Lot 458

Great Britain – Charles I - English Civil...

Auction Date: 30/06/2021 at 10am



Great Britain – Charles I - English Civil Wars - Important Historical Publication; The Kings Cabinet Opened: Or Certain Packets Of Secret Letters & Papers Written With The Kings Own Hand And Taken In His Cabinet At Nasby-Field June 14. 1645 By Victorious Sr. Thomas Fairfax. A 56 page important historical booklet published by Special Order of Parliament in 1645. The loss of these papers relating to various secret negotiations by the duplicitous King sealed his fate more than the losing the Battle of Nasby. Particularly the letter requesting 10,000 Catholic Soldiers from Ireland, (see letter on pages 22 & 23) In later Marble Board with leather spine, size 5¾” x 7½”

Hammer Price: £560.00