Articles of high misdemeanors
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Articles of high misdemeanors humbly offered and presented to the consideration of His Sacred Majesty, and the Right Honourable the Lords, and others of His Majesties Most Honourable Privy-Council, against Sir William Scroggs, knight, Lord Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of Kings-Bench, Westminster, as followeth by Scroggs, William Sir

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Published by s.n. in [London .
Written in English


  • Scroggs, William, -- Sir, -- 1623?-1683

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 770:7
ContributionsOates, Titus, 1649-1705
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ([2] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15040339M

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