File MC 1601/37, 862X8 - 'M.M.'

Identity area

Reference code

MC 1601/37, 862X8

Title

'M.M.'

Date(s)

  • 25 May 1663 (Creation)

Level of description

File

Extent and medium

1 paper

Context area

Name of creator

(1465-1950)

Biographical history

Sir Roger Townshend, Knight 1484; Sir John Townshend, Knight at Cadiz 1596, Sir Horatio 1st Viscount Townshend created Baron Townshend of Lynn Regis 1661, Charles 2nd Viscount Townshend Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk 1709, 3rd Viscount Townshend appointed Lord of the Bedchamber 1723, George 1st Marquess Townshend Lord lieutenant of Ireland, High Steward of Tamworth, Yarmouth and Norwich 1767-1772, George 2nd Marquess Townshend created Earl of Leicester 1784, George Ferrers 3rd Marquess Townshend 1778-1858, John 4th Marquess Townshend 1798-1825, John James Dudley Stuart 6th Marquess Townshend Mayor of King's Lynn 1928. At Raynham Hall.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Enclosing a copy of a letter to Howard from his auditor, Marryott (not present) which said that Sir Edward Walpole should tell an MP or the Speaker of the Commons that Walpole would not come through Thetford because he wanted to avoid M's 'sollicitation as to his enterteynement' and warning Horatio against Armiger who had reported that M. intended the effect of the plot against the papists. For rivalry between Townshend and Henry Howard and Townshend's involvement in Thetford's municipal disputes in the 1660s see The Townshends of Raynham by James M. Rosenheim pp.30-31.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

92502ab7-d299-421a-9eca-1ca69193d2a3

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Catalogued

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 20/07/2001 by Droip. Modified 03/01/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places