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THE LIBRARY

OF

THE UNIVERSITY

OF CALIFORNIA

RIVERSIDE



THE MEMOIRS OF
ANN LADY FANSHAWE



THE MEMOIRS OF
ANN LADY FANSH AWE

WIFE OF THE RIGHT HON BLE - SIR
RICHARD FANSH AWE, BART., 1600-72
REPRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL
MANUSCRIPT IN THE POSSESSION OF
MR. EVELYN JOHN FANSHAWE OF
PARSLOES, WITH FOUR PHOTO-
GRAVURE PORTRAITS & TWENTY-
NINE OTHER REPRODUCTIONS




LONDON : JOHN LANE THE BODLEY HEAD
NEW YORK : JOHN LANE COMPANY MCMVII



PLYMOUTH : WILLIAM BKKNDON AND SON, LTP., PRINTERS



INTRODUCTORY NOTE

THE present edition of the Memoirs of
Lady Fanshawe, which were first issued
in 1829-30, by the grandfather of the
present editor, is published from an
original copy of the MSS. transcribed under the
supervision of the authoress in 1676, now in
the possession of Mr. Evelyn John Fanshawe,
of Parsloes, Essex. Mr. Fanshawe's father, the
late Mr. John Gaspard Fanshawe, devoted many
years to the collection of material relating to
the family, much of which was published by him
A^ previous to 1868 in the Miscellanea Genealogica
et Heraldica, and has been invaluable in pre-
paring the present annotated edition of the
Memoirs, a work which unfortunately he himself
was never able to undertake. A description of
the MSS., and of the various copies of it known
to exist, is contained in Appendix I, page 221,
below. As the spelling of the MSS. is not that
of Lady Fanshawe but of her amanuensis, it has
been thought best to modernize it. Her own
spelling was wonderfully phonetic and erratic,

-A

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t



vi INTRODUCTORY NOTE

as may be seen from various original writings of
hers. Otherwise the text of the MSS. has been
left untouched, except that a few corrections of
palpable errors, all indicated by brackets, have
been made in it.

Since the Memoirs form the biography of Sir
Richard Fanshawe and his wife, and the notes
appended to them embody all the fresh informa-
tion which has been gleaned from many sources
regarding them, it has not been considered
desirable to attempt any delineation of their
careers and characters by way of introduction to
the present volume. The table following this
gives the outline of the events of their lives and
times ; and from the Memoirs themselves, all who
read may learn that the husband was a high-
minded, chivalrous man of honour, against whom
not a single word of blame or depreciation has
been found in any of the records of the day, and
that the wife was a true, pure-minded woman,
who deserves to rank among the noblest of her
age, and that to no one of their times can
the words of the Memoirs (p. 17), u their
memories will remain so long as their names for
(an) honest, worthy, virtuous (man and woman)
who served God in their generation in their
several capacities," more justly apply. From
first to last Sir Richard is described as an



INTRODUCTORY NOTE vii

honourable gentleman, alike by Lord Aston,
the Marquis of Ormonde, Sir Edward Nicholas,
Sir George Radcliff, Sir Edward Hyde (Earl of
Clarendon), and the two Kings of England
whom he served. The facts of his life newly
discovered relate principally to his residence in
Spain during 1635-8 ; his service in Ireland
under the Earl of Strafford (of which Lady Fan-
shawe makes no mention) ; his passing between
the young King and the Marquis of Ormonde in
1648 and 1649, and his life in Ireland ; his service
with the King in Scotland as Secretary of State ;
his capture after the battle of Worcester, and his
treatment thereupon ; and his transactions as
Ambassador at the Courts of Portugal and Spain.
Of Lady Fanshawe's nobility of temperament
it is sufficient to note that she never records one
disparaging word of Charles II, and of her
purity of mind that she never makes a single
allusion to his mistresses, or to the open licence
of the Court at Whitehall. It is therefore a
particularly cruel circumstance that her character
should have been aspersed on three separate
occasions, once within the last fifty years, without
the least justification. These are duly noticed in
the notes to the Memoirs.

It will probably be thought by some that these
notes are of undue length. In answer to this



viii INTRODUCTORY NOTE

charge the editor can only plead that they are
intended to supply a full setting to the picture of
the Memoirs from the sides of both general
history and of family annals. To illustrate the
former he has included many facts and incidents
which are not to be found, as a rule, in the
standard works upon the seventeenth century,
especially where they have particular reference to
matters mentioned in the Memoirs. As regards
the latter, he has borne in mind that the Memoirs
are primarily a family record, and that it has long
been desired by the present members of the
family that its history down to the end of that
century should be adequately commemorated
while a deeper interest in it than is likely to be
felt by succeeding generations still survives. A
pedigree of the family down to the present time
is printed at the end of the Volume.

