The TWO STATE MARYTRS, or, The Murther of Master Robert Yeomans, and Master George Bowcher, Citizens of Bristol. Committed on them by Nathaniel Fiennes (second Son to the Lord Say) the pretended Governor of that City, and the rest of his Conspiracy, whom some call a Councel of Warre. Robert Yeomans, George - Victims. Fiennes Bowcher, Nathaniel - Assailant. Baron Fairfax of Cameron - Former Owner, Bouchier also Boucher.
The TWO STATE MARYTRS, or, The Murther of Master Robert Yeomans, and Master George Bowcher, Citizens of Bristol. Committed on them by Nathaniel Fiennes (second Son to the Lord Say) the pretended Governor of that City, and the rest of his Conspiracy, whom some call a Councel of Warre.

The TWO STATE MARYTRS, or, The Murther of Master Robert Yeomans, and Master George Bowcher, Citizens of Bristol. Committed on them by Nathaniel Fiennes (second Son to the Lord Say) the pretended Governor of that City, and the rest of his Conspiracy, whom some call a Councel of Warre.

[Oxford]: Printed [by H Hall] in the Yeare, 1643. 1st Edition (Madan II, 1442; Wing T3535). Cf. ESTC R7510. [2], 34 pp. P. 33 misnumbered as 31; p. 34 as 54. Numerous binder's blanks at rear. 4to: A - D^4 E^2. 7-1/8" x 5-5/8". Full brown pigskin binding, by Mudie, with gilt crest of Albert Kirby, Baron Fairfax of Cameron, to front board. Spine title: “Bristol Tract - 1643”.  AEG. Gilt dentelles. Marbled eps. Binding - Nr Fine (Fairfax bookplate/eps with offset browning at edges). Textblock - VG (t. p. with small ink number to the foreedge margin, and a couple of very faint other numbers. B3 & B4 lacking upper corners [no text affected]). A handsome copy. Item #44505

Boucher & Yeomans were Royalists of Bristol who were involved in a March 7th conspiracy in support of Prince Rupert, and for their troubles, were executed in early June. Madan calls this "an interesting Bristol pamphlet, giving many local and personal details, with moreal and political reflections."

Somewhat uncommon; ESTC lists only 3 holdings in the US.

Price: $1,250.00