Document ReferencePw2 Hy 858
TitlePetition from Fernando Diaz 'and others', to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; n.d. [c.1703-1709]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that he and the other petitioners are Portuguese Jews who fled from Portugal to Bayone, France in order to escape the Inquisition; states that they were going to Holland in a Dutch ship and were 'sett on shore att Portsmouth'; requests permission to visit relatives in London.

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Termreligious affairs, Portuguese, inquisition
government business, foreign nationals

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29629Diaz; Fernando (fl 1703-1709); Portuguese Jew; requested permission to visit relatives in Londonfl 1703-1709
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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