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Powlett, Lord Thomas Orde-, 1746-1807 (1st Baron Bolton and politician)



  • Existence: 1746 - 1807


Thomas Orde (1746-1807), M.P., attended Eton College and King's College, Cambridge, 1765, of which he was a Fellow, 1768-78. He married Jean Browne Powlett, natural daughter of 5th Duke of Bolton, in 1778, assumed the name Orde-Powlett in 1795, and was created 1st Baron Bolton in 1797.

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Thomas Orde-Powlett, Lord Bolton: Latin and Greek Verses

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9246
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed Latin and Greek verses, including 'Te Deum laudamus' and 'In obitum Ludovici XVI'; a sheet of 3 satirical portraits by Orde; a sketch portrait of an unnamed clergyman; and a sketch portrait of C.O. Goodford, Provost of Eton, 1877. The volume also includes printed pamphlets: Registrum regale: sive catalogus , Eton, 1774; another copy, extended to 1809 with MS additions; Honoratissimo viro Thomae Orde, Insulae cui nomen Vecti, praeposito... oden hanc inscriptam voluit...
Dates: 1774-1809 (Circa)
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