Autograph letter from Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, to Sir George Radcliffe [manuscript], 1640 November 5.
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Epithet: of Stowe MS 424 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x000049 Sir George Radcliffe was born circa 1593 in Yorkshire, England, son of Nicholas and Margaret Radcliffe. In 1609 he began studies at Oxford University, receiving his B.A. in 1612. He was a clerk at Gray's Inn for six years. In 1628 Radcliffe became King's Attorney in the Council of the North, and in 1633, a member of the Council. In 1639 he...
The complex political career of Thomas Wentworth Strafford began in Parliament, where he opposed war with Spain. After losing influence, he realigned himself in support of King Charles I, and was made baron and viscount and ultimately Lord Deputy of Ireland. His success in Ireland was marred by ruthless methods, contributing to his lack of popularity among his peers. Recalled by Charles as an advisor in the war with Scotland, Strafford was accused of treason and beheaded on 12 May 1641, with Cha...
Epithet: of Limerick Title: Baron Esmonde British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000298 ...