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Papers of John Murray, 3rd Duke of Atholl

Date(s): c 1630-1774

Creator(s): Various

Scope & Content: Papers covering the 3rd Duke and Duchess of Atholl's short reign as the Lord and Lady of Mann, prior to their lord proprietary rights over the Isle of Man being vested into the British Crown, via the Isle of Man Purchase Act 1765 (also known as the Act of Revestment); the papers also focus on the impact of the Revestment on the island and its inhabitants, and matters concerning the landed estates, manorial rights and ecclesiastical patronage that the Duke and Duchess retained on the isle, following the sale.

Language: English, Anglo-Norman French, Latin

Extent: 434 items

Collection: Manuscript Archive


ID number: MS 09707/4-6

Record class: Private

Access conditions: No regulations or restrictions are implemented on this material.


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