Catalogue description Public Record Office: Transcripts of Gunpowder Plot Papers

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Details of PRO 31/6
Reference: PRO 31/6
Title: Public Record Office: Transcripts of Gunpowder Plot Papers

This series consists of a single volume of transcripts of letters and papers relating to the Gunpowder Plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605.

These transcripts were assembled and certified as correct by A J Horwood, an inspector of the Historical Manuscripts Commission.

A copy of A J Horwood's report upon them to the commissioners is bound with the transcripts at the front of the volume.

Date: 1605-1612
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 1 volume(s)
Immediate source of acquisition:

In 1870

Custodial history: At the time of the transcription the original documents were in the possession of William Phelips of Montacute House, Somersetshire.
Publication note:

See Historical Manuscripts Commission Reports I, App p 58 (London, 1870) and III, p xviii, and App p 281 (London, 1872).

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