Document ReferencePl C 52/15/1-2
TitleLetter from Sir Christopher Baynes, Harefield Place, Harefield, Middlesex to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 1 Jan. 1802
Date1 January 1802
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionAnswers the request of the duke to be sent the best information that can be gathered about the Bonaparte family; reports that Carlo [Charles] and Letitia [Letizia] Bonaparte lived in Corsica and lists their sons which include Napoleon, and their daughters; discusses who might have fathered Napoleon; refers to the relationship between Letitia and Mons. de Marbeuf, (governor of the island of Corsica); refers to Carlo Bonaparte's role as a deputy to the nobility sent to the French throne; mentions the early careers of Napoleon and his family, noting where they were educated and their later places of work; fears that this short account of the family does not provide any new information for the duke.
Termgenealogy, Bonaparte family

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41310Bonaparte; Charles M. (1746-1785); Signor; father of Napoléon I1746-1785
NA41311Bonaparte; M. Letizia (c.1749-1836); Signora; mother of Napoléon Ic.1749-1836
NA41312Bonaparte; Joseph (1768-1844); King of Naples and Spain; brother of Napoléon I1768-1844
NA17873Bonaparte; Lucien (1775-1840); Prince de Canino; brother of Napoleon1775-1840
NA41313Bonaparte; Louis (1778-1846); King of Holland; brother of Napoléon I1778-1846
NA41314Bonaparte; Jérome (1784-1860); King of Westphalia; brother of Napoléon I1784-1860
NA41315Napoléon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French1769-1821
NA41316Murat; Joachim (1767-1815); King of Naples; brother in law of Napoléon I; shot1767-1815
NA41317Marbeuf; - de (fl 1802); Monsieur; Governor of Corsicafl 1802
NA41318Varese; - (fl 1802); Madame; of Bastiafl 1802
NA34210Paoli; Pasquale de (1725-1807); General; Corsican general and patriot1725-1807
NA41319Baynes; Christopher (1755-1837); 1st Baronet1755-1837
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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