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The State Trial of Doctor Henry Sacheverell, Paperback / softback Book

The State Trial of Doctor Henry Sacheverell Paperback / softback

Part of the Parliamentary History Book Series series


This work offers a critical edition of original texts and documents necessary for understanding the trial s significance.

By consolidating all accounts of the trial, scholars are able to consult and compare these accounts in a readily accessible volume. * Presents critical editions of several manuscripts relating to this celebrated state trial * Demonstrates that the often cited and printed account of the trial by Jacob Tonson was incomplete and often regarded by contemporaries as a partisan production * Extensively illustrated with rare prints and drawings - most existing in only one copy and never before reproduced * Documents the intense interest of contemporary readers in the meaning of the trial and presents transcripts and illustrations of their annotations * Allow scholars to consult and compare the varying accounts of the trial in a readily accessible volume


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 322 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781444332230



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