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Diplomacy

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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Alonso de Cardenas: Relation of the State of England

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8992
Dates: 1638-1656
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Catalogue of the nobility of England and collection of miscellaneous documents of the sixteenth century, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ms Ee.02.12
Scope and Contents 1. A Catalogue of the nobility of England in the XVIth century, shewing what persons have previously borne each title2. 'The Names of the Lords Presidents of the Marches of Wales as they are written in the chappel at Ludlow'3. Pedigree of the Earls of Arundel4. 'The content of the Gawginge Rodde', a.d. 15485. 'The booke of my Lord Mayres Feaste kept in the Guyldehall in the tyme of the Right Worshipfull Maister Willm. Roche Mayre of the cittie of London', 32 Hen. VIII. with...
Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Collection of documents chiefly concerning relations with France, 1620s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.70
Scope and Contents Copies of documents in various hands, and original letters. (1) 'Cahyer general des deputes de la religion et la response, 1625', docketed 'receaved Aug. 8. 1625'; includes 21 demands, with the responses to each; (2) 'Copie de la lettre de Mrs les ambrs du Roy de la Gra. Bret. a Mrs de la Rochelle du xie feburier. 1626; the letter was signed by 'Hollande' and 'Carleton' and dated 'De Paris'; (3) 15 original letters, 1626-27, to Sir Edward Barrett, late ambassador at Paris, relating chiefly to...
Dates: 1620s
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Collection of state papers of the reigns of Queen Mary I and Queen Elizabeth I, mostly relating to the Spanish War, 1590

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.05.36
Scope and Contents The volume consists principally of copies of instructions issued to persons undertaking diplomatic missions; the name of the compiler does not appear. Contains: (1) ‘A memorial of the matters to be intreated at the colloquie to be holden at Burges, betwixt the commissioners of her majestye, that is, the viscount Montague, Mr Doctor Wotten, one of her ma’t’s privye counsell, and Mr Haddon, master of requests, of the one part, and the commissioners of the kinge of Spayne on the other, made at...
Dates: 1590
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Collection of tracts and other writings, Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.88
Scope and Contents (1)-(5) ‘Prælectiones Mosis Amyraldi professoris, in diversos locos SS. habitæ’, all apparently copied in the same hand, which is similar to that in MS Dd.10.40, (1) ‘In c. 24 Evang. S. Matth’, (2) ‘Expositio cap. 12 Evang. S. Matth’, also ‘In Marc. c. 9, v. 48. prælectio’, (3) ‘Prælectio in Apocal. cap. 22. v. 1.’ and other passages, bearing the date Jan. 1661 (4) ‘Prælectiones in capp. i. ii. Ep. ad Romanos’, bearing the date 25 May 1660, (5) ‘Explicatio divv. locorum in primâ ad Corinth....
Dates: Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Collection of tracts, speeches and other writings, Fifteenth to eighteenth centuries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.87
Scope and Contents (1) Debates in the house of commons, 1680, on the exclusion bill; (2) ‘M. T. Ciceronis synonyma’, ‘Ex Cod. Lat. MS. n.138. Arundel’ (lexicon), copied in a hand perhaps as late as the eighteenth century; (3) account of proceedings at the Council at Whitehall, 6 July 1616, concerning Commendams, with a list of those present; (4) ‘Expositio sequentiarum secundum usum Sarum’, fifteenth century; (5) law tract, ‘Comendum [sic] case, xxiiio Oct. 1616’, or ‘Notes of Baron Bromley’s arguments in the...
Dates: Fifteenth to eighteenth centuries
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copies of documents respecting the condition of Flanders, Genoa and other places and their connection with England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.01.29
Scope and Contents (1) ‘Relatione di Fiandra, cioe di quelle provintie che restano sotto l’obidienza delli sermi arciduchi Alberto et donna Isabella infanta di Spagna, fatta dal cardl Bentivoglio in tempo della sua legatione approsso l’ medmo a[r]ciduchi, inviata a Roma all illmo card. Borghese Nipote d’ papa Pauolo Vo’; the text differs somewhat from that published in ‘Opere storiche del cardinal Bentivoglio’ (Milan, 1806), volume I, pp. 133-224; (2) ‘Lettere del illmo signr. card. Bentivogli scritte a diversi...
Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copies of legal, diplomatic and political documents from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.20
Scope and Contents (1) 'Placita concilii in Farnamensi castello, 17 Augusti A. D. 1569. presentibus Duce Norfolchiæ, Comite Bedfordiæ, Comite Lecestriæ, Regii Cubiculi Præfecto, Domino Secretario'; (2) 'Responsio magno aceruo articulorum quos Burgosius quidam Hispani oratoris familiaris eius Leganti nomine, secretioria consillis Dominis obtulit. 1569; (3) (a) 'Articuli a D. Francisco Geraldi equite secritoris consilii dominis regis Lusitani nomini propositi anno dni 1571. Mensis Januarij'; (b) 'Responsio...
Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copies of published documents relating to Frederick V, palatine of the Rhine, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.13
Scope and Contents Copies of: (1) ‘Secretissima instructio Gallo-Brittano-Batava Frederico V. palatino Rheni et electori data ex Gallico sermone conversa, et nunc bono publico in lucem evulgata ... A. D. 1620’; (2) ‘Altera secretissima instructio Gallo-Brittano-Batava Frederico V. data ex Belgica in Latinam linguam versa, et optimo publico evulgata. Hagæ Comitis, permissu senatus, A. D. 1626’.
Dates: Early seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Geneological tables, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ms Ee.02.14
Scope and Contents 'Genealogical tables of the kings of England from William I to Richard III.
Dates: Late sixteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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George Badger: Letters and papers concerning Muscat, Zanzibar, Aden, Persia and Egypt, and East Africa and the slave trade

