Papers of Charles Edward August Maximilien Stuart, Count Roehenstart

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. French b. 6-9, c. 44, d. 36-7, e. 36; Eng. misc. c. 620; Ital. g. 2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, French, and Italian.
  • Physical Description
      10 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Count Roehenstart, including:  

  • Letters and papers of Count Roehenstart, 1773-1853, n.d.
  • Notes on travels in Italy, Switzerland, Greece, Turkey and Egypt, 1814-19, n.d.
  • Accounts kept by Roehenstart during his travels in Greece and Turkey, 1819
  • Journal of travels on board HMS St. Vincent, 1833
  • Volume of extracts, anecdotes and verse in French and English, n.d.
  • Printed almanac, Cajo Bacelli, Lunaio per l'anno 1838, annotated by Roehenstart

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Edward August Maximilien Stuart, Count Roehenstart (1773-1853).

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1963.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47156-65.

Custodial History

The papers were bought by Professor Sherborn at Sotheby's in 1935.


The papers were extensively used in George Sherborn, Roehenstart, a late Stuart pretender (Edinburgh & London, 1960).