Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Catalogue of the nobility of England and collection of miscellaneous documents of the sixteenth century, Late sixteenth century
Collection of state papers of the reigns of Queen Mary I and Queen Elizabeth I, mostly relating to the Spanish War, 1590
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
Copies of legal, diplomatic and political documents from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Seventeenth century
Copies of published documents relating to Frederick V, palatine of the Rhine, Early seventeenth century
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’.
Diary covering Cadogan's move from London to Peking after his formal appointment to the Chinese legation in January 1934, and his first impressions of China. Subjects covered include: his knighting as KCMG at Sandringham; his journey to China on a ship; British and Chinese relations with Manchukuo [seized by Japan in 1931 following the Mukden Incident] and with Japan generally; the Burma-Yunnan frontier and relations with Chiang-Kai Shek, as well as social and family events.
Diary of Cadogan's first year in China. Subjects covered include: the ongoing difficult relationship between Japan and China and the importance of balancing British interests in the region; his promotion to Ambassador in June 1935; Cadogan's relationship with the Foreign Office and the impact of Frederick Leith-Ross' mission; the Chinese financial crisis and difficulties with journalists as well social and family events.
Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's relationship with and his role within the Foreign Office; the atmosphere within the Foreign Office and his opinions on international relations with Germany, Italy, Japan and China; the status of the Abyssinian delegation to the League of Nations and the abdication of King Edward VIII as well as social and family events.
Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Ernest Bevin and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role in the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organisation, and his pessimistic account of the progress made at delegation meetings; and comments on books read while travelling, including disparaging remarks on Douglas Goldring's "The Nineteen Twenties".
The collection contains press cuttings and correspondence relating to Sir Geoffrey's kidnap, and 8-month captivity, by the Tupamaros while he was Ambassador to Uruguay in 1971. This experience is reflected in his subsequent writings, lectures, broadcasts and interests covered in the rest of the collection. There is relatively little material on Sir Geoffrey's earlier diplomatic career.
'Genealogical tables of the kings of England from William I to Richard III.
Commission from the Emperor Charles V to concert measures with King Henry VIII for carrying on the war against France; with the seal attached.
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'.
‘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’.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.