Coventry, Henry, 1619-1686
Henry Coventry (1619-1686), English politician and diplomat
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
[Papers: collection of documents from his papers relating to the Popish Plot]
Call Number: OSBORN FB153
Abstract: Collection of seven manuscripts, in multiple hands, concerning the Popish Plot, primarily of testimonies and accusations. The collection contains a letter by an unnamed woman to Coventry promising to deliver to him the names of many priests and Jesuits for a promised reward, as well as Coventry's reply assuring her she will be paid. Other items include a report on the death of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey; King Charles II's speech to the House of Lords in 1678; a signed statement by Sir John...
- Subject: Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1688 X