Document ReferencePw2 Hy 301
TitleLetter from William Cowper; 9 Dec. 1724
Date9 December 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to a legal dispute over a will to which Lord Coningsby acted as trustee; says that Lord Coningsby has refused to perform his duties and 'hath no privilege in this case'; orders that the petitioner's (Elizabeth Lee Widon) case be referred to the Lord's Committee for Privileges; provides a list of those members of the Committee appointed to consider the privileges of the Lords of Parliament.
Termparliamentary business, committees, Lords' Committee for Privileges
disputes, legal, Elizabeth Lee Widon v Earl of Coningsby
Conditionedges damaged

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29002House of Lords; Committee of Elections and Privileges; fl 1724fl 1724
NA29003Widon; Elizabeth Lee (fl 1724); petitioned House of Lords regarding her case against Lord Coningsbyfl 1724
NA28984Coningsby; Thomas (1656-1729); 1st Earl of Coningsby; cr. 1719; cr. Baron Coningsby of Clanbrassil 16921656-1729
NA29004Cowper; William (fl 1724); clerk to House of Lords?fl 1724
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