Documents, photographs and references related to

Documents relating to the Mordaunt Family

Held by me at July 2015

John Barnard
24 Jul 2015

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MOR-1 Typescript "description of the Mordaunt Bible from A.W. Codd" (3 sides). Quotes text of manuscript entries written in a Book of Common Prayer by Elizabeth, wife of John Mordaunt who was tried for conspiring against the Protector. The entries refer to their marriage on 7 May 1657, the birth of Charles Mordaunt (4 Feb 1657-8); acquittal of her husband, 2 June 1658; birth of John Mordaunt 20 Mar 1658-9; birth of Charlot Mordaunt 21 Jun 1660; birth of Cary Mordaunt 29 Jul 1661; birth of Harry Mordaunt 29 Mar 1663; Sophia Mordaunt, born 15 Jul 1664; Louis Mordaunt, born 12 Dec 1665; Anne Mordaunt, born 5 Mar 1667; Osbert Mordaunt, born 2 Mar 1668; Osmond Mordaunt, born 13 Oct 1669; George Mordaunt, born 3 Dec 1675 Given to John Barnard by Nea Morin, circa 1980
MOR-2 Original 1638 Book of Common Prayer and Holy Bible with manuscript entries by Elizabeth Viscountess Mordaunt, as transcribed in document MOR-1. Photos taken of title pages and manuscript entries 27 Jul 2015. Held by Ian Morin
MOR-3 Anecdotes &c. of Elizabeth Viscountess Mordaunt Commencing 1656. London: F.C. & J. Rivington (1810). Printed volume bound by Lilian Taunton (paper sticker on inside cover), 137pp. "Extracts from the Lady Mordaunt's manuscript 1656". No inscriptions. Appears to be transcripts of prayers and diary entries. Photos taken of cover and title page 27 Jul 2015. [It is not clear how this relates to "The Diarie of Viscountess Mordaunt", edited by Robert Jocelyn, Earl of Roden; privately printed, Duncairn, 1856. - see item  MOR-7] Held by Ian Morin
MOR-4 Virgil Scott, I, John Mordaunt. Pan Books, paperback (1966) [First published New York, Harcourt Brace (1964)]. Historial novel based on the life of 1st Viscount Mordaunt of Avalon, probably of dubious historical accuracy. Held by Ian Morin
MOR-5 Elizabeth Hamilton, The Old House at Walton. More About the Mordaunts. Salisbury: Michael Russell (1988). Copy signed by the author [This book is concerned with the Mordaunt Baronets, who are only very distantly related to the Earls of Peterborough] Held by Ian Morin
MOR-6 Manuscript note made by John Barnard at 17 Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, 17 Oct 1980. This appears to relate to a document seen there, though it was not among the material seen at Ian Morin's on 27 Jul 2015. The note refer to "The Proceedings of a General Court-Martial held ... Dec 1757 ... upon the Trial of Lt.-Gen. Sir John Mordaunt. Published 1758" [This work available in digitised form at https://books.google.co.uk/books
?id=JkJfAAAAcAAJ&lpg=PA8&ots=vDK50FQZUd
&dq=%22John%20Mordaunt%22%20court-martial&pg=PA1#v=onepage
&q=%22John%20Mordaunt%22%20court-martial&f=false
This John Mordaunt was the son of Lt.-Gen. Harry Mordaunt, younger brother of 3rd Earl of Peterborough
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Mordaunt_%28British_Army_officer%29
Held by John Barnard
MOR-7 Manuscript note made by John Barnard at 17 Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, 17 Oct 1980. This appears to relate to a document seen there, though it was not among the material seen at Ian Morin's on 27 Jul 2015. The note quotes from "The Diarie of Viscountess Mordaunt (edited by Robert Jocelyn, Earl of Roden; privately printed, Duncairn, 1856)" of which there is a digitised copy at https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=OZJCAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y Held by John Barnard
MOR-8Portrait print of Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough in oval frame (2 photos taken 26 Jul 2015)Held by Lady Denise Evans