The Bloody assizes,
edited by J.G. Muddiman ...
|Main Creator:||Tutchin, John, 1661?-1707.|
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Edinburgh, London, W. Hodge & Company, Limited 
Notable British trials series ;
"The present reprint omits precisely those portions of the book to which no historian ever has paid ... the slightest attention."--Preface.
Reprint of the 5th edition, with reproduction of the original t.p.: The western martyrology; or, Bloody assizes. Containing the lives, trials, and dying-speeches of all those eminent Protestants that suffer'd in the west of England, and elsewhere, from the year 1678, to this time; together with the life and death of George L. Jeffreys. The 5th ed. ... London, Printed for J. Marshall, 1705.
The life of Jeffreys was published separately, 1689, with title: The Bloody assizes: or, A compleat history of the life of George, Lord Jefferies, and dedication signed: James Bent. "James Bent was in all probability a pseudonym adopted by [John] Dunton." cf. p. 8.
Appendix: A. Monmouth rebels tried on the western circuit, 1685.--B. Lord Jeffrey's warrant to Edward Hobbes, sheriff of Somerset.--C. Persons excepted by name in James II.'s general pardon of 10th March, 1686.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical description: 6 preliminary leaves, 250 p. : frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimile 22 cm.
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