Agnes Strickland (1796-1874) was a historian. Mary of Modena (1658-1718) was queen of James II of England. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.
Transcriptions of documents by and about Mary of Modena, made from French government archives for Agnes Strickland, 1844, with annotations by her, and indications of the passages used in her Lives of the queens of England (London: 1840-8).
Possibly owned by Falconer Madan (notes by him, e.g. MS. French b. 11, fol. iv); bought by Miss Margaret Toynbee (through Quaritch), Sotheby's, 5 Jun. 1950, lot 104.Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1981.Access Conditions
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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.Related Units of Description
Similar transcripts are MSS. Add. c. 106-7 (SC 28932-3).Publication Note
Agnes Strickland, Lives of the queens of England (London: 1840-8).
Queens | England
Mary | 1658-1718 | of Modena, Queen of James II of England
Strickland | Agnes | 1796-1874 | historian