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Proclamation of King James II... The Rye House Plot...
Item # 556806
July 27, 1685
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1685 The prominent content is the front page "Proclamation" of King James II regarding the summons for potential traitors involved in the historic Rye House Plot. 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...suspected of several traitorous practices & conspiracies against us & our government, & who are fled & do abscond themselves..." with more (see)
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's