Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1388
TitleReport containing foreign news, London; 8 Sep. 1703
Date8 September 1703
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProvides diplomatic news from various places throughout Europe; refers in great detail to the political unrest in Turkey and the march upon Adrianople; comments on the events surrounding the deposition of Mustafa II in favour of Achmet III; discusses affairs in the Papal States and their involvement in the war [of Spanish Succession]; comments on the diplomatic activities of the Duke of Buckingham with regard to Spain; mentions that the Duchess of Buckingham is 'dangerously ill of ye gout in her head'.
Termintelligence, foreign reports
diplomacy, between France and Papal States
military campaigns, Turkish, against Adrianople Sep. 1703
medical conditions, gout
royalty, succession, Ottoman Empire
civil disorder, rebellions, Ottoman Empire 1703
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
Related MaterialNote in typescript catalogue states that documents Pw2 Hy 1386-1399 are 'part of John Dyer's newsletters, rest in Portland [28] loan 29/359]'.
Pw2 Hy 1386-1399

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA30066Mustafa II (d 1703); Sultan of the Ottoman Empire; ( acc. 1695; deposed 1703)d 1703
NA30067Achmet III (d 1736); Sultan of the Ottoman Empire; ( acc. 1703; deposed 1730)d 1736
NA28878Sheffield; John (1647-1721); 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby; 3rd Earl of Mulgrave; Lord Chamberlain 1685-881647-1721
NA30068Sheffield; Katherine (-1704); Duchess of Buckingham and Normanby; née Greville; m. 1699; dau. of 5th Baron Brooke; widow of 2nd Earl of Gainsborough-1704
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