A Second Vindication of the Magistracy and Government of England, By way of Answer to the several Replies, &c.

1689. First Edition. pamphlet. [caption title]. 8 pages. Short slim 4to, modern wrappers; (dampstains on some margins, uncut). No place, no date [London, ca. 1689].

The author was the recorder of London. In this and a previous work he is against the advocates of Lord William Russell's innocence. In 1683, Lord Russell was convicted and executed for treason. He was accused of participating in the Rye House Plot to assassinate Charles II. In 1689, Parliament overturned Russell's conviction. Wing (STC) S3658. Halkett & Laing V, p. 209.

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