Image Not Available

An Exact and Most Impartial Account of the Indictment. of 29 Regicides

Finch, Heneage, Earl of Nottingham,

Published by Andrew Crook, London., 1660
From CGT Co--Books (Bainbridge Island, WA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 19, 2009

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 670.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 7.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First Edition 5 3/4' x 7 1/2'; rebound in green cloth, 283 pgs., Complete from the title pg. on; some restoration to the title page, but overall clean, near VG. Finch was one of the prosecuting counsels in the trial of the Regicides of Charles I in Oct 1660. This book is the verbatim trial record, identifying speaker, question, answer for the testimonry invovling each of the Regicides. The verdict was not in question, of course, but the formalities and show of a trial were closely adhered to with the right legal mumbo-jumbo to make it all look appropriate. The executions are described at the end, pp282-83. 'On Sturday the 13 of October 1660, betwixt nine and ten of the clock in the monring, Mr. Tho. Harrison, or, Major General Harrison, according to this Sentence was upon a Hurdle drawn from newgate to the pace called Charring-Cross, where within certain Railes lately there made a Gibbet was erected, and he hanged with his face looking towards the Banqueting house at Whitehall (the place where our late Soveraign of eternal memory was sacrificed) being half dead, he was cut down by the common Executioner, his privy members cut off before his eyss, his Bowels bu;rned, his Head severed from his Bodie, and his body divided into Quarters, which were returned back to Newgate upon the same Hurdle that carried it. His head has since set on a Pole on the top of the South-East end of Westminster Hall, looking towards London. The quarters of his Body are in like manner exposed upom sopme of the City Gates.' And so forth for each, although in several cases his gracious Majesty Cjharles II allowed the body to be buried. Photographs and further details about the condition of the book can be obtained by email by contacting bookseller. Bookseller Inventory # HF15097

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: An Exact and Most Impartial Account of the ...

Publisher: Andrew Crook, London.

Publication Date: 1660

Store Description

Presently internet orders only.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Since we have seen the book and you have not, all books may be returned for any
reason. Please email questions concerning the condition of the book or to verify
availability prior to ordering. WA residents please anticipate 9% sales tax.

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. ABE shipping costs are based on small modern books weighing 2.2 lb, or 1 kg. However antiquarian books require more protection which adds to the shipping weight. If your book order is rare, heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra charges for shipping are required. Insurance costs for valuable books are in addition to the stated shipping cost, since insurance is not included in the standard ABE shipping estimates. To be insured, international shipments must be by Priority Mail. Additional insurance may need to be added to the default Priority cost.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express