Lot 387: William Iii



2015-09-16 14:07:10

Lot 387: William Iii: (1650-1702) King Of England, Scotland & Ireland 1689-1702. A Good D.S., William R, As King, At The Head, One Page, Folio, Court At Kensington, 1St June 1699. The Manuscript Document Is Addressed To Edward, Earl Of Jersey, ('Ranger Of Our Park, Called Hide Park') And States, In Part, 'We Do Intend To Increase The Stock Of Deer In Our Park, Called Hide Park:€¦And We Do Hereby Direct That There Be A Restraint Upon The Said Park For This Buck Or Doe Season, So As That No Deer Be Kill'D There Except By Our Particular Warrant….' With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Very Light, Minor Age Wear And A Few Light Stains, Only Very Slightly Affecting A Few Words Of Text But Not The Signature, Otherwise Vg Edward Villiers (C.1656-1711) 1St Earl Of Jersey. English Nobleman And Knight Marshal. Secretary Of State For The Southern Department 1699-1700 And Lord Chamberlain 1700-04. In 1689, When King William Iii Moved His Residence To Kensington Palace On The Far Side Of Hyde Park, He Had A Drive Laid Out Across Its South Edge, Formerly Known As The King'S Private Road, Which Exists Today As A Wide Straight Gravelled Carriage Track Leading West From Hyde Park Corner Across The South Boundary Of Hyde Park Towards Kensington Palace. The Drive Is Now Known As Rotten Row.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £800-1200
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