Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
The Death of Charles II and Accession of James II. Historic Newspapers – London Gazette fine collection of approx five issues of the London Gazette providing contemporaneous reports on the last illness and subsequent death of Charles II and the proclamation and accession of James II. Covering the period February 2nd – 19th 1684 (ie 1685). The first occasion that a British newspaper had so reported on the death of the Monarch.