The present editor is under obligations to
Professor Firth and Mrs. Lomas for most kindly
pointing out to him several sources of informa-
tion, and to Major Martin Hume for various notes
on Spanish subjects, which are duly acknow-
ledged in each instance. He is also much
indebted to the courtesy of many other persons
to whom he has written for assistance on various
points. Mrs. Lomas' Introduction to the volume
of Heathcote MSS., published by the Historical



INTRODUCTORY NOTE ix

Manuscripts Commission in 1899, has been of
much help to the editor, and the value of the
papers themselves can hardly be overestimated
from the family point of view. The task of
editing has proved a very heavy one, and has
involved much search into original papers in the
British Museum, the Bodleian and Public Record
Office, as well as reference to nearly a thousand
printed volumes. That some errors will have
crept into the notes is, he fears, certain, but he
trusts that these will not be found to be either
numerous or serious.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

OF THE EVENTS CONNECTED WITH THE LIVES
OF SIR RICHARD AND LADY FANSHAWE, AND
WITH THEIR TIMES AND FAMILIES DOWN TO 1716



A.D.
1417.



1504. 20 Henry VII.



1506(c).



1509.
1533-



Henry VIII.



1535(c)-

1547. Edward VI., King.
1553- Mai 7> Queen.
1558. November. Eliza-
beth, Queen.



(5 Henry V.) First entry rela-
ting - to the Fanshawe family
in the Manor Roll of Holmes-
field, near Dronfield, North
Derbyshire.

John Fanshawe, great-grand-
father of Sir Richard, born
at Fanshawe Gate, Holmes-
field.

Henry Fanshawe, first Fan-
shawe Queen's Remem-
brancer of the Exchequer,
born.

Thomas Fanshawe, grand-
father of Sir Richard, and
second Queen's Remem-
brancer, born.

Robert Fanshawe, grandfather
of Lady Fanshawe, born.



xii CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

A.D.

1 561. Dengey Hall purchased by

Thomas Fanshawe.

1562. Confirmation of the Fanshawe

family coat-of-arms.

1563. Birch Hall, Essex, purchased

by Henry Fanshawe.

1566. Henry Fanshawe made Queen's

Remembrancer.

1567. Jenkins Manor, near Barking,

purchased by Henry Fan-
shawe.

1568. Surrender of Mary, October. Death of Henry Fan-

Queen of Scots. shawe ; his nephew, Thomas

Fanshawe,appointed Queen's
Remembrancer.

1569. Sir Henry Fanshawe, son of

Thomas Fanshawe, and of
his wife, Mary Bourchier,
and third King's Remem-
brancer, born.
1576. Thomas Fanshawe purchases

Ware Park of the Countess
of Huntingdon.

1579. The Free School of Henry

Fanshawe founded at Dron-
field.

1580. Sir Thomas Fanshawe, son of

Thomas (d. 1601), and of
Joan Smythe, and later of
Jenkins, born.
1583. William Fanshawe, son of

Thomas Fanshawe (d. 1601)
and Joan Smythe, afterwards
of Parsloes, and ancestor of
the Dengey and Parsloes
branches of the family, born.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE xiii

A.D.

1588. Spanish Armada.

1589 (c). Sir John Harrison, father of

Lady Fanshawe, born.

iggi. Margaret Fanshawe, daughter

of Robert and mother of
Lady Fanshawe, born.

1594. Sir Henry Fanshawe made

Auditor of the Duchy of
Lancaster, and about this
year marries Elizabeth,
youngest daughter of Cus-
tomer Smythe.

1596. August. Sir Thomas Fan-

shawe, k.b., later first
Viscount Fanshawe of Dro-
more, and eldest brother of
Sir Richard Fanshawe, born.

1598. Death of Lord Burleigh.

1599. Birth of Oliver Cromwell.

1600. 9 November. Charles I

born.

1601. February. Death of Thomas

Fanshawe, second Queen's
Remembrancer.
1 3 March. Sir Henry Fanshawe
appointed third Queen's Re-
membrancer.

1603. 24 March. James I,

King.

