Document ReferencePw A 524
TitleDraft letter in Dutch from William Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland to John Ham; 20 Jul. 1688
Date Of Creation20 July 1688
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionStates that affairs in England are becoming so complex, he fears they will end in extremes and if so, action must be undertaken to save the religion and the 'repl:' [Republic]; comments that the Elector of Brandenburg has shown his diligence in the matter and will not hesitate to act when this is necessary; states he will leave for Cassel and Hanover to talk to both sovereigns about to give troops; discusses the details of his trip and talks about matters in England; states they are of the highest importance.
Termreligious affairs
revolutions, Glorious Revolution 1688, preparations
armies, troops, provision of

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA29458Frederick I (1657-1713 ); King of Prussia; ( acc. 1701; styled Frederick III Elector of Brandenberg until 1701)1657-1713
NA30050Hesse; Charles (1654-1730); Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel; succ. 16701654-1730
NA30330Ernst August (1629-1698); Elector of Hanover; (also Duke of Brunswick-L√ľneburg; styled Duke of Hanover until 1692; father of King George I)1629-1698
NA1043Bentinck; H. William (1649-1709); 1st Earl of Portland; diplomat and adviser of William of Orange; alias Hans Willem1649-1709
NA30553Ham; John (fl 1688-1690); -; of Berlin; probably Johan Ham 1654-1725 burgomaster of Arnhem and deputy for Guelderland; Netherlands commissioner and resident ambassador in Brandenburg 1683-1696fl 1688-1690
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