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Berkeley barony. Claim to the barony

Reference code
MSS/0741
Title
Berkeley barony. Claim to the barony
Date
12 May, 14 June and 7 July 1830
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; pp. 323. Folio. Brown pasteboard.
Scope and content
Copy of the speech by Henry Brougham (1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Lord Chancellor 1830-4) to the Lords Committee for Privileges on behalf of Col. William Fitzhardinge Berkeley of Berkeley Castle summing up his claim to the Barony of Berkeley by tenure; 12 May, 14 June and 7 July 1830. The petitioner was created Baron Segrave, 1831, and the claim was not further prosecuted. See GEC, II, 121.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/741