Document ReferencePw2 Hy 945
TitleLetter from James Hannan, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 30 Jun. 1711
Date30 June 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that he is a close friend of the Earl of Buckingham; refers to his late father's estate in Ireland, which was 'usurped away' by his youngest brother and his Popish friends; says that his grandfather was chief magistrate in Limerick and died defending the 'Pass' against Cromwell's forces; says that his brother and nephew have died, but that the estate is entangled; wishes to be employed in Queen Anne's service; says that he has some information which may be of use and encloses a memorandum [not present].
Termestate business, Mr James Hannan
patronage, requests for
religious affairs, anti-Protestantism
religious affairs, anti-Catholicism
disputes, legal, Mr James Hannan v Hannan
wars, English Civil War
intelligence, reports
Irish affairs, land ownership

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28878Sheffield; John (1647-1721); 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby; 3rd Earl of Mulgrave; Lord Chamberlain 1685-881647-1721
NA29745Hannan; - (fl 1711); in dispute with his brother James Hannan regarding succession to his father's Irish estatefl 1711
NA29746Hannan; James (fl 1711); Mr; in dispute with his brother regarding succession to his father's Irish estatefl 1711
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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