Plots Against the English Crown [Trials]. [Great Britain]. [Plots Against the Crown]. The Arraignment, Tryal and Condemnation of Robert Earl of Essex, And Henry Earl of Southampton, At Westminster the 19th of February, 1600. And in the 34th Reign of Queen Elizabeth: For Rebelliously Conspiring and Endeavouring the Subversion of the Government, By Confederacy with Tyr-Owen, That Popish Traytor and His Accomplices; Of Whom, These Following, Viz: Sir Christopher Blunt, Sir Charles Danvers, Sir Gillie Merrick and Henry Cusse Were the 5th of March Following, By a Special Commission of Oyer and Terminer, Arraigned, Condemned, And Executed. The Peers Had for Their Assistance the Learned Judges. Counsel for the Queen. Sir Henry Yelverton, The Queen's Serjeant. Sir Edward Cook, The Queens Attorney-General; Afterwards Lord Chief Justice of England. Mr. Bacon, Afterwards Lord Chancellor. London: Printed for Tho. Bassett, 1679. [ii], 30 pp. English Short-Title Catalogue R18141. [Bound with] The Tryal of Henry Baron Delamere for High Treason, In Westminster-Hall, The 14th Day of January, 1685. Before the Right Honourable George Lord Jeffreys, Baron of Wemm, Lord High Chancellour of England, Constituted Lord High Steward on that Occasion. On Which Day, After a Full Hearing, The Lord Delamere was Acquitted from All Matters Laid to His Charge. London: Printed for Dorman Newman, 1686. [ii], 87 pp. ESTC R23568. [And] [Sixteen Trials and Essays Relating to Conspiracies Against the Crown]. Folio (12" x 7-1/2"). Eighteen pamphlets bound into contemporary paneled calf, rebacked in period style with raised bands and lettering piece. A few light scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges mended. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light soiling to a few leaves. Large early owner signatures of the Earl of Dartmouth to front pastedown and title pages (or preceding blank) of each pamphlet, which are also numbered in his hand, some signatures and numbers affected by trimming, manuscript table of contents in his hand to front free endpaper, doodles to a few other leaves, later bookseller note laid in. A unique collection with an interesting provenance. $5,000. * This volume collects seventeen pamphlets relating to seventeenth-century plots against the E.
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