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James, King of England, II, 1633-1701



  • Existence: 1633 - 1701

James II of England (1633-1701), ruled from 1685 until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688; the last Catholic monarch of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Boswell Collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 89
Overview: The Boswell Collection contains the correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts of author James Boswell; estate records, letters, personal and professional papers, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of ten generations of Boswells and their possession of the barony of Auchinleck; and correspondence relating to the political career of Alexander Bruce, Earl of Kincardine.
Dates: 1428-1936, bulk 1700-1795

[Papers: collection of documents from his papers relating to the Popish Plot]

Call Number: OSBORN FB153
Overview: 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...
Dates: 1678-1679

Letter : London, to Lord Rutherford, 1661 Sep 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2343, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Letter, in a secretarial hand, signed by James, then Duke of York, to Lord Rutherford (later Earl of Teviot).

With address.
Dates: 1661 Sep 21