Lot 192Charles II – The Rye House Plot rare...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm



Charles II – The Rye House Plot rare group of printed documents relating to the Plot – the attempt to assassinate Charles II which was hatched at the Rye House in Hertfordshire in 1683. Including a printed list of the all the conspirators, 2pp folio, a little frayed at edges affecting a few words but generally intact, a printed copy of the speech given by Lord Russell given to the Sheriffs who apprehended him, 4pp folio a little fraying at edges but generally good, a printed copy of the Speech of Sir George Pudsey (who was involved in unmasking the plot), a little dusty and frayed at edged but generally good, and an edition of the London Gazette for October 29th-November 2nd 1685 carrying a report on the execution of two of the conspirators.

Guide Price: £300.00 - £400.00

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