Henry Cornish

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The Tryals of Henry Cornish, Esq; for Conspiring The Death of the King, And raising a Rebellion in this Kingdom; and John Fernley, William Ring, and Elizabeth Gaunt, For Harbouring and Maintaining Rebels: at the Sessions-House in the Old-Baily, London, on a commission of Oyer and Terminer held there for the City of London and County of Middlesex, on Monday, Octob. 19. 1685. (London: Printed by George Croom, at the Sign of the Blue-Ball in Thames-street, near Baynard's Castle, 1685. Folio, pp. 42.) Very good, except for the last page, which is soiled and good only, in a recent binding. Macaulay (History of England ) is particularly scathing about this episode, and I think it is worth quoting him in full. Of Cornish he writes: Trial and Execution of Cornish The slaughter in the West was over. The slaughter in London was about to begin. The government was peculiarly desirous to find victims among the great Whig merchants of the City. They had, in the last reign, been a formidable part of t

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Henry Cornish
445 County Armagh, Northern Ireland
1 October 23, 1625
396 49 London, England
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