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Proclamation of King James II... The Rye House Plot...
Item # 617260
July 27, 1685
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1685
* Charles II of England
* Assassination plot
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, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's