Subfonds H - Papers of the Hawke family, Lords Hawke

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Papers of the Hawke family, Lords Hawke


  • 1682-2006 (Creation)

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Papers of the Hawke family, Lords Hawke, 1682-1824 and 1832-2006, present among the Rosse Papers because of the marriage in 1870 of the Hon. Frances Cassandra Hawke, heiress of her father, the 4th Lord Hawke, to the 4th Earl of Rosse; including some naval, administrative and political papers of Admiral Sir Edward Hawke, K.B., 1st Lord Hawke, victor of the Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1759, and First Lord of the Admiralty, 1766-71.

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