Portland (Welbeck) Collection 1571-1896

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Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 1571-1896

Portland (Welbeck) Collection 1571-1896

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Bentinck-von Aldenburg, Charlotte Sophie, 1715-1800

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Dryden, John, 1631-1700

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John Dryden, 1631-1700, was an influential English poet, literary critic, and playwright, who dominated the literary life of Restoration England. From the description of John Dryden Letter to Elizabeth Steward, 1698-1699. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 147971227 From the guide to the John Dryden Letter to Elizabeth Steward, 1698-1699, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida) Epithet: poet and dramatist...

South Sea Company

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British company founded in 1711 to trade, chiefly in slaves, with Spanish America. The resulting speculation mania that led to ruin for many investors was known as the South Sea Bubble. Company dissolved in 1753. From the description of Records of the South Sea Company, 1712-1753. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982201 The South Sea Company was founded in 1711 to trade (mainly in slaves) with Spanish America, on the assumption that the War of the Spanish Succession, then dr...

Harley, Sarah ., -1737 Countess of Oxford and Mortimer

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Dowland, John, 1563?-1626

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000298.0x0000d0 ...

Bentinck family, Earls of Portland

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Hans Willem Bentinck (1649-1709) came to England from the Netherlands and was created Earl of Portland in 1689 by his close friend William III. He acquired a number of estates including Bulstrode in Buckinghamshire; Theobalds in Hertfordshire; and properties in Cumberland and Soho, Middlesex. His son, Henry (1682-1726), who was created 1st Duke of Portland in 1716, married Elizabeth Noel, daughter of the 2nd Earl of Gainsborough, and through her acquired the Titchfield estates in Ha...

Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689

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Aphra Behn, playwright. From the description of The rover: typescript, 1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652515 English author and spy. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Abigail, daughter-in-law of Edmund Waller, [after 1687 Oct. 21]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623324 ...

Heinsius, Anthony ., 1641-1720 Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1688

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Bentinck, George, Lord, 1802-1848

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Holles family. family Earls of Clare

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Bentinck, George A. F. Cavendish-., 1821-1891

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Canning, Charles John, 1812-1862

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First Vice-Roy of India. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir Henry Yule, 1859 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133453 Governor General of India during the Mutiny. From the description of Letters, 1857 April 4 and 20. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62684687 1836-1837 MP for Warwick; 1837 entered House of Lords as Viscount Canning of Kilbrahan; 1841-1845 under-secretary of s...

Bromfield, Katherine ., fl 1649-1686

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Gay, John, 1685-1732

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Epithet: poet, playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0002c5 ...

Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish, Lord, 1774-1839

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Governor-General in India; English M.P. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and letter signed (1) : Palermo and London, to various correspondents, 1812 June 23, 1837 July 1 and "Friday morning" [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858564 Governor-general of India. From the description of Papers, 1808-1848; (bulk 1814-1833). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19211083 Epithet: 2nd son of the 3rd Duke of Portland ...

Wharton, Thomas Wharton, Marquess of, 1648?-1715

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Bentinck family. family Earls of Portland

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Brown, Rawdon, 1806-1883

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Venice, to Mr. Simon, 1878 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903138 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Venice, to Miss Agnew, 1871 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903131 ...

Harvey, Christopher, 1597-1663

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Donne, John, 1572-1631

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Proposed for publication as part of the Percy Society series. From the description of The Songs and sonnets of Dr. John Donne : with critical notes by the late Samuel Taylor Coleridge / edited by Barron Field, Esq. : manuscript, [ca. 1840] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612868820 Herbert Grierson attached great importance to the manuscript and presumed the writer to be an acquaintance of Donne. From the description of Poems and paradoxes : manuscript, ...

Cavendish-Bentinck family, Dukes of Portland of Welbeck, Nottinghamshire

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The Portland (London) Collection is so named to differentiate it from the Portland (Welbeck) Collections also held by Nottingham University. Although some of the Collection concerns property in London, the name derives from its chief creators, the firm of Baileys, Shaw and Gillett, London solicitors to successive Dukes of Portland. The bulk of the papers were generated in the course of their work on behalf of various members of the family, but particularly the 3rd-6th Dukes of Portl...

Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694

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Accession date: 1689 Places: England Title: Queen of Great Britain and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000067 ...

Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731

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English novelist and journalist. From the description of Daniel Defoe letters, 1702-1730. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937101 ...

