Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1190
TitleLetter in French from Baron de Wassenaer Duvenvoirde, Haye [Hague], Netherlands, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 17 Apr. 1714
Date17 April 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to conversations with Harley's relative, the Envoy, Harley, and consequent discussions at the Court of Hanover as to how best to secure the Protestant succession in England; seeks to promote a secret trust between Harley and the House of Hanover, to work towards this common purpose and promises a continuation of Harley's high office.
Termmonarchy, succession of House of Hanover
diplomacy, with Netherlands

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29972Duvenvoorde; Arent (1669-1721); Baron van Wassenaer; Dutch diplomat1669-1721
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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