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13 works relating to Parliament and the Popish Plot.

[OXFORD PARLIAMENT].

[OXFORD PARLIAMENT].

13 works relating to Parliament and the Popish Plot.

Folio. [289 x 180 x 18 mm]. Bound together in contemporary mottled calf, the spine divided into six panels with raised bands, lettered "Parliament Oxon" in gilt on a red goatskin label in the second panel, and numbered "I" in gilt on a lozenge-shaped red goatskin label