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A harsh issue of this title...
Item # 638032
January 20, 1682
THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Jan. 20, 1681/2 (double-dated depending on which calendar was used)
* Newspaper from the 17th century
* Rare variant title
An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. The theme of this issue is a harsh one: "The Cardinals vote, that if a Pope be negligent or unfit to govern, he may have Curators plac'd over him. Pope Urban the Sixth drowns five Cardinals in Sacks. He dies. Boniface the Ninth succeeds him."
Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant".
Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's