Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, of the Reign of Anne, Preserved in the Public Record Office

Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, of the Reign of Anne, Preserved in the Public Record Office

IV: October 1705-December 1706

A. Rumble, C.S. Knighton, C. Dimmer

Hardback
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Boydell Press

Overview

Overview

Further volume of the State Papers of Queen Anne covers the victory at Ramillies among other concerns.
This volume brings the Domestic Calendar to the end of the secretaryship of Sir Charles Hedges, and the appointment of Lord Sutherland in his place. Drawn from several categories of State Papers, the records contain the usual mixture of high politics and local concerns, though they are far from insular: Marlborough's second great victory, at Ramillies, is reported and celebrated, for example, and communications are improved with the forces in northern Europe. The volume also summarises papers relating to the American plantations, and the evolving debate on the application there of English Law; such entries complement and enhance what has already been published in the Calendar of Treasury Books, and the process of referral and evaluation can often be followed through to an executive decision. Recurring items include army commissions and other formal appointments, payments to envoys, patents for inventions, and passes to individuals and ships. The records are complemented by an extensive and analytical index.
Dr DAVID CROOK is Assistant Keeper of Public Records, the National Archives, London.

Details

August 2006
548 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Public Record Office: Calendar State Papers Anne
ISBN: 9781843832515
Format: Hardback
Boydell Press
BIC GBCR, 1DBK, 2AB, 3JF
BISAC HIS037030
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