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Southwell, Sir Robert (1635-1702)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0117 MS/238
Held at: Royal Society
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Full title: Southwell, Sir Robert (1635-1702)
Date(s): 1675
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Southwell | Sir | Robert | 1635-1702 | Knight | diplomat
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1635; Education: Queen's College, Oxford; BA (1655), DCL (1677); Lincoln's Inn (admitted 1654); Career: Travelled abroad (1659-1661); Original Fellow of the Royal Society, 1663; Clerk to the Commission of Prizes (1664-1667); Clerk to the Privy Council (1664-1679); Deputy Vice-Admiral of the Provinces of Munster (1665), Vice-Admiral (1677); Envoy extraordinary to Portugal (1665-1669), Flanders (1671-1672) and to the Elector of Brandenburg (1680); Chief Commissioner of Excise (1671-1681); Commissioner for Assessment for Middlesex (1673-1680, Westminster (1677-1680), Gloucestershire (1679-1680, 1689-1690); MP for Penrhyn (1673-1679), Lostwithiel (1685-1687); Commissioner of Customs (1689-1697); Deputy-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (1689-1694); Principal Secretary of State for Ireland (1690-1702); Privy Councillor, Ireland (1690-death); endowed an almshouse for eight helpless men and women on his estate at Dromderrick, Kinsale (1682); died, 1702.


Scope and content/abstract:

Sir Robert Southwell's Lecture on water at the Royal Society, 8 Apr 1675.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Royal Society catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2009.

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