William Lesley to the PF prefect [Antonio Barberini jr.], 1655-04-15, Rome

Title

William Lesley to the PF prefect [Antonio Barberini jr.], 1655-04-15, Rome

Subject

Scotland
Jesuits

Description

Letter from William Lesley to the prefect of PF. He writes regarding the tense political situation in Scotland, and that three priests have been imprisoned: Jesuit Grantius [Grant], CM priest Whytus [Francis White], and John Walker. Lesley writes that Vincent de Paul has already taken action and asked the queen of France to intercede. Its noted that others are also trying to put pression on the Cromwelian government, to release the priests. The letter states that Lesley has been informed about these developments by Robert Barclay. The letter is signed and dated 15 April 1655.
Additional comments

Creator

William Lesley

Source

APF SOCG 297, 364r-v, 369r-v

Date

1655-04-15

Contributor

Addressed to [Antonio Barberini jr.]

Format

Original, signed and dated

Language

Latin

Type

Letter

Identifier

305

Coverage

Origin: Rome
Destination: [Rome]

Citation

William Lesley, “William Lesley to the PF prefect [Antonio Barberini jr.], 1655-04-15, Rome,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed November 29, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13599.

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