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Trial of King Charles the First / edited by J. G. Muddiman, M. A. (Oxon.}.

Author/Creator:
Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649.
Other Title:
King Charles the First
Trial of Charles I
Edition:
Special ed.
Publication:
[Birmingham, Alabama : The Notable Trials Library Division of Gryphon Editions, Inc., ©1990, c1928.]
Series:
Notable trials library.
The notable trials library
Format/Description:
Book
[8], xii, [6], 262, [6] pages, [14] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Great Britain -- History -- Charles I, 1625-1649 -- Sources.
Trials (Treason) -- Great Britain.
Trials (Treason).
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
History.
Sources.
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
Sources.
Contents:
Section I. Introduction; Omens; "To your tents, O Israel"; The King a captive; Abduction of the King; The flight to the Isle of Wight; The King a close prisoner; Walker's literary frauds; The last attempt to escape; The final abduction of the King; The army occupies London; Pride's purge; The King at Windsor; An 'ordinance' rejected; An 'act' for the trial of the King; The London minister and Hugh Peters
Section II. The Trial. The first day's trial, 20th January, 1659; The second day's trail, 22nd January; The third day's trial, 23rd January; The last day, 27th January; Bradshawe sentences the King
Section III. The Execution of the King. The King's last hours; The White King's funeral; Who beheaded the King?; The fate of the regicides; King Charles the Martyr.
Notes:
Trial for treason before the High Court of Justice for the trying and judging of Charles Stuart, King of England, January, 1649.
"The present book, therefore, is based upon the work of the journalists of the time, and the work of the other writers of those days has been utilised, partly to fill in details not described in the periodicals, and partly to corroborate them where corroboration is necessary."--Preface.
"Bibliography of reports of the trial": pages xvii-xviii.
Includes index.
"This special edition of ... has been privately printed for the members of the Notable Trials Library by Arcata Graphics/Kingsport. The introduction was written for this edition by Alan M. Dershowitz ... Film was prepared from the first English edition 0f 1928. New type matter was composed by P&M Typesetting, Inc. in Caledonia. The text paper was especially made for this edition by the P. H. Glatfelter Company. The volume has been quarter-bound in genuine leather by Arcata Graphics/Sherwood. Endleaves are a specially commissioned original marbled design of Iris Nevins. Edges are gilded; the spine is stamped in 22-karat gold. Cover stampings and design of the edition by Daniel B. Bianchi and Selma Ordewer."--Colophon.
Reprint. Originally published: Edinburgh and London : William Hodge & Company, Limited, 1928.
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy has red ribbon bookmark.
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1990
1928
Contributor:
Muddiman, J. G. (Joseph George), 1862?-
Cook, John, -1660.
Dershowitz, Alan M.
Nevins, Iris.
Bianchi, Daniel Berkeley.
England and Wales. High Court of Justice for the Trying and Judging of Charles Stuart, King of England.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
24688356
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