Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1062
TitleDraft speech by [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford], to the House of Lords; n.d. [c.1715-1717]
Date1715-1717 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThinks that he would have been the 'last man in this Kingdom yt should have beene in danger to be accused of treason'; defends himself against the charges made against him; stresses his loyalty to his King and country.

The writer has been identified from his hand.

This document is undated; the date provided is based on internal evidence.
Termparliamentary business, speeches, 1st Earl of Oxford
crimes, high treason
royalty, allegiance to
parliamentary business, impeachment, 1st Earl of Oxford

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA23438England and Wales; House of Lords
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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