The Tryal and Condemnation of George Borosky alias Borotzi, Christopher Vratz, and John Stern; for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Thynn, Esq; Together with the Tryal of Charles John, Count Coningsmark, as Accessary before the Fact to the same Murder...at the Sessions in the Old Bailey, Tuesday, February 28. 1681.
Date Published: 1682
Description: 56pp. 4to, modern wappers.; (light foxing). London: Thomas Basset, 1682. First Edition
Comments: Thomas Thynne was a member of parliament who was a supporter of the Duke of Monmouth and against the Duke of York, the future James II. Thynne sent six men to murder one of his wife's former suitors. Count John Konigsmark. In response, Christopher Vratz, one of Konigsmark's followers, and two other men attacked Thynne's coach. Thynne was mortally wounded. The three attackers were found guilty and executed. Konigsmark was acquitted and fled in exile. Wing (STC), T2141.Edition: First Edition
Book ID: 129498