Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: E703001-002

The Coventry Letter, 1686, on Acts of Settlement and Explanation

Author: Sir Richard Nagle

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John T. Gilbert

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber , Janet Crawford

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 3845 words


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  1. Historical Manuscripts Commission, Ormonde, MSS n.s. vii, 464-470.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. John T. Gilbert, The Coventry Letter, 1686, on Acts of Settlement and Explanation in A Jacobite narrative of the war in Ireland. , Shannon, Shannon University Press (1971) ((First published 1892)) page 193–201


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Created: by Sir Richard Nagle (1686)

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Language: [EN] The text is in English.
Language: [LA] Some phrases are in Latin.
Language: [FR] Some phrases are in French.

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