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Ne6 - Further Estate and Official Papers of the Newcastle family of Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire, 1216-1990, in the Newcastle (Clumber) Collection
G - Series of papers concerning the history of the Clinton family; 1751-1948
Ne 6 G 1
Copy of letters patent of George II advancing Thomas Pelham-Holles to the Dukedom of Newcastle under Lyne; 17 Nov. 1756
17 November 1756
Letters patent of George II creating Thomas Pelham-Holles 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne as 1st Duke of Newcastle under Line [Lyne].
For original from which this copy was taken see Ne X 15.
Wrapper is incorrectly dated 17 Nov. 1757.
Possibly copied for use in the legal case of Yorke v Yorke [see bottom right corner of last folio].
legal business, legal cases, Yorke v Yorke
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Dates of existence
Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 1756
Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne
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