The SPEECHES Of Sr. BENJAMIN RUDYER [sic] In The HIGH COURT Of PARLIAMENT. English Civil War, Sir Benjamin. 1572 - 1658 Rudyerd.

The SPEECHES Of Sr. BENJAMIN RUDYER [sic] In The HIGH COURT Of PARLIAMENT.

[London]: Printed for T. S., 1641. 1st edition thus (Wing R-2201). [2], 19, [1] pp. Last page a blank. Printer's decoration to title page. 4to: A - C4. Lacks A1, presumed half-title. 17.5 cm x 13 cm. Modern plum-colored wrappers. Overall VG+. Item #22416

Rudyerd a noted politician and poet of the period... per the DNB, "his speeches show great rhetorical and literary gifts, but [sadly] little statesmanship." In these three speeches, Rudyerd supports his King, as well as the exhortation- "Mr. Speaker, It now behooves us, to restraine the Bishops to the duties of their Function..."

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