Thomas Ward (1809-58), Baron Ward of the Austrian Empire, was minister to Charles Louis of Bourbon, Duke of Lucca and of Parma, and to his son Charles III, Duke of Parma. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Papers of Thomas Ward, including:
The papers were given to the Library in 1936.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47613-51.Publication Note
The papers were used by J.P.H. Myers in his Baron Ward and the Dukes of Parma (London, 1938).
de Bourbon | Charles Louis | 1799-1883 | Duke of Lucca and of Parma
Ward | Thomas | 1809-1858 | Baron Ward | diplomat
Lucca (Italy) | History | 19th century
Parma (Italy) | History | 19th century