Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1380
TitleUnsigned letter to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 27 Mar. 1714/5
Date27 March 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas little news not already communicated to Mr Bromley or the Bishop of London; wishes to travel to England for further instructions as to how to proceed on the issue of 'Trade to Flanders'; says that the situation has been altered now that the Emperor has made peace and that Prince Eugene is expected in May to discuss the receipt of the Spanish Netherlands for the Emperor; comments on negotiations in the Hague between various European leaders; comments on the quartering of the Danes; reports they have agreed to give up their demands for £15,000 from England, because of their desertion of the Duke of Ormond; fears that the 'squabling' of the Emperor will give France an opportunity to assist the Pretender.

Old Style dating on letter.

Parts of text missing due to damage to document.
Termdiplomacy, of Holy Roman Empire
foreign policy, of Savoy towards Spanish Netherlands
diplomacy, with Netherlands
Scottish affairs, Jacobites
armies, Danish, quartering of
armies, Danish, desertion
foreign policy, of Holy Roman Empire towards Spanish Netherlands
foreign policy, trade, with Flanders
trade, with Flanders
diplomacy, of Savoy, on behalf of Holy Roman Empire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10324Bromley; William (1664-1732); Mr; Secretary of State; Speaker of House of Commons 1710-131664-1732
NA29489Eugene (1663-1736); Prince of Savoy1663-1736
NA18634Charles VI (1685-1740); Holy Roman Emperor1685-1740
NA29686Butler; James (1665-1745); 2nd Duke of Ormonde; succ. 1688; formerly styled Earl of Ossory; Jacobite; impeached and attainted 17151665-1745
NA18922James Francis Edward Stuart (1688-1766); Prince of Wales; 'the Old Pretender'; son of James II; also known as Chevalier de St George1688-1766
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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