Document ReferencePl C 1/252
TitleLetter from William Wenman to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], at Mr Morley's house at Gestingthorpe near Halstead, Essex; 19 Jul. 1716
Date19 July 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that an injunction in Chancery has stopped the trial at the Nottingham assizes, and has removed the worst threat from 'her Grace' [Margaret Duchess of Newcastle]; writes that Mr Lee's son will not go to Essex after all; adds that an attempt by the Duchess to prevent Lord and Lady Harley from distraining tenants who did not pay their rent has been thrown out of court.
Termlegal cases, Duchess of Newcastle 1716
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA592Holles; Margaret (1661-1716); Duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne; née Cavendish; dau. of 2nd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; m 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 16901661-1716
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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