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The tryall and plea of James Earle of Derby, prisoner of war, before a court martiall at Chester, Octob. 1. 1651. [microform] The articles were severall particulars of treason, by his invading England, raising forces, &c. The answer is a confession of the fact. The plea is a plea of quarter, which he conceives to be a good bar to a tryall for life, by court martiall or councell of war, though not against a meer civill judicature. His plea was over-ruled by the court upon this account, that the court martiall was directed by Parliament. So that the court proceeded to sentence, only gave him a fortnights time from the first of October. From this sentence he appealeth to his Excellency the Lord Generall
Bib ID 1212750
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Derby, James Stanley, Earl of, 1607-1651
 
Description London : [s.n.], printed in the yeare, 1651 
[2], 8 p. ; 
Series

Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2180:3.

Notes

Cropped with slight loss of print.

Reproduction of the original in the Harvard University Library.

Cited In

Wing (2nd ed., 1994) T2169A

Reproduction Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1993. 1 microfilm reel 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 2180:3). 
Subjects Trials (Treason) -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Also Titled

Caption title on p. 1: Charge and articles of high treason against the Earl of Derby, with the tryal, examination, and confession, on Tuesday and Wednesday, before a court-marshal at Chester

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