Day 2 Lot 694

1696 Plot To Assassinate King William III Broadside...

Auction Date: 30/10/2020 at 10am



1696 Plot To Assassinate King William III Broadside - A True Copy of the Papers delivered by Sir John Freind, and Sir William Parkyns, to the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, at Tyburn, the place of execution, April the 3rd London: printed for William Rogers at the Sun against St. Dunstan~s church in Fleet street, 1696. Sir John Friend and Sir William Parkyns were executed for their involvement in the plot to assassinate William III, although Friend knew the secret he had no actual involvement. If he had betrayed those involved he might have been spared execution. (Wing F2212). Folio Broadside, the text printed on both sides as issued. Size 7¼| × 12|

Guide Price: £500.00 - £600.00

(Not sold)