Document ReferenceNe C 5255
TitleLetter from 'an Irish Protestant', Cork, Ireland, to Henry, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 14 Feb. 1823
Date Of Creation14 February 1823
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionBegging his Grace to do his utmost and use every exertion to save Ireland from the growing tyranny of Popery resulting from the granting of the elective franchise by George III. He felt that no dependence could be given to the papish priests sent to Parliament as representatives, and could only look to the noble Upper House for any public virtue. The letter continues earnestly and at great length to plead the Protestant cause.
Termreligions, Protestantism
Irish affairs, politics
religious affairs
Conditiontorn by seal
Publication NotePublished as part of the 'Politics of the 4th Duke of Newcastle' e-learning resource on the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, The University of Nottingham

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA8610George III (1738-1820); King of Great Britain and Ireland1738-1820
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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