Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1355
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr Howe; 14/25 Jun. 1706
Date25 June 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of Howe's letter; does not wish to interrupt the 'happy nuptuals'; says that the Queen will write to 'Her E. Highness' on the subject; instructs Howe to offer the Queen's 'complement of felicitation to the Electress, the Elector, Prince and Princess in the meantime; says that Queen takes great delight in the alliance of two families 'so near in blood and interest to her'.
Termdiplomacy, with Hanover
marriage, royal, Frederick William I of Prussia

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA19598George I (1660-1727); King of Great Britain and Ireland1660-1727
NA30036Sophia (1630-1714 ); Electress of Hanover; (mother of George I King of Britain)1630-1714
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA30037Frederick William I (1688-1740); King of Prussia; ( acc. 1713)1688-1740
NA18684Sophia Dorothea (1687-1757); Queen Consort; ( dau. of George I; m Frederick William I of Prussia)1687-1757
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29378Howe; Emanuel S. (-1709); Esq.; Envoy Extraordinary to Hanover 1705-9-1709
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