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The life of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, (prime Minister to King James and King Charles the First,) who was stabb'd by Felton, August 23. 1628. Containing I. His descent, Rise, and Male-Administration; with his Impeachment, and the Proceedings in the several Parliaments against him; particularly for his Plurality of Offices; his Neglect of guarding the Seas; his exhansting the Revenues of the Crown; his extorting 10,000 l. from the East-India Company, &c. With the two famous Speeches of Sir Dudly Diggs, and Sir John Elliot, for which they were, by the King's Command, sent to the Tower. II. The Speeches, Arguments, &c. of Sir Edward Coke, Mr. Selden, Sir Francis Seymour, and others, with the Duke's Artifices to Screen himself from the Impeachment of the Commons. III. The unbounded Power of this voracious Minister, proved to be the Cause of the Overthrow of the Church and Monarchy of England, by the Grand Rebellion. IV. The particulars of his assassination; with the Judges Arguments concerning the Manner of the Execution of Felton.

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London : printed for T. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-Noster-Row, 1740.

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viii,3-112p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T137586

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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