William Godwin's Diary

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Hurst Castle, &c. (29  June  1816) Possibly a number of pieces related to Charles I's imprisonment in Hurst Castle. For example:
Vaughan, GeorgeA true and certaine relation of His Maiesties sad condition in Hurst-Castle, in Hampshire. With the manner how hee was taken out of his bed on Saturday night last, to the amazement of the inhabitants there. With the imprisoning of Captaine Cooke, who was appointed governour by the inhabitants, in stead of Colonell Hammond. Also, the sad condition of the Maior and aldermen of Newport, for their allegiance to His Majesty; this being done without the knowledge of the Parliament, with other remarkable passages. 1648

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