Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1082
TitleMemorandum relative to Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford; n.d. [c.1715-1717]
Date1715-1717 (c)
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionSays that Mr Knights said that the Parliament would 'sitt no more, but would be dissolved'; reports the assertion that Harley received 100,000 from France to 'bring home ye pretender who was to come upon the dissolution of parlamt'; says that the Pretender was then to issue writs in his name and call a new parliament; says that the Queen was to resign the throne in favour of her brother; implicates Bullingbrook in the conspiracy.

This document is undated; the date provided is based on internal evidence.
Termparliamentary business, dissolution
crimes, high treason
crimes, pro-Jacobite
legal cases, against 1st Earl of Oxford

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA18922James Francis Edward Stuart (1688-1766); Prince of Wales; 'the Old Pretender'; son of James II; also known as Chevalier de St George1688-1766
NA29932Knights; - (fl 1715-1717); Mr; of London; gave evidence against 1st Earl of Oxfordfl 1715-1717
NA29933St John; Henry (1678-1751); 1st Viscount Bolingbroke; M.P.; attainted 1715; served titular James III1678-1751
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