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Downing, Sir George (1623-1684) 1st Baronet Soldier and Politician

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Surname: Downing
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: George
Gender: Male
Date: ?1623-1684
Title: Baron Downing
History: Soldier & politician. Served Cromwell & Charles II. Headed movement for offering crown to Cromwell. Member of Parliament during Commonwealth & after Restoration for Edinburgh, Carlisle & Haddington & Morpeth. Baronet, 1663. Resident in The Hague 1671-72
Biography: ODNB link for Downing, Sir George (1623-1684) 1st Baronet Soldier and Politician
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274929 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P162542 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir George Downing
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1644-82: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
2
1661-62: letters to Sir Edward Nicholas
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
1664-67: letters to Sir William Temple
Oxford University: All Souls College
See Paul Morgan, Oxford libraries outside the Bodleian 1980

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