Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1395
TitleReport containing foreign news, London; 23 Sep. 1703
Date23 September 1703
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProvides diplomatic and military news from various places throughout Europe, especially as relates to the war [of Spanish Succession]; reports that the court at Vienna do not appear to believe that the French under the D. of Vendosme will make much progress in their advance through the Tyroll; reports on the declaration of Archduke Charles as King of Spain; refers to the plans for the siege of Fribourgh; comments on news of the ratification of the treaty between The Hague and Portugal and diplomatic agreements between Queen Anne, Portugal and the Netherlands [for war funds]; reports news of bills going through the Scottish parliament.
Termintelligence, foreign reports
sieges, Fribourg 1703
Scottish affairs, parliamentary business, bills
treaties, between Netherlands and Portugal
diplomacy, between England, Netherlands and Portugal
military campaigns, Duc de Vendôme 1703
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
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
NA18634Charles VI (1685-1740); Holy Roman Emperor1685-1740
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