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Collection Level Description: Papers of Sir Richard Cocks

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. b. 209-10
Title: Papers of Sir Richard Cocks
Dates of Creation: [c. 1681]-1726
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Richard Cocks, 2nd Baronet (d. 1726) was MP for Gloucestershire. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Writings and parliamentary diaries of Sir Richard Cocks.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Richard Gilbertson in 1964.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Further Information

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. I, nos. 39651-2.

Access Points

Diaries | 17th century

Diaries | 18th century

Cocks | Sir | Richard | d 1726 | 2nd Baronet and MP for Gloucestershire

England and Wales | House of Commons

Great Britain | Politics and government | 1660-1714


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