Record

Document ReferenceOs C 578
TitleLetter from Miss I.G. Bridgeman Simpson, Bilton Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, to J.E. Denison; 22 Aug. n.d. [1853-63]
Date22 August 1853-1863
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionStates that she hopes to copy Van Dyke's painting of Charles I belonging to Lord Warwick which is currently at Warwick Castle; comments on buying horse and that Mr Walker of Bigby has been recommended as horse dealer; refers to travelling from Sheffield to Retford; refers to house at Babworth; is expecting Lord Bradford to visit who he is currently at Castle Bromwich for music festival.

Relates to Os C 579.

Dated from bundle.
Termentertainments, music festivals
social visits
art, paintings, Van Dyke
animals, horses

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7566Charles I (1600-1649); King of England Scotland and Ireland; (succeeded 1625)1600-1649
NA10134Van Dyck; Anthony (1599-1641); Sir; Flemish painter1599-1641
NA10135Simpson; Emily Bridgeman (fl 1850s); Missfl 1850s
NA10136Walker; George (fl 1853-1863); Mr; of Bigby Leicestershirefl 1853-1863
NA10137Bridgeman; George A.F.H. (1789-1865); 2nd Earl of Bradford; succeeded 18251789-1865
NA10138Greville; George G. (1818-1893); 4th Earl Brooke of Warwick Castle; M.P. 1845-53 succeeded 18531818-1893
NA9848Simpson; Isabella G. Bridgeman (fl 1840-1860); Missfl 1840-1860
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
Places
CodeSet
PL10393/Bigby/Lincolnshire/England
PL195/Retford/Nottinghamshire/England
PL978/Sheffield/Yorkshire/England
PL33/Warwickshire/England
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