Lot 175The Highland Rebellion 1745 The Whole Proceedings in...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm

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The Highland Rebellion 1745 The Whole Proceedings in the House of Peers upon the indictments against William Earl of Kilmarnock, George Earl of Cromertie and Arthur Lord Balmerino. Printed transcript of the trials of the three most prominent of ‘Bonnie’ Prince Charlie’s Lieutenants who were captured in the aftermath of the Battle of Culloden. Folio 39pp, one small area of damage to one page affecting a few words only, disbound, otherwise good. All three were sentenced to be hanged drawn and quartered. The spot in London where Balmerino was executed is marked with a plaque recording the event. Contemporaneous material relating to the Highland Rebellion is now becoming somewhat uncommon on the market

Guide Price: £500.00 - £700.00

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