CollectionHalford Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Sir Henry Halford to Lord Holland on writing a paper on the deaths of 'illustrious persons', and on Holland procuring an appointment for Halford's grandson
Date5 October 1834
WriterHalford, Henry, Sir, 1st Baronet
AddresseeHolland, 3rd Baron
DescriptionHalford refers to information suggesting that Cardinal Wolsey infected Henry VIII with the 'new malady which had lately been imported into Europe' and was responsible for his death. He asks Holland if he has information regarding the deaths of William III [and Mary II], Mary I, and Elizabeth I. In postscript he states that he has breakfasted with the King and Queen at Windsor.
Place of Writing[?Kniton] Hall Leicester
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Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
CreditPublished with the kind permission of Lady Ann Brooks; and the executors of 5th Baron Cottesloe
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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