7 May. Sir Henry Fanshawe
knighted at Theobalds.

1604. April. Sir Simon Fanshawe,

elder brother of Sir Richard,
born.
1608. June. Sir Richard Fanshawe

born.



XIV
A.D.

i6og.
1612.



1616.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

Queen Henrietta

Maria born.
November. Death of

Henry Prince of

Wales.



1619.
1620 (c).



1623.



February - October.
Visit of the Prince
of Wales (Charles
I) to Madrid.



1624.



1625.



1626.



27 March. King

Charles I.
May. King marries

Queen Henrietta

Maria, daughter of

Henry IV.



March. Death of Sir Henry
Fanshawe. Sir Thomas Fan-
shawe, his son, appointed
fourth King's Remembran-
cer with others.

August. Sir John Harrison
marries Margaret Fanshawe.

William Fanshawe purchases
Parsloes, Dagenham, Essex.

Sir Richard Fanshawe sent to
Mr. Farnaby's school.



November. Sir Richard Fan-
shawe entered at Jesus Col-
lege, Cambridge, at the age
of 15! years.

19 September. Sir Thomas
Fanshawe of Jenkins, Sur-
veyor-General, knighted at
Theobalds.

25 March. Ann Fanshawe,
afterwards Lady Fanshawe,
born.



2 February. Sir Thomas Fan-
shawe made Knight of the
Bath on the coronation of
the King.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



xv



1626.








November. Sir Richard Fan-
shawe entered at the Inner


1629.








Temple.
24 June. Sir Thomas Fan-
shawe, k.b. , marries Eliza-


1630.
1631.


29 May.
born.


Charles


II


beth Cockayne.
June. Death of Lady Fan-



1632.



Case of illegality of
ship-money pro-
moted by John
Hampden.



shawe, mother of Sir Richard.

July. Grant of office of King's
Remembrancer to SirThomas
and (Sir) Simon Fanshawe
and Sir George Sandys.

17 December. Death of Sir
Thomas Fanshawe, Kt., of
Jenkins.

Sir Richard Fanshawe travels
abroad till 1635.

June. Thomas Fanshawe, the
second Sir Thomas Fan-
shawe, k.b., and second
Viscount Fanshawe of Dro-
more, born.

December. Estate of Great
Singleton, Lancashire, ac-
quired by William Fanshawe.

16 March. Death of William
Fanshawe of Parsloes.

November. Sir Richard Fan-
shawe accompanies Lord
Aston to Madrid.



XVI

A.D.

i6 3 8.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



1639. June, 1641.



1640.



1641.



13 April-5 May. Short
Parliament.

3 November. The
Long Parliament
meets, and, 8 No-
vember, votes the
arrest of the Earl
of Strafford.



23 April. House of
Commons votes the
attainder of the
Earl of Strafford.

2 May. Marriage of
the Princess Mary
and William II of
Orange.

12 May. Execution
of the Earl of Straf-
ford.



May. Sir R. Fanshawe ad
interim agent at the Court
of Spain.

September. Returns finally
from Spain to England.

Sir R. Fanshawe Secretary the
Council of War, Ireland, first
under the Earl of Strafford,
and afterwards under the
Marquis of Ormonde.

April. Sir Richard M.P. in
Irish Parliament for Bally-
nakill.



4 January. Sir John Harrison
knighted at Whitehall.

11 February. Sir Simon Fan-
shawe knighted at White-
hall.



4 July. Sir William Boteler,
Teston, Kent, husband of



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



xvn



10 January. The King-
leaves Whitehall.

22 August. Royal
Standard raised at
Nottingham.

23 October. Battle
of Edgehill.

29 October. King
enters Oxford.

16 November. Royal
forces advance to
Turnham Green.
Milton's sonnet
"When the assault
was intended to the
city."



15-26 May. Reading
besieged and taken
by the Parliament.

10-17 June. The Earl
of Essex before Ox-
ford.

18 June. Skirmish
of Chalgrove Field.



Joan, elder sister of Sir
Richard, knighted.
August. Sir R. Fanshawe
made fifth King's Remem-
brancer in place of his eldest
brother.



Sir Thomas Fanshawe, K.B.,
engaged at Edgehill.



22 February. Sir Edward Hyde
knighted at Oxford. Sir
John Harrison goes to Ox-
ford early in the year with
his daughters. Sir R. Fan-
shawe goes to the King at
Oxford in the spring.



XVU1
A.D.
1643.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



1644.



