Fonds MC 184 - Lothian of Blickling (Additional)

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MC 184

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Lothian of Blickling (Additional)

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  • late 13th century-1899 (Creation)

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68 pieces

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(1611-1793)

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Earl of Buckinghamshire from 1746. John Hobart, the second Earl, ambassador to Russia and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, died in 1793 and the estate then passed to his daughter Caroline who married William Assheton, 2nd Lord Suffield (d 1821), and on her death in 1850 it came to her great-nephew William, 8th Marquess of Lothian, who died in 1870. The Blickling estate remained in the family until the death of Philip Henry, 11th Marquess of Lothian, in 1940 who left Blickling Hall and its contents to the National Trust.

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(1850-1940)

Biographical history

John Hobart, the second Earl, ambassador to Russia and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, died in 1793 and the estate then passed to his daughter Caroline who married William Assheton, 2nd Lord Suffield (d 1821), and on her death in 1850 it came to her great-nephew William Kerr, 8th Marquess of Lothian, who died in 1870. The Blickling estate remained in the family until the death of Philip Henry Kerr, 11th Marquess of Lothian, in 1940 who left Blickling Hall and its contents to the National Trust.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on an unknown date in 1963 (MS 27331 numbered MC 184/1-9, 11), 30 January 1973 (numbered MC 184/7/10) and 17 October 1991 (numbered MC 184/10/1-3).

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fa6cf828-9663-45b5-a53c-0e294a104205

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Created 15/11/2004 by Droip. Modified 19/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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