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Manchester, Edward Montagu, Earl of, 1602-1671



  • Existence: 1602 - 1671

Found in 1 Record:

Evidence against and Defence of Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester

Call Number: MS P539
Overview The collection consists of two unbound quires (distinct items) containing legal charges brought in the British Parliament against the second Earl of Manchester, and his defence, regarding events of July-December 1644. Manchester, Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of, 1602-1671, defendant. Charges brought in Parliament against the Earl of Manchester as a Parliamentary general, alleging his reluctance to pursue Royalist troops between July and October 1644 and his disrespect toward the Committee of...
Dates: December 1644 or later