OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

EXECUTION PAPERS

FRIEND, Sir John

A True Copy of the Papers delivered by Sir John Freind, and Sir William Parkyns, to the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, at Tyburn, the place of execution, April the 3d. 1696.

Published

Description
Broadside, folio, printed both sides, as issued.

SKU: 12572 Category:

Product Description

Sir John Friend and Sir William Parkyns were executed for their involvement in the plot to assassinate William III although Friend new the secret he had no actual involvement. If he had betrayed those involved he might have been spared execution. Wing F2212 (variant with “Friend” and “April the 3d” in the titling).