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Regicides, çala (28  July  1812) Possibly the following item recorded in WG's diary on 1808-06-30:
Noble, MarkThe lives of the English regicides. 1798
WG's sale catalog lists:
Noble's (Mark) Memoirs of the Protectorate House of Cromwell, ports. 2 vol. Birm. 1787 (item 573).
Noble's (Mark) Lives of the English Regicides, Manuscript notes, 2 vol. 1798 (item 574).
Author unknownThe indictment, arraignment, tryal, and judgment, at large, of twenty-nine regicides, the murtherers of His Most Sacred Majesty King Charles the First, of glorious memory, begun at Hicks's-Hall on Tuesday the ninth of October, 1660, and continued at the Sessions-House in the Old-Bailey until Friday the nineteenth of the same month. Together with a summary of the dark and horrid decrees of those cabbalists, preparatory to that hellish fact. Exposed to the view for the reader's satisfaction, and information of posterity. To which added, their speeches. With a preface, giving an Account of the rise and progress of enthusiasm among us, and in other parts of Europe; with the characters, and answer to the tenets of the several persons executed. 1713
WG's History of the Commonwealth cites a later edition of this work:
Trials of the Regicides, 1724 (4:655)

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