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Protestants versus the Catholics...
Item # 558750
August 16, 1681
THE IMPARTIAL PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, England, August 16, 1681
* Very rare 17th century title
* Protestants vs. Catholics
This single-sheet newspaper is a fascinating paper published during this time of struggle between Catholics and Protestants in government. The front page has several items similar to: "...They set out at large the great increase of Papists in that Kingdom of lates years...that for the better security of the Protestant Religion, the sheriffs..." with more. Also: "...letters that mention that the French King was lately taken on a sudden with an extraordinary fit of vomitting, not without suspition of his being Poisoned...".
Measures about 8 by 12 inches, and in great condition with wide, untrimmed margins.