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Finch, Daniel, (1647-1730), 2nd Earl of Nottingham; 6th Earl of Winchilsea, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Nottingham, 2nd Earl (Also known as)
  • Winchilsea, 6th Earl (Also known as)
Surname: Finch
Forenames: Daniel
Gender: Male
Date: 1647-1730
Title: 2nd Earl of Nottingham; 6th Earl of Winchilsea
History: Statesman. First Lord of the Admiralty, 1681-1684. Secretary of State, 1689-1693, when dismissed by William III. Again Secretary of State, 1702-1704. Succeeded to earldoms of Winchilsea in 1647, and Nottingham in 1682.
Biography: ODNB link for Finch, Daniel (1647-1730) 2nd Earl of Nottingham 7th Earl of Winchilsea, statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275963 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P134695 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Daniel Finch
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and papers
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for
NRA 9845 Finch

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [35a]
1692-1716: corresp, letter books and papers
Northamptonshire Archives Service
NRA 4485 Finch-Hatton

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [36a]
1683-1725: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
c1715: treatise on ministerial conformity and the liturgy
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
1690-93: corresp (4 vols) with William Blathwayt and Sir Robert Southwell
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
1693: letters (16) to William Blathwayt
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1691-92: corresp with Sir William Colt
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1690-93: letters to Lord Coningsby and the Lords Justices of Ireland
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 1178 Dawson
1692-93: letters to Sir Henry Goodricke and others
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
1696-99: letters (51) to Lord Halifax
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 10410 Spencer
1703-04: letters (16) to Duke of Ormonde
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1690-1707: corresp with Alexander Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
1691-95: corresp with George Stepney
The National Archives
1690-96: corresp with Sir William Trumbull
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC [75] Downshire i
1689-95: letters (5)
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 17777 Lowther

See HMC [33] Lonsdale