Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1398
TitleReport containing foreign news, London; 30 Sep. 1703
Date30 September 1703
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProvides diplomatic and military news from various places throughout Europe, especially as relates to the war [of Spanish Succession]; provides news from Lisbon regarding claims that certain people from France which to 'hinder a warr'; discusses news from Turkey regarding the civil unrest there; reports that the Czar is advancing towards Narva in order to besiege it; reports on the movements of the King of Sweden and his troops; refers to the reported insurrections in Naples and Sicily, which were unfounded; comments on the movements of the French army; discusses the elections for the position of Lord Mayor of [London?].

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Termintelligence, foreign reports
elections, Lord Mayor of London 1703
sieges, Narva 1703
armies, Swedish, manoeuvres
armies, French, manoeuvres
armies, Russian, manoeuvres
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
civil disorder, rebellions, Ottoman Empire 1703
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
NA6169Peter I (1672-1725); Emperor of Russia; ( succeeded 1682)1672-1725
NA29447Charles XII (1682-1718 ); King of Sweden; (acc. 1697)1682-1718
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