Two letters one from Dublin in Ireland [dated: Sept. 12, 1649], and the other from Liverpoole [dated: 14 Septem., 1649]. :
Of a bloody fight in Ireland, at the taking of Drogheda by the Lord Lieutenant Cromwell. VVith the particulars of the said fight: and a list of the chief commanders slaine, and sixteen of their heads brought from thence to Dublin. Also the Lord Inchequins message to the Lord Cromwell, and a whole narrative of the affaires of Ireland, and proceedings of the armies, and offers for delivering Prince Rupert, and his brother prisoners to the Parliament. Reader the act of regulating of printing being not yet published, I know not what it injoyns, nor to whom to go for Licence, but when it is made known, I shall be very observable to the rules therein expressed, but this being such extraordinary good newes I thought it my duty to publish it to stop the mouthes of malignants.
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London : printed for Robert Ibbitson in Smithfield near the Queens head Tavern, 1649.
Includes a daily journal of Cromwells actions from 17 August to 12 September 1649, when Cromwell's forces entered Drogheda, killing "neer 3000" and "putting all to the sword that were in the streets".
Physical description: , 6 p. ; 4to.
Citations/References: Wing (2nd ed.), T3469
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