Item 4 - Bishop Cary-Elwes to Mgr Godfrey, Rome: Letter of Introduction for Cmdr & Mrs Huddleston

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA40-a-00-01-4

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Bishop Cary-Elwes to Mgr Godfrey, Rome: Letter of Introduction for Cmdr & Mrs Huddleston

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  • 16 March 1931 (Creation)

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1 side typescript; copy

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(5 February 1868 (born) to 1 May 1932 (died))

Biographical history

Born: Nice, France on 5 February 1868
Parents: Valentine Dudley Henry Cary Elwes & (second) wife Alice Geraldine née Ward
Ordained: 30 May 1896
Bishop: Diocese of Northampton from 21 November 1921 to 1 May 1932; consecration 15 December 1921 [principal consecrator was Cardinal Francis Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop Arthur Doubleday of Brentwood and Bishop Thomas Dunn of Nottingham]
Dies: 1 May 1932, aged 64,
Buried: Great Billing, Northamptonshire

Archival history

Accession: 5979/2004; 2016 catalogue: XNP 2 Cambridge 38

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Northampton Diocese Archive

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Letter to introduce Commander & Mrs Eyre Huddleston who are spending Easter in Rome and would like to attend Holy Father's private Mass. "I am sure you will do what you can, as the Verabile (sic) always does, to help distinguished Englishment who do their duty in Rome."

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127mm x 203mm

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PA40a

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Draft

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Minimal

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