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Item #79570 The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye. Manuscript, Trials, Henry Compton, Defendant.
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...
The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...

The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye...

Reports of Trials Concerning the Stuart Kings, One a Manuscript Version that Differs from the Printed Account [Trials]. [Manuscript]. Compton, Henry [c.1632-1712], Defendant. The Proceedings of the Lords Commissioners Appointed by His Ma'tye to Inspect All Ecc'tiall Affyrs and Persons &c Against Henry Lord Bishop of London [caption title]. [London, 1686]. [29] pp. Correction-free fair copy in an elegant hand. [Bound between] Sancroft, William [1617-1693], Principal Defendant. The Proceedings and Tryal in the Case of The Most Reverend Father in God William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, And the Right Reverend Fathers in God, William Lord Bishop of St. Asaph, Francis Lord Bishop of Ely, John Lord Bishop of Chichester, Thomas Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells, Thomas Lord Bishop of Peterborough, And Jonathan Lord Bishop of Bristol. In the Court of Kings-Bench at Westminster, In Trinity-Term in the Fourth Year of the Reign of King James the Second, Annoque Dom. 1688. London: Printed for Thomas Basset....and Thomas Fox, 1689. [viii], 140 pp. Copperplate portrait frontispiece of the seven bishops. [And] Sidney, Algernon [1623-1683], Defendant. The Arraignment, Tryal and Condemnation of Algernon Sidney, Esq. for High-Treason. For Conspiring the Death of the King, And Intending to Raise a Rebellion in This Kingdom. Before the Right Honourable Sir George Jeffreys, Knight and Baronet, Lord Chief Justice of England at His Majesties Court of Kings-Bench at Westminster, on the 7th, 21th, and 27th of November, 1683. London: Printed for Benj. Tooke at the Ship, 1684. [iv], 67 pp. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt arms of Benjamin Fletcher to boards, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece. Moderate rubbing to boards, which are partially detached, heavier rubbing to extremities, spine abraded with wear at ends, corners bumped and moderately worn, front free endpaper lacking, frontispiece of Proceedings and rear free endpaper detached and moderately edgeworn. Moderate toning to interior, faint dampstaining and light soiling in places, folds and light wear to corners of a few leaves at beginning and end of text block. $4,500. * The anti-Papal preaching of Compton, Bishop of London, enraged King James II, who, through his Ecclesiastical Commission, had him suspended from his post in 1686. A reco.

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