Holles family. family Dukes of Newcastle upon Tyne

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Bentinck William J. A. C. Cavendish- 6th Duke of Portland 1857-1943

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Achard, John ., -1770 tutor to 2nd Duke of Portland

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Wentworth, Charles Watson-., 1730-1782 2nd Marquess of Rockingham

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Waller, Edmund ., 1605-1687

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Harley family. family Earls of Oxford

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Bentinck, William ., 1709-1762 2nd Duke of Portland

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Lowther, James Lowther, 1736-1802

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Bentinck, Volkier Rudolph, , 1738-1820

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Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881

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Benjamin Disraeli was a prominent British statesman and novelist who served in many positions including Prime Minister of Great Britain. From the description of Letters, 1799-1877. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297717 English Prime Minister. From the description of Letter signed : "10 Downing Street, Whitehall, ", to Vice Admiral Erasmus Ommanney, 1877 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537555 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-18...

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

Sackville, Charles ., 1638-1706 6th Earl of Dorset

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Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702

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Robert Southwell was born near Kinsale, Ireland, and educated at Queen's College, Oxford. Knighted in 1665 and appointed envoy to the court of Portugal, Southwell successfully concluded the Peace of Lisbon in 1668. He held several other diplomatic posts under James II, including envoy to Lisbon again, and then to Brussels and Brandenburg. In 1690 he accompanied William III to Ireland and was named principal secretary of state for that kingdom, an office he held until his death. In 1690 he was el...

Brown, Thomas, 1663-1704

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Byng, George ., 1740-1812 4th Viscount Torrington

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Holles, Denzel ., c. 1538-1590

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Jordan, Thomas ., c. 1620-c. 1685

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Scott, Lady Frances . fl 1760-1771

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Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737

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Epithet: née Singer poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x00011a ...

Philips, Katherine., 1727-1794

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Shirley, James, 1596-1666

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Epithet: of Add MS 28233 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001034.0x000022 Epithet: of Stowe MS 200 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001034.0x000025 ...

Kaye, Richard ., 1736-1809 6th Baronet chaplain to the King 1766

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Cavendish family. family Dukes of Newcastle upon Tyne

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Jockey Club

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Prior, Matthew, 1664-1721

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hague, to William Blathwayt, "16th or 17th in the Morning." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619084 From the description of Receipt for his pension (incomplete) signed : Whitehall, 1696 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619097 From the description of Autograph letters signed (11) : Westminster, to Sir Thomas Hanmer, 1706 Aug. 8-1716 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619089 Fr...

Wilmot, John ., 1647-1680 2nd Earl of Rochester poet

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Harley, Robert, Sir, 1579-1656

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Strode, William, 1598 or 1599-1645

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Kelk, George ., fl 1837-1854

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Harley, Edward, 1664-1735

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Edward Harley was an English peer and politician. Born 7 June 1664 in Herefordshire, his father was a member of Parliament and his older brother, Robert, became the 1st Earl of Oxford. He consistently supported the political career of his brother, who was to become Minister of England. Edward himself served several terms in Parliament, and in 1703 became Auditor of the Imprest, a post he held until his death in 1735. The Auditor of the Imprest was an office under the Exchequer, which verified th...

East India Company

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The East India Company (formally called the Governor and Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies (1600-1708) and the United Company of Merchants of England Trading to the East Indies (1708-1873)), was an English company formed for the exploitation of the spice trade in East and Southeast Asia and India. It was incorporated by Royal Charter in December 1600. From the guide to the East India Company, 1647, 1647, (Senate House Library, University of London) ...

William III, 1650-1702, King of Great Britain and Ireland

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Accession date: 1694 Places: England Title: King of Great Britain and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x0002a9 ...

Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678

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English poet & satirist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westminster, to the Mayer and Aldermen of Kingston upon Hull, 1673/4 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607885 ...

Montagu, Elizabeth ., 1718-1800

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Cavendish family family. family Dukes of Newcastle upon Tyne

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Wilmot, Elizabeth ., -1681 Countess of Rochester poet

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

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A general outline of the life and works of the poet Alexander Pope, 1688-1744, can be found in the Dictionary of National Biography, but there are numerous biographical and critical evaluations if more detailed information is required From the guide to the Verse translation of Book III, metre 9 of Boethius's, De consolatione philosophiae, by Alexander Pope, ca.1703-1704, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) A general outline of the life and works of the poet Alexander Pope can ...

Holles, Denzil Holles, Baron, 1599-1680

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Denzil Holles, first baron Holles of Ifield, was a British statesman. From the description of Denzil Holles Commons diary, 1624. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 516143982 Epithet: statesman Title: 1st Baron Holles of Ifield British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x0002b1 ...

Turner, Edward ., fl 1798-1822

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