Against a pamphlet on judgement in capital cases

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/428
  • Alternative Id.
      GB 58 Egerton ff 136-149
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises xxi.377
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      Facsimiles, vol. II, ff 114-141

Scope and Content

Small hand much corrected. Includes: 'A Second letter of the Gentleman who writt a former one to a frend the Judicature of the Bishops in Parlament in the vindication of what he there wrote, against a Pamphlett since published against it entitiled The Rights of the Bishops to iudge in Capitall Cases in Parlament cleared where the falsehoods of that Scribler are made very apparent.' ‘Sir The former Trouble I gave you upon this Subiect, you pulled upon your self by desiring my opinion in it, but for this I now give you I must begg your pardon’

Other Finding Aids

Argent xxii.377; Thomas p.17; British Library, Egerton ff 136-149

Custodial History

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  • Printed in Lord Hollis his remains: being a second letter to a friend, concerning the judicature of the bishops in Parliament (1682). See G. Burnet Own Times, ii, 214-19. The first letter was published in 1679.
  • See Thomas Hunt The Rights of the Bishops to Judge in Capital Cases in Parliament Cleared (1682).
  • For Gilbert Burnet (1643-1715), Bishop of Salisbury from 1689, see Bishop Burnet’s History of his own time. ... (1724-34), Corr 662, 901A, 1041, 1095, 1191 and ODNB.
  • For Thomas Hunt (1626/7-88) see McElligott and ODNB.
  • For Denzil, first Baron Holles, (1598-1680) see McElligott, ODNB and P Crawford Denzil Holles, 1598-1680: A Study of His Political Career (1980).