Letters from Peregrine Osborne, 2nd Duke of Leeds, to his wife, Bridget Osborne

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises 44 autograph letters from Peregrine Osborne, 2nd Duke of Leeds, to his wife Bridget dated 14 September 1677-21 May 1723 (with transcripts). Many of these letters were written before their marriage.

Administrative / Biographical History

Peregrine Osborne (1658-1729) was 2nd Duke of Leeds and a vice-admiral. He married Bridget Hyde, who died in 1733. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

From the library of Lord Brotherton.

Note

In English.