Novissima Straffordii, sive Quaestio Straffordiana [manuscript], ca. 1650.

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Wright, Abraham, 1611-1690. Novissima Straffordii, sive Quaestio Straffordiana [manuscript], ca. 1650.

Novissima Straffordii, sive Quaestio Straffordiana [manuscript], ca. 1650.

Latin account of the trial and execution of the Earl of Strafford, 1640-1. With an English translation by the author's son, James Wright.

25 p., 30 leaves.

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