Tryals for High-Treason, and Other Crimes; With Proceedings on Bills of Attainder, and Impeachments, for Three Hundred Years Past, to Which Are Prefix'd a Preface, Giving an Account of the Nature and Usefulness of the Work and an Volume 7

Tryals for High-Treason, and Other Crimes; With Proceedings on Bills of Attainder, and Impeachments, for Three Hundred Years Past, to Which Are Prefix'd a Preface, Giving an Account of the Nature and Usefulness of the Work and an Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1731 edition. Excerpt: ...upon you from the most Puiflant Prince, Sir Edward late King of England, Grandfather pf our Lord the King, 'at that now is, safely to keep to him and his Heirs, Kings of England, the Castle of Outhrewyk, without furrendring it to any one but to the said Grandfather, or to his said Heirs, or by Command from him or from his said Heirs: Have you, William, who are a Liegeman of our Lord the King, in Times of the fame our Lord the King who now is, true Heir to the said Grandfather, deliver'd and surrenders the same to the Page 360, Enemies of our King, without Command from him, to the Dishonour of him and his Crown, and of the Estate of his Realm of England% against your Allegiance and Undertaking aforesaid? What will you say hereunto? ' Whereupon the said William said, That he had put his Answers in Writing, and produced before them a Schedule; the Tenor of which is as followeth. To the most sage Council of our Lord the King, and to the other Lords and Commons of the 'Parliament, sheweth William de Weston, hath maliciously rendred the Castle of Outhrewyk, of which be bad the Custody $ may it please your sage andjtist discretion to have the said William excused thereof, for these Causes ensuing. First of all, may it please you to remem her, how that the said William was lately informed by a Spye that a great Tower of the Enemies would come upon him to besiege the said Castle, with very great Ordnances; whereupon he the said William, required of the said Council, that it would please them to reinforce the said Castle with more Men for the Defence and Safeguard thereof in regard that the Garrison of the said Castle that then was, were not half sufficient in respeft of Multitude to resist so great a Force, info large a (Place; he could not have...show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744314
  • 9781236744319