Arthur Capel (1631-1683) 1st Earl of Essex, was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1672-7. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Copies of letters and dispatches written by Arthur Capel when Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1672-77, arranged chronologically in five volumes.
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Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 30231-5.
Capel | Arthur | 1631-1683 | 1st Earl of Essex