24 June. Death of
John Hampden.



14 July. The Queen
reaches Oxford.

26July. Bristol taken
by Prince Rupert.

5 September. Siegeof
Gloucester raised.

20 September. First
battle of Newbury.
Death of Lord
Falkland and of
the Earl of Car-
narvon.

December. Death of
John Pym.



17 April. The Queen
leaves Oxford.



16 June. Princess
Henrietta born at
Exeter.



July. William Harrison,
hurt in a skirmish before
Oxford, buried.



December. Sir R. Fanshawe
nominated to be Envoy in
Denmark.

February. Sir Richard Fan-
shawe nominated to be one
of the commissioners for
settling peace with the Par-
liament.

Spring. Sir R. Fanshawe
made Secretary for War to
the Prince of Wales, then
14 years old.

18 May. Sir R. Fanshawe
marries Ann Harrison at
Wolvercote Church, near
Oxford.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



xix



29 June. Battle of
Cropredy Bridge.

2 July. Battle of Mars-
ton Moor.

14 July. The Queen
sails from Fal-
mouth.

2 September. Sur-
render of the Foot
of Parliament at
Lostwithiel. King
visits Exeter.

27 October. Second
battle of Newbury.

24 November. Pub-
lication of Milton's
" Areopagitica. "

December. Forma-
tion of the Council
of the Prince of
Wales.

January. Uxbridge
negotiations.



5 March. The Prince
of Wales leaves
Oxford.

22 May-5 June.
Siege of Oxford.



Sir William Boteler killed.

Sir Simon Fanshawe engaged
and taken prisoner.



7 February. Sir Richard Fan-
shawe nominated to be Resi-
dent in Spain.

23 February. Son born to Sir
Richard and Lady Fanshawe,
in Trinity College, Oxford.
Died 10 March.

8 March (?) Sir R. Fanshawe
leaves Oxford.

15 May. Lady Fanshawe
leaves Oxford and reaches
Bristol on 20 May.



XX

A.D.
1645.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



1646.



14 June

Naseby.
3july. Siege ofTaun-

ton raised.

10 July. Battle of
Langport. Defeat
of Lord Goring.

23 July. Capture of
Bridgewater.

11 September. Bris-
tol surrendered by
Prince Rupert.

13 September. De-
feat of Marquis of
Montrose at Philip-
haugh.

14 October. Storm
of Basing House.

27 October. Petition
of Royalist officers
to the King at
Newark.

5 November. King
returns to Oxford.



16 February. Defeat

of Lord Hopton at

Torrington.
2 March. Prince of

Wales sails to Scilly

Islands.
16 April. Prince of

Wales leaves Scilly

for Jersey.



Battle of June. Lady Fanshawe at
Barnstaple. July to end of
November, at Launceston.



September. Sir R; Fanshawe
at Exeter with the Prince
of Wales.



December. Lady Fanshawe

at Truro.
February. Lady Fanshawe at

Penzance.

3 March. Lady Fanshawe
sails from Land's End, and
reaches Scilly Isles 4 March.

Sir R. and Lady Fanshawe
accompany the Prince to
Jersey.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



xxi



27 April. The King
leaves Oxford, and
reaches Newcastle
on 13 May.

20 June. Oxford sur-
renders.

25 June. The Prince
of Wales leaves
Jersey and pro-
ceeds to Paris.



28 January. The
King surrendered
by the Scots. 16
February, arrives
at Holmby House.



4 June. King carried
off from Holmby
House by the Army.



24 August to 1 1 No-
vember. King at
Hampton Court.



7 June. Daughter Ann born to
Sir R. and Lady Fanshawe.
Died 1654.



September. Sir R. and Lady
Fanshawe leave Jersey for
Caen, and Lady Fanshawe
goes to England.

January. Sir R. Fanshawe
goes to England and pe-
titions to compound on 14
January.

30 May. Son, Henry, born
to Sir Richard and Lady
Fanshawe. Died 1649.

Translation of " Pastor Fido,"
and other poems by Sir
Richard, first published.

July. Sir R. Fanshawe returns
to Jersey for a week.



September, or early October.
Sir Richard and Lady Fan-
shawe visit the King at
Hampton Court, and in Oc-
tober proceed to France.



XX11
A.D.

1647.



1648.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

10 - 11 November.
Flight of King from
Hampton Court.

