NLW MS 10774E.
- 1642-1868 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Presented by the Hon. Mrs Anne Gwendolyn Brodrick, Coed Coch, to St. Asaph Cathedral Library, March, 1922.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
The Very Rev. J. C. Du Buisson, Dean of St Asaph; Purchase; July 1936.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
An album of about one hundred and fifty autographs of royalty and of distinguished politicians, public men, and clergy, mainly of the nineteenth century, and mainly collected by Colonel John Lloyd Wynne, Coed Coch, Abergele. Included are a holograph letter, 11 September, 1642, from [Sir] Edw[ard] Nicholas, secretary of state, from Nottingham, to Walter Long, surveyor to the king, at Whitehall (references to the Marquis of Hertford's forces, the movements of the King, the growth of the Army, etc.); an autograph letter, in Latin, 3 December, 1658, from King Charles II from Brussells, to King Frederick of Denmark (the recipient's success against the Dutch); and holograph letters or cut-away autographs of, among others, King George [III or IV], Queen Victoria, Edward Harley, 5th Earl of Oxford, Alexander Chalmers, 1805, Thomas Orde-Powlett, 1st Baron Bolton, 1813, Edward Pellew, 1st viscount Exmouth, 1818, Charles Grey, 2nd earl Grey, 1833, Joseph Wolff, missionary, 1835, William Lamb, 2nd viscount Melbourne, 1836, Augustus Frederick, duke of Sussex, 1837, Daniel O'Connell, 1838, Sir robert Peel, 2nd bart., 1839, Sydney Smith, canon of St. Pauls, 1840, William Howley, archbishop of Canterbury, 1843, Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman, cardinal archbishop of Westminster, 1859, Lord John Russell, 1st earl Russell, 1861, Louis Phillippe, duke of Orleans, from Claremont, 1861-3, Edward George Geffrey Smith Stanley, 14th earl of Derby, 1862, Granville George Levenson-Gower, 2nd earl Granville, 1862, Lord John George Beresford, archbishop of Armagh, 1862, Francis Jeune, bishop of Peterborough, 1865, Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1868, Richard Chenevix Trench, archbishop of Dublin, 1868, Henry John Temple, 3rd viscount Palmerston, John Bird Summer, archbishop of Canterbury, Samuel Wilberforce, bishop of Oxford, Richard Whately, archbishop of Dublin, etc.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, French, Latin.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961), p. 245.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 10774E.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 (Subject)
- Somerset, William Seymour, Duke of, 1588-1660 (Subject)
- Wynne, John Lloyd, Trovarth and Coed Coch, 1807-1887 (Subject)
- Nicholas, Edward, Sir, 1593-1669 (Subject)
- Long, Walter, ca. 1591-1672 (Subject)
- Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685 (Subject)
- Frederick, III, King of Denmark and Norway, 1609-1670 (Subject)
- George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820 (Subject)
- George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830 (Subject)
- Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 (Subject)
- Grey, Charles Grey, Earl, 1764-1845 (Subject)
- Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848 (Subject)
- Howley, William, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1766-1848 (Subject)
- Beresford, John George de la Poer, 1773-1862 (Subject)
- Wilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873 (Subject)
- Whately, Richard, 1787-1863 (Subject)
- Peel, Robert, 1788-1850 (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Bethan Ifan for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.