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From: Anne Peat <>
Subject: Re: [YKS] Yorkshire Association, 1746.
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 09:08:47 +0100
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I'm glad you found your 1746 Association _ as I said, I thought the one
I found was too late for your ladies.
But now I've learnt two more snippets of Yorkshire history!
Yes, I would think that the Archbishop's association was a reaction to
the '45' rising - which was the end of serious Stuart attempts to
regain the throne, so it probably didn't last long.
On 22 Jul 2006, at 09:05, Nancy McL wrote:
> My thanks to Anne Peat and John Hebden for their replies.
> Some concentrated Googling helped me find a reference to Archbishop
> Thomas Herring, who it was said, founded "the independent and Whiggish
> anti-Jacobite Yorkshire Association", in 1745. This must surely be
> the Association for which I found the 1746 subscription list on the
> ECCO site. Evidently formed as a reaction to the abortive attempt of
> Bonnie Prince Charlie to gain the throne?
> Subscriptions raised in the County and City of York amounted to the
> grand total of £34, 075 1s 6 3/4d.
> Nancy McLaughlin
> Burwood, Christchurch, NZ