The Tryal of Edward Coleman, Gent. for Conspiring the Death of the King
Title continues: "and the Subversion of the Government of England, and the Protestant Religion: Who upon Full Evidence was found Guilty of High Treason, And received Sentence accordingly, on Thursday November the 28th 1678." Edward Coleman (1636-78) was a Catholic courtier under Charles II, placed on trial for treason after being implicated by Titus Oates in the Popish Plot. The trial took place under Lord Chief Justice William Scroggs. This was the first major trial of the Popish Plot, which led to the execution of Coleman and many others. Coleman's last words and brutal execution described on the last page. Wing T2185.
Edition: First Edition
Date Published: 1678
Place Published: London
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 104  p. 30 cm. A little label residue on the last leaf. Occasional foxing. Overall very neat and clean.