Document ReferencePw2 Hy 885
TitlePetition from Anne Pugh, to Anne, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; 21 Feb. 1705/6
Date21 February 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionSays that her husband's (Captain Richard Pugh) ship (the Norwich) was lost at sea in a hurricane shortly after he had taken a French ship; states that she and her son are now in debt; says that other widows who lost husbands in the previous reign have been provided for; states that this information is from a report by His Royal Highness which is now in the hands of Secretary Hedges; requests that Queen Anne extend her 'princely Bounty' to her and her child.
Termfinancial affairs, Queen Anne's Bounty
maritime vessels, 'Norwich', loss of
weather, hurricanes
charity, requests for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29401George (1653-1708 ); Prince Consort; ( married Queen Anne 1683; Prince of Denmark)1653-1708
NA29366Hedges; Charles (-1714); Sir; politician; lawyer; knighted 1689-1714
NA29659Pugh; Richard (fl 1706); Captain; deceased; commander of the 'Norwich'fl 1706
NA29660Pugh; Anne (fl 1706); widow of Captain Richard Pugh commander of the Norwichfl 1706
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
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