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Diplomacy

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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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....
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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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...
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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 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...
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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Diary, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/1
Scope and Contents Diary covering Cadogan's final year as British representative to the League of Nations. Subjects covered include: the defence of the Great Wall in January [precursor of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937]; repercussions within the League of the Lytton Report and the Anglo-Persian Oil Agreement; the Geneva Disarmament Conference [1932-1934]; strong opinions on the position of the British cabinet and his colleagues; growing concern at the menace of Germany and treatment of Jewish citizens;...
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/3
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1936-01-01 - 1936-09-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/4
Scope and Contents Diary of the final few months of Cadogan's time in China and his new role as Joint Deputy Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office in 1936. Subjects covered include: his relationship with important figures within the Foreign Office when in China, such as Frederick Leith-Ross and in London; the relationship between China and Japan and meetings with Chiang Kai-Shek; the death of King George V; a meeting with King Edward VIII; problems within the Foreign Office; his trip to the Montreaux...
Dates: 1936-01-01 - 1936-09-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1936-09-09 - 1936-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/5
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1936-09-09 - 1936-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/16
Scope and Contents

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".

Dates: 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1946-01-22 - 1946-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/17
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's appointment as Permanent Representative of the UK Government to the United Nations; relationships with United Nations delegates and the Foreign Office; United Nations resolutions; Security Council negotiations on subjects including uses of the veto and withdrawal of troops from Syria, Lebanon, and Iran; discussions relating to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission and reaction to proposals of Bernard Baruch; and comments on leisure activities,...
Dates: 1946-01-22 - 1946-11-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1946-11-21 - 1947-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/18
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with United Nations committees, the British Delegation, and the Foreign Office; notes on the development of United Nations procedures and elections; the admission of new member states Yemen and Pakistan; discussions relating to United Nations Security Council resolutions and the Partition Plan for Palestine; Cadogan's attendance at working committee meetings regarding atomic energy and the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission; comments on...
Dates: 1946-11-21 - 1947-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: Issue microfilm copy only
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Diary, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/19
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relations with United Nations committees, the British Delegation, and the Foreign Office; notes on the development of United Nations procedures and the admission of new member states; discussions relating to United Nations Security council resolutions on Palestine and the India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir; ongoing discussions surrounding Eastern Europe; the Berlin Blockade; the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission; notes regarding visits to London,...
Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Issue microfilm copy only
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Diary, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/20
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relations with United Nations committees, the British Delegation, especially with Barbara Castle, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's inspection of building plans and models for the new United Nations Council Chamber; notes on progress with the United Nations Atomic Energy commission, the Commission for India and Pakistan, and the Commission for Conventional Armaments; discussions relating to United Nations Security Council resolutions on Indonesia, Palestine,...
Dates: 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Issue microfilm copy only
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Diary, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/21
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relations with members of United Nations committees; discussions surrounding China and Kashmir; Cadogan's reflections on his diary-writing and personal archive, including scrapbooks; Cadogan's retirement from the United Nations; the family's relocation to London and notes on interior decoration, shopping, and household provisioning; Cadogan's appointment to the boards of the National Provincial Bank and the Phoenix Assurance Company; meeting with Elizabeth...
Dates: 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Copy available on microfilm
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Diary, 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/22
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's relationship with Anthony Eden; meetings of the London Regional Council of the United Nations Association, with discussions on the rearmament of Germany and NATO, and comments on attendees, including Barbara Castle; Chatham House meetings on Anglo-American relations; Suez Canal Company business; English Speaking Union meetings; National Provincial Bank business; Cadogan receiving the Order of Merit; and trips to Portugal and Switzerland. Also...
Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diplomatic Career, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JAKN 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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.

Dates: 1950 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is mainly open for consultation (except for specific files indicated, chiefly in JAKN 7) by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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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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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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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