14 November. Ar-
rival at Carisbrook
Castle, Isle of
Wight.



13 June-27 August.
Siege of Colchester.
Lord Capel among
the officers who
surrender.
9- 1 o J uly . Roy alis ts
under the Earl of
Holland and the
Duke of Bucking-
ham defeated at
St. Neots.
18 August. Battle

of Preston.
29-31 August. Fleet
of Prince of Wales
in the Thames.
29 September. Mar-
quis of Ormonde
lands at Cork.



February or April. Sir R. and
Lady Fanshawe return to
England, and go to Hamer-
ton, Hunts.

8 June. Son, Richard, born
to Sir Richard and Lady
Fanshawe at Hamerton.
Died 1659.

Lady Fanshawe passes through
St. Neots.



Republication of the "Pastor

Fido," etc.
Sir Richard Fanshawe on the

Fleet with the Prince.



November. Lady Fanshawe
joins her husband in Paris.
He goes to Ireland at the
end of the month, and is
made Treasurer at War to
the Fleet.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



xxin



1648.



1649.



1 December.


King


removed from Car-


isbrook to


Hurst


Castle.




6-7 December.


Pride's


Purge.




23 December.


King


brought to


Wind-


sor




19 January.


King


brought to St.


James.




20-27 January.


Trial


of the King.




30 January.


Exe-


cution of


King


Charles I.





15 August. Cromwell
lands in Ireland.

1 1 September. Storm
of Drogheda.

12 October. Storm
of Wexford.

16 October. Rising
in Cork. Irish ex-
pelled.



January. Lady Fanshawe pro-
ceeds to Calais and London.



13 February. Sir Richard Fan-
shawe learns the news of the
King's death in Kinsale.

March to middle of April. Sir
Richard Fanshawe visits
Charles II at the Hague,
and returns to Ireland.

May, first week. Lady Fan-
shawe lands at Youghall, in
Ireland, and goes to Cork.



Flight of Lady Fanshawe and
her family to Kinsale.



XXIV



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



A.D.




1649.


8 November. Death




of Earl of Ros-




common in Lim-




erick.



1650.



21 May. Marquis of
Montrose executed.

25 May. Charles II
sails from Terhey-
den, and lands at
Speymouth, in Cro-
marty Frith.

6 June. Murder of
Anthony Ascham,
agent of Parliament,
in Madrid.



3 September,
of Dunbar.



Battle



November and December. Sir
R. and Lady Fanshawe in
Limerick, and with Lady
Honora O'Brien.

January. Sir R. and Lady Fan-
shawe in Galway.

8 February. Grant of honour-
able augmentation of arms
to Sir Richard Fanshawe,
and to all members of the
Fanshawe family.

February, early. Sir R. and
Lady Fanshawe sail for
Malaga, and arrive there
early in March.

15 April. Reach Madrid.



13 July. Daughter, Elizabeth,
born to Sir R. and Lady
Fanshawe, and dies 26 July.

August, early (c). Sir R.
and Lady Fanshawe leave
Madrid.

2 September. Sir Richard Fan-
shawe created a baronet.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



XXV



4 November. Birth of

William III, Prince

of Orange.

1651. 1 January. Charles II

crowned at Scone.



31 July. King and
Scots army start
for England, and
reach Worcester on
22 August.

3 September. Battle
of Worcester.



i60ctober. Charles II
escapes from Shore-
ham to F6camp.



September, early. Sir R. and
Lady Fanshawe reach St.
Sebastian, and are ship-
wrecked near Nantes.

November, early. Sir R. and
Lady Fanshawe reach Paris.

January. Lady Fanshawe pro-
ceeds to Calais and London,
and Sir Richard to Holland,
and early in February sails
from Brill to Scotland. In
March he is in Dundee, in
April appointed Clerk of the
Council, in May is at Perth,
and in June at Stirling.

24 June. Daughter, Elizabeth,
born to Sir R. and Lady
Fanshawe. Died 1655.



4 September. Sir R. Fan-
shawe captured near New-
port.

13 September. Sir R. Fan-
shawe brought to London.
Warrant of commitment to
the Tower issued. Con-
signed to close custody at
Whitehall.



XXVI



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



A.D.
165I.



1652.



I653-



1653-



1654.



16 December. Crom-
well declared Lord
Protector.



1655-



28 November. Sir R. Fan-
shawe released on bail by
reason of severe sickness.

Translation of Horace by Sir
Richard published.

30 July. Daughter, Katherine,
born to Sir Richard and Lady
Fanshawe.

November. Fresh bail granted
to Sir R. Fanshawe.

