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Prior, Matthew, 1664-1721



  • Existence: 1664 - 1721


Matthew Prior (1664–1721), English poet and diplomat.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter : Hague, to Jacob Tonson

Letter : Hague, to Jacob Tonson, 1695 Sep 23/13

 Part of Collection — GROUP 1199, Folder: F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS concerning the publication of Prior's Ballad on the Taking of Namur.

Accompanied by a typed transcript.

Dates: 1695 Sep 23/13

Letter : Westminster, to Sir Thomas Hanmer, 1706 Jul 9

 Part of Collection — Box 42: [Barcode: 39002137225174], Folder: GROUP 1199, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:


Endorsed by Hanmer: "Mr. Prior, July 9, 1706, sent with his Poem upon the victory of Ramellies."

Printed in Correspondence of Sir Thomas Hanmer (London, 1838), p. 100-101.

Dates: 1706 Jul 9

Manchester papers

Call Number: OSB MSS fc.37
Abstract: The papers contain correspondence, copies of treaties, speeches and credentials, orders, memoranda, reports, newsletters and other papers mostly relating to diplomatic, political and military affairs in western Europe during the War of the Spanish Succession. In addition to documenting Manchester's missions to the republic of Venice and the court of France, the papers provide much detail on shifting relations among the northern powers, the break between France and England following the...
Dates: 1697-1737