Vol. 136: Constable of Everingham Estate Correspondence

Vol. 136: Constable of Everingham Estate Correspondence

Volume CXXXI of The Yorkshire Archaeological Society Record Series is for the year 1974. 

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The volume features the correspondence between Sir Marmaduke Constable of Everingham Hall (East Riding) and his chaplain, Dom John Bede Potts, who from 1726, became the supervisor of his estate and business affairs.Sir Marmaduke, a leading member of the Catholic landed gentry in Yorkshire, left Everingham in 1730 for a continental tour. He only after Pott’s death in 1743. The correspondence provides a rare two-sided picture of circumstances on a medium-sized estate in the early 18th century. Moreover, the letters form part of an extensive collection of family papers preserved by the Constables and their successors. 

  • Size 212 x1 36mm
  • Format Hardback
  • Pages 186
  • ISBN 9780902122307
  • Editor Peter Roebuck
  • Year 1976