbon, with Sir Charles Hedges, Sunderland and his Under-Secreta... British Library
referencedIn VOL. II.-Letter from Theodore Haak to John Evelyn, 27 Nov. 1671 (with a portrait), f 6;-Fac-simile of a letter from John Hampden to Col. Bulstrode and others, 31 Oct. 1631 (with a portrait), f. 8;-Order signed by Sir William Hamilton for Major Robert..., 1624-1712 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xii. Jan.-31,Lrch, 1701.James Dayrolle, Resident at The Hague: Letters to J. Ellis: 1700-1705.James Cressett, diplomatist: Letters to J. Ellis: 1693-1704.William Aldersey, Resident at Hamburg, and Secretary to the Merchant Adventurers of England... British Library
referencedIn VOL. II.: Samuel Lambly; Ipswich, 1 Jan. 1737[8], f. 1. [George Granville] Lord Lansdowne; Mar.-Nov. 1712, ff. 8-15. E. W. Lee; 9 July, 1732, and 11 Feb. 1733[4], ff. 16, 18. [Thomas Osborne, 1st] Duke of Leeds; 18 Jan. 1711/2 , f. 22. [Thomas Osborn..., 1698-1755 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS Original letters, etc.; 1561-1801. 1. Elizabeth [daughter of Henry II., of France, and wife of Philip II., of Spain], to her brother, Charles IX., announcing the imprisonment of Don Carlos; 21 Jan. [1568]. Fr. f. 1. 2. Philip, Landgrave..., 1561-1801 British Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Vich, Catalonia
Elvas, Portugal
England: provinces (1708, 1716, 1720, 1745)
Lisbon, Portugal
Grisons, the Netherlands
Southampton, Hampshire
Gibraltar, Spain
Italy: Savoy (1706)
Isleworth, Middlesex
Gibraltar, Spain
Portugal, Europe
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Yorkshire, England
Norwich, Norfolk
Guadalajara, New Castile
Grisons, the Netherlands
Badajoz, Spain
Spain, Europe
Lisbon, Portugal
Tripoli, North Africa
Zurich, Canton of, Switzerland
Ghent, Flanders
Portugal: Lisbon (1693, 1702-1708)
Netherlands, Europe
Netherlands, Europe
Mediterranean and Iberian peninsula (1704-1706)
US: South Carolina (1710)
Virginia, Colony of, North America
Cévennes, France
Geneva, Switzerland
Siena, Italy
Chapel Allerton, Yorkshire
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Valencia, Spain
Lerida, Catalonia
Netherlands: Amsterdam (1704)
Canterbury, Kent
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Neuchâtel, Principality of, Switzerland
Dunkirk, France
Madrid, Spain
Dover, Kent
West Indies, America
Ireland: Dublin (1698, 1701)
Ireland, Europe
Nijmegen, Gelderland
Albuquerque, Estremadura, Spain
Alicante, Spain
England: London (1626; 1697, 1703-1708; 1823ca)
East Looe, Cornwall
Cadiz, Spain
Spain, Europe
Altona, Germany
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