Fonds MC 1308 - Townshend Papers

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MC 1308

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Townshend Papers

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  • 1621-1796 (Creation)

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21 pieces

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(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.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 13 March 1980 (MS 34280).

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c436cc87-568c-47aa-86f7-150320b3674a

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Created 25/08/2000 by droip. Modified 19/03/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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