The Tryal of George Earl of Wintoun, Upon the Articles of Impeachment of High Treason; Exhibited Against Him by the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses in Parliament in Westminster-Hall, on Thursday the 15th, Friday the 16th, and Monday the

The Tryal of George Earl of Wintoun, Upon the Articles of Impeachment of High Treason; Exhibited Against Him by the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses in Parliament in Westminster-Hall, on Thursday the 15th, Friday the 16th, and Monday the

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1716 edition. Excerpt: ...the Question being brought up to the Lord High Steward by the Clerk, L. H. Steward. The Question my Lord asks is, Whether he was concern'd in making any Capitulation, or knew any thing about it? Gen. Carpenter. Not that I know of:, it is impossible for me to know, except by Hearsay: He was not the Person treated with, I treated with my Lord "Derwmtwater and one of the MackintoJtis so that I know nothing of his being concerned in any manner of Treaty. L. H. Steward. You hear the Answer. Sir 7 Jekyll. We beg leave to call General Wills. L. Wintoun. I desire to ask my Lord Forrester a Question.. L. H. Steward. My Lord Wmtoun desires to propose a Question to my Lord Forre(ler. '-Sir J. Jekyll. Tho' that be out of Method, yet we dan't oppose it, L. H. steward. Bring up the Question. My Lord, the Question my Lord Wmtoun Wtntoun proposes is, Whether he had any Sword or Arms when he first saw your Lordship at 'Preston? L. Forrester. I don't remember I had a Sword from him, I can't tell whether he had a Sword about him, for he had a great Coat on j but I remember I took Bone from Jrina, I had only the two Cases of Pistols which he gave me. L. H. Steward. He could not tell whether you had a Sword about you, you had a great Coat that he could not well see; but he remembers he took none from you, only the two Casses of Pistols which you gave him. L-. H. Steward. Who do you call next? Sir J. Jekyll. My Lords, we desire that General Wills may be Sworn. He was Sworn accordingly. Sir J. Jekyll. Mr. Wills pray give my Lords an Account when you came before the 1 own of Treston, and what happen'd there. Gen. Wills My Lord?, I had the Honour to Command the King's Troops that attacked the Rebels at Treston; I came before that Town the 12th of November last about...show more

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