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, - The Tryal of Charles Lord Mohun, Before The House of Peers in Parliament, For the Murder of William Mountford . . . Together with The Questions in Points of Law, Put by Their Lordships to the Judges; with The Arguments of my Lord Mohun's Council [etc.]

Title: The Tryal of Charles Lord Mohun, Before The House of Peers in Parliament, For the Murder of William Mountford . . . Together with The Questions in Points of Law, Put by Their Lordships to the Judges; with The Arguments of my Lord Mohun's Council [etc.]
Description: London Published by Command of the House of Peers [etc.] 1693. Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, definite browning and a bit of minor marginal staining, else a good copy, with a portrait of Mohun tipped in. The sole contemporary account of "the most outrageous of all Mohun's affrays", as he and a companion sought to "trepan" or carry off the actress, Anne Bracegirdle, leading to her defender's murder, Mohun's trial and, to much alarm, his acquittal

Keywords: trials criminal law House of Lords

Price: US$ 450.00 Seller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
- Book number: 78763


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