Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1428
TitleCopy of letter from John Hay [later titular Duke of Inverness], to 'a friend'; 17 Nov. 1725
Date17 November 1725
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionMentions the King's [titular James III] confidence in the recipient; refers to the recipient's concern regarding the Queen's decision to enter a convent; says that King wishes it to be made known that he has made all efforts to prevent such an action; encloses copies of letters from the King to the Queen on this subject; discusses the apparent conspiracy behind this move, which he blames on Mrs Sheldon; stresses the sincerity of the allegiance of the King's subjects.

Enclosure at Pw2 Hy 1427/1-3.
Termreligious orders, convents, Maria Stuart, entry of
Scottish affairs, Jacobites
royalty, allegiance to, titular James III

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18922James Francis Edward Stuart (1688-1766); Prince of Wales; 'the Old Pretender'; son of James II; also known as Chevalier de St George1688-1766
NA28999Stuart; Maria Clementina (fl 1709-1725); née Sobieski; wife of the 'Old Pretender'fl 1709-1725
NA30092Sheldon; - (fl 1725); Mrs; maid? to wife of titular James IIIfl 1725
NA30090Hay; John (1691-1740); titular Duke of Inverness; cr. by titular James III 17271691-1740
NA30093-; - (fl 1725); 'a friend'fl 1725
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