Winter spent at Bayfordbury,
Herts.

March. Sir R. and Lady Fan-
shawe and family remove
to Tankersley, near Went-
worth, Yorkshire.

8 October. Daughter, Mar-
garet, born.



22 July. Death of daughter,
Ann, at the age of eight.

From end of August Sir R.
and Lady Fanshawe spend
six months at Hamerton,
Hunts. They spend Christ-
mas with Sir Philip and
Lady Warwick (widow of
Sir William Boteler), at
Frogpool, Kent.

Sir R. and Lady Fanshawe re-
side all the year in Chancery
Lane.

22 February. Daughter, Ann,
born.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



XXVll



1656. Jamaica captured by
the English.



1658. 28 June. The English

receive possession
of Dunkirk.
3 September. Death
of Oliver Cromwell.

1659. 22 April. Richard

Cromwell resigns
the Protectorate.



Sir Richard's translation of the
"Lusiads"of Camoens pub-
lished.

12 July. Daughter, Mary, born
to Sir R. and Lady Fan-
shawe. Died August, 1660.

September. Sir R. and Lady
Fanshawe reside at Bengeo,
near Ware Park, Herts.

August. Sir R. and Lady
Fanshawe visit Bath, and
in the autumn reside at
Friary (or Priory), Ware.

Sir Richard's "La Fida Pas-
tora " published.

24 September. Pass granted
to Sir Richard Fanshawe to
go abroad.

April -June. Correspondence
between Sir E. Hyde and
Sir R. Fanshawe. Promise
of posts of Latin Secretary
and Master of Requests to
the latter.



May. Committee of
Public Safety formed
atWallingford House.



June, early. Lady Fanshawe
and her family go to Paris.

13 October. Death of son,
Richard, at age of 11 years
4! months.

November. Sir R. Fanshawe
and Lady Fanshawe meet
King Charles II again.



XXV1U
A.D.
1659.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



1660.



Defeat of Don Luis
de Haro at the
battle of Elvas.



4 April. Declaration
of Breda.

8 May. King Charles
II proclaimed in
London.

23 May. King sails
from Scheveling,
and reaches Dover
on 25 May.

29 May. Entry into
London and White-
hall.



December. Lady Fanshawe
goes quietly to England.



January-February. Sir R. and
Lady Fanshawe at Bruges,
Ghent, and Brussels.

12 January. Letters patent for
appointment of Sir R. Fan-
shawe to the posts of Latin
Secretary and Master of
Requests.

April, at Breda ; Sir R. Fan-
shawe knighted there.

May, early, at the Hague.



23-25 May. Sir Richard
crosses in the King's ship,
his family crossing in the

Speedwell.



June. Sir R. and Lady Fan-
shawe reside in Portugal
Row, Lincoln's Inn Fields.

7 August. Letters patent re-
granting post of King's Re-
membrancer to Sir Thomas
Fanshawe and relations of
his.

10 December. Sir Thomas
Fanshawe, of Jenkins,
knighted.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



XXIX



A.D.
l66l.



23 April. King's Coro-
nation.

8 May. Opening of
the Cavalier Parlia-
ment, which lasted
till January, 1679.



15-17 April. Chapter
of the Garter at
Windsor.



1662.



January. Sir R. Fanshawe
made Chancellor pro tern.
of the Order of the Garter.

22 April. Sir Thomas Fan-
shawe the younger, of Ware,
made Knight of the Bath.

Sir R. Fanshawe, member
for Cambridge University,
elected 9 March, and Sir
Thomas Fanshawe of Ware,
k.b. , and his son (also Sir
Thomas Fanshawe, k.b.),
members for Hertford County
and Hertford Borough.

Sir R. Fanshawe acts as Chan-
cellor of the Order, and is
invested with the Garter of
the Earl of Bristol (Lord
George Digby).

20 August. Sir Thomas Fan-
shawe, k.b., senior, created
Viscount Fanshawe of Dro-
more, Ireland. Patent of
peerage dated 6 September.
Grant of Supporters dated
6 January, 1662.

September. Sir R. Fanshawe
proceeds to Portugal as
Envoy, to complete the
Portuguese match.

Christmas week. Sir R. Fan-
shawe returns to England.

22 February. Daughter, Eliza-
beth, born to Sir R. and
Lady Fanshawe.



XXX

A.D.

1662.



1663.



CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE



13 May. The Infanta,
Catherine of Bra-
ganza, lands at
Portsmouth.



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