Document ReferencePw A 302
TitleLetter from Sir Thomas Coningsby [later 1st Earl of Coningsby], Dublin, Ireland, to William Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland; 22 Oct. 1690
Date22 October 1690
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the proposal he made of having the majority of judges in each court English; comments on the forfeitures which will escheat to the king [William III] by reason of the rebellion and on those who will be pardoned for life and estate because they 'came in' by the time prescribed in the declaration; refers to relations with parliament; says they will send word of what are the fittest lands for the king to expect.
TermIrish affairs, rebellion
Irish affairs, land forfeitures

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1083William III (1650-1702); King of England Scotland and Ireland1650-1702
NA28984Coningsby; Thomas (1656-1729); 1st Earl of Coningsby; cr. 1719; cr. Baron Coningsby of Clanbrassil 16921656-1729
NA1043Bentinck; H. William (1649-1709); 1st Earl of Portland; diplomat and adviser of William of Orange; alias Hans Willem1649-1709
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