Transcriptions of documents by and about Mary of Modena, made from French government archives for Agnes Strickland, 1844, with annotations by her, and indications of the passages used in her Lives of the queens of England (London: 1840-8).
Transcriptions of documents by and about Mary of Modena, made from French government archives, for Agnes Strickland
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Administrative / Biographical History
Agnes Strickland (1796-1874) was a historian. Mary of Modena (1658-1718) was queen of James II of England. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.
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Given to the Library in 1981.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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Possibly owned by Falconer Madan (notes by him, e.g. MS. French b. 11, fol. iv); bought by Miss Margaret Toynbee (through Quaritch), Sotheby's, 5 Jun. 1950, lot 104.
Agnes Strickland, Lives of the queens of England (London: 1840-8).