Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1394
TitleReport containing foreign news, London; 21 Sep. 1703
Date21 September 1703
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProvides diplomatic and military news from various places throughout Europe, especially as relates to the war [of Spanish Succession]; discusses reports of the movements of the [French] army under the command of D. de Vendosn [Vendôme] and minor skirmishes with his enemies; refers to the declaration of Archduke Charles [later Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor] as King of Spain by the Emperor and the King of Romany; refers to the rebellion in Hungary; mentions news from The Hague regarding the 'taking of Limberg'; comments on news from the Scottish parliament at Edinburgh regarding an act relating to the question of an English successor.
Termintelligence, foreign reports
armies, French, manoeuvres
military campaigns, Duc de Vendôme 1703
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
sieges, Limbourgh 1703
Scottish affairs, parliamentary business, succession
royalty, succession, in Scotland
civil disorder, rebellions, Hungary 1703
royalty, succession, Spain
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
NA30071Vendôme; Louis J. (1654-1712); Duke of Vendôme; French field marshal1654-1712
NA30070Leopold I (1640-1705 ); Holy Roman Emperor; ( succ. 1658)1640-1705
NA18634Charles VI (1685-1740); Holy Roman Emperor1685-1740
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