Transactions of Parliament : manuscript, [16--]


England and Wales. Parliament. Transactions of Parliament : manuscript, [16--]

Transactions of Parliament : manuscript, [16--]

Transactions for the year 1628 with portrait etchings of principal speakers, such as Sir Thomas Wentworth, King Charles I, and John Selden. Pasted at front is an argument presented by Judge George Crooke [sic], 14 April 1638.

1 v. (184 leaves), 6 items (29 cm. or smaller) ; 29 cm.

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