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Collection Level Description: Letters to Sir Robert Southwell from Philip Madoxe

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 53-4
Title: Letters to Sir Robert Southwell from Philip Madoxe
Dates of Creation: 1683-90
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) was a diplomat. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. Philip Madoxe was his agent at Whitehall.

Scope and Content

Letters to Robert Southwell from Philip Madoxe.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from A. Rogers of Newcastle in 1937.

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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. 40850-1.

Access Points

Madoxe | Philip | fl 1683-1690 | Agent to Sir Robert Southwell

Southwell | Sir | Robert | 1635-1702 | Knight and Diplomat

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