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2906-2910
Scope and Contents A collection of papers compiled by or for George Badger relating to his work on various diplomatic missions in Oman (Muscat), Egypt and Zanzibar. Includes correspondence, both official and otherwise; official reports and memoranda, some from the Indian government; maps and plans.
Dates: 1855-1873
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Imperial commission, 1543

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.72.08
Scope and Contents Commission from the Emperor Charles V to concert measures with King Henry VIII for carrying on the war against France; with the seal attached.
Dates: 1543
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Instructions for Sir Henry Unton, 1595

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.11
Scope and Contents Instructions for Sr Henrye Unton knight sent ambassadour unto the Frenche kinge to treat uppon ye severall points and matters therein contayned'. Above this endorsement are '25 Decembris 1595', 'M. of my instructiones for ffrance' and 'Abstracted the 25 att Dover'.
Dates: 1595
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Italian writings on Venice in 1618

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4446
Scope and Contents 'Congiura dei Spagnuoli contro la republica di Venezia' and other writings relating to Venice in 1618.
Dates: 1700 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Holroyd-Doveton: notes and correspondence relating to Maxim Litvinov

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10406
Scope and Contents Notes and correspondence of John Holroyd-Doveton relating to research for his book 'Maxim Litvinov: a biography' (Newton Abbot: Woodlands, [2013?]), including correspondence with and recollections by Litvinov's daughter Tanya. Litvinov.
Dates: 2002-2004 and undated
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John Ward: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6157
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of John Ward, including letters from W.E. Gladstone; Charles, 2nd Viscount Canning; Henry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston; and Sir William Hutt.
Dates: 1815-1885
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters and memoirs of cardinal Mazarin, Late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.05.01
Scope and Contents ‘Lettres and memoires de Mr. le cardinal de Mazarin a Mrs. Le Tellier et de Lionne contenans le secret de la negociation de la paix des Pyrenées dans les conferences tenues a St. Jean de Luiz entre le dit seigr cardinal et Dom Louis d’Haro ministre d’Espagne, en 1659’; ‘Il y a au commencement plusieurs lettres tres belles et curieuses du dit seigr cardinal ecrites au roy et a la reine pendant son voyage’.
Dates: Late seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Marco Foscarini: Account of his Embassy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7567
Scope and Contents 'L'Ambasciata di Marco Foscarini, Ambasciatore Extraordnario alla corte di Torino', Foscarini's account of his embassy, 1743 (xxviii + 184 pages).
Dates: 1743
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Oliver Ridsdale Baldwin, 2nd Earl Baldwin of Bewdley: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9735
Scope and Contents This catalogue lists the papers of Oliver Ridsdale Baldwin ('ORB'), elder son of Stanley and Lucy Baldwin, and brother of Windham Baldwin; and also includes groups of letters from him to his parents and (of particular interest) to his companion of thirty-five years, John Parke Boyle. They illuminate all the main aspects of his career: as a soldier in both World Wars, as Labour politician, author, journalist, film critic, and as Governor of the Leeward Islands. The papers have been used...
Dates: 1899-2003 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers concerning General Charles George Gordon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8128
Scope and Contents Material relating to General Gordon's visit to China in 1880, mainly correspondence between his brother Sir Henry Gordon and Thomas Wade. The papers concern the controversy attached to Gordon's visit, such as H.W. Gordon's claim that Wade and others had encouraged Li Hung-Chang to rebel against the government in Peking, which Wade denied.The collection concerns General Charles George Gordon (1833-1885) and his visit China in 1880, which was prompted by a telegram he received from Sir...
Dates: 1880-1886 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers regarding the Treaty of Succession and Barrier

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6574
Scope and Contents A series of papers dealing with the Treaty of Succession and Barrier between Great Britain and the Netherlands, 1713, written in four hands, 37 folios: (fo. 1) 1st hand, United Provinces Council of State: Ordinance, 31 October 1710, English translation; (fo. 3) 2nd hand, in Latin, Treaty of Succession and Barrier: separate article concluded 19 January 1713, printed; (fo. 50) 3rd hand, in English, Adriaan van der Hooghe van Brossele: 'Remarks on the Project of the Treaty of Succession and...
Dates: 1710-1713
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Princess Sophia Dorothea: Correspondence with Count Philip Christopher Graf von Königsmark

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4483
Scope and Contents Transcripts and photographs of correspondence between Princess Sophia Dorothea and Count Philip Christopher Graf von Königsmark, 1690, made for A.W. Ward, c. 1909. There are also 15 letters to Ward from various English and German correspondents, 1888-1909.
Dates: 1888-1909 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ralph Abercromby, 2nd Lord Dunfermline: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6627
Scope and Contents A series of letters mostly addressed to Ralph Abercromby when he was British Minister in Turin. The majority are from Marquis Massimo d'Azeglio, President of the Council of the King of Sardinia. On a fly-leaf is a numbered list of the letters from the Marquis Massimo d'Azeglio, and a list of the contents of the volume, both in Lord Dunfermline's hand.
Dates: 1850-1852
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7490
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of official papers from the last phase of Mayo's political career. The papers cover most aspects of policy-making and execution: military, diplomatic and security matters, economic policy, transport and communications, agriculture, famine relief and health, the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to India during 1869 and 1870, and Mayo's assassination. Some papers also provide insights into the working relationships amongst officials and amongst members of the...
Dates: 1868-1872
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine: Diary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6571
Dates: 1686-1693
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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