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Proclamation of King James II... The Rye House Plot...



Item # 556806

July 27, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, July 27, 1685  The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page Proclamation of King James II regarding the summons for potential traitors involved in the historic Rye House Plot.  Details of this famous conspiracy may be found at:  http://www.archive.org/stream/secrethistoryofr00tank (copy and paste link into your browser).  The text begins, "By the King, A Proclamation, To Summon in George Speake Esq; Francis Charlton Esq; John Wildman Esq; Henry Danvers Esq; commonly called Colonel Danvers, and John Trenchard Esq..." followed by the formal proclamation of King James II.  See images for additional text re: the proclamation.
The issue is in outstanding condition - well-inked, with almost no foxing or rubbing.

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