Document ReferenceOs C 10
TitleLetter from E.G. Stanley, [later 14th Earl of Derby], Rome, Italy to J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire; 7 Feb. 1821
Date7 February 1821
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on weather, culture and society at Rome; has been among 'Antiquities, Churches & Collections of Pictures & Statues'; invites Denison to meet him in Milan for the winter; comments on 'Whig accounts' from England of 'this infernal business of the Queen's' [Queen Caroline affair] and asks Denison for 'Tory versions' and of state of country; refers to travel difficulties to Naples due to 'brigands' and describes murder of schoolboy hostages; comments on current political situation between Austria and Italian States; describes carnival and entertainments; lists members of English society in Rome; comments on travel plans for his tour of Europe; expresses attitudes towards 'foreigners' and Catholic religion; states that he hopes to be presented to the Pope [Pius VII]; refers to works of Byron and Gibbon.
crimes, murder
royalty, Queen Caroline affair
entertainments, carnival
travel, Europe
foreigners, attitudes towards
weather, Italy
religions, Catholicism
travel, Italy
entertainments, theatre
diplomacy, Austria with Italy

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9424Fane; Jane (-1857); Countess of Westmorland; née Saunders 2nd wife of 10th Earl-1857
NA9425Hamilton; Alexander (1767-1852); 10th Duke of Hamilton; styled Marquess of Douglas 1799-18191767-1852
NA9426Hamilton; Susan E. (1786-1859); Duchess of Hamilton; wife of 10th Duke styled Marchioness of Douglas 1810-191786-1859
NA9427Abbot; Elizabeth G. (1761-1847); Baroness Colchester; wife of 1st Baron Colchester1761-1847
NA9428Cavendish; Elizabeth (1758-1824); Duchess of Devonshire; née Hervey; dau. of 4th Earl of Bristol; m 1st 1776 J.T. Foster; 2nd 1809 5th Duke of Devonshire1758-1824
NA9429Law; Anne (-1843); Baroness Ellenborough; née Towry wife of 1st Baron-1843
NA9430Kinnaird; Charles (1780-1826); 8th Baron Kinnaird1780-1826
NA9431Drummond; William (c.1770-1828); Sirc.1770-1828
NA15083Caroline Amelia Elizabeth (1768-1821); Queen Consort; Queen of George IV; daughter of Duke Charles of Brunswick1768-1821
NA9433Abbot; Charles (1757-1829); 1st Baron Colchester; Speaker of House of Commons 1802-161757-1829
NA9434Borghese; M. Pauline (1780-1825); Princess; née Bonaparte sister of Napoleon1780-1825
NA7365Church; Richard (1784-1873); Sir; liberator of Greece became a general in the Greek army1784-1873
NA9435Pius VII (1742-1823); Pope; Luigi B. Chiaramonti Pope from 18001742-1823
NA9436Consalvi; Ercole (1757-1824); Cardinal; Italian statesman and prelate1757-1824
NA7556Byron; George Gordon (1788-1824); 6th Baron Byron; poet1788-1824
NA9437Gibbon; Edward (1737-1794); Mr; historian1737-1794
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL9848/Rome/Papal States
PL9849/Milan/Kingdom of Lombardy and Venetia
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