Letters to and from Sir George Radcliffe [manuscript], 1628-1641.


Radcliffe, George, Sir, 1593-1657,. Letters to and from Sir George Radcliffe [manuscript], 1628-1641.

Letters to and from Sir George Radcliffe [manuscript], 1628-1641.

Consists primarily of of correspondence between George Radcliffe and Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford (including copies in George Radcliffe's own hand). Also, a letter from Radcliffe to his wife, Anne Radcliffe, and a letter from William Strafford, son of the first Earl of Strafford, to Radcliffe.

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Radcliffe, Anne, 1600 or 1601-1659

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Radcliffe, George, Sir, 1593-1657

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