Franklin

The marine mercury. Or, A true relation of the strange appearance of a man-fish about three miles within the river of Thames, having a musket in one hand, and a petition in the other. [microform] : Credibly reported by six saylors, who both saw and talkt with the monster, whose names here following are inserted. Whereunto is added a relation how Sir Simon Heartley with his company gave battell to a company of rebels, and slew 500. tooke 4. colours, and routed 1500. more: this being performed on the 6. of Ianuary. 1641. The saylors names: Nicholas Trandcrow. Iosias Otter. Humfrey Hearnshaw. Alexander Waterrat. Sim. Seamanle. Tim. Bywater. Written by Iohn Hare, Gent.

Author/Creator:
Hare, John, 17th cent.
Publication:
[London : s.n.], Printed in the yeare, 1642.
Format/Description:
Microformat
[8] p.
Series:
Thomason Tracts ; 23:E.131[26].
Status/Location:
Loading...

Get It

Details

Other Title:
True relation of the strange appearance of a man-fish about three miles within the river of Thames, having a musket in one hand, and a petition in the other.
Subjects:
Heartley, Simon, Sir.
Local subjects:
Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Early works to 1800. (search)
Ireland -- History -- Rebellion of 1641 -- Early works to 1800. (search)
Notes:
"Sir Simon Heartley" is evidently an error for Sir Simon Harcourt.
A satire?.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1977. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Thomason Tracts ; 23:E.131[26]). s1977 miun a
Cited in:
Wing (2nd ed.) H763.
Thomason E.131[26].
OCLC:
61373035