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Bangor University
Wynn Belasyse Letters

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS CWB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Wynn Belasyse Letters

Short Title: Wynn Belasyse Letters

Creation date(s): 1788-1821

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 15 items

Name of creator(s): Lady Charlotte Wynn Belasyse


Administrative/Biographical history: Lady Charlotte Wynn Belasyse, was the eldest daughter, by his first wife, of Henry Belasyse, 2nd Earl Fauconberg (d. 1802), a favourite of George III. She married Thomas Edward Wynn, third son of Colonel Glynn Wynn of Caernarfon, brother of Sir Thomas Wynn of Glynllifon, 1st Baron Newborough. Thomas Edward Wynn took the name Belasyse.


Scope and content/abstract: This collection consists of letters formerly in the possession of Lady Charlotte Wynn Belasyse. It includes a letter, dated 1788, from King George III to Lord Fauconberg thanking him for the offer of his house at Cheltenham and letters, dated 1801, from Queen Charlotte and her daughters, Princesses Augusta, Sophia, Matilda, Mary and Caroline to Lady Charlotte Wynn congratulating her on her marriage. Also includes correspondence, dated 1820-1821, between Mr Wynn Belasyse, Lady Charlotte and Sir B. Bloomfield on Lady Charlotte's request to be granted a peerage in her own right which the king refused.


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System of arrangement: Material has been arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 15266-15280

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, November 2001.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Gentry | 18th century | Correspondence
Gentry | 19th century | Correspondence
Nobility | 18th century | Correspondence
Nobility | 19th century | Correspondence
Peerage claims | Great Britain | 19th century

Personal names
Augusta Sophia , 1768-1840 , Princess , daughter of George III , King of Great Britain
Charlotte , 1744-1818 , consort of George III , King of Great Britain
Charlotte , 1766-1828 , Queen , Consort of Frederick I , King of W├╝rttemberg
George III , 1738-1820 , King of Great Britain
Sophia , 1777-1848 , Princess
Wynn Belasyse , Charlotte , fl. 1803-1821
Wynn Belasyse , Thomas Edward , fl. 1820

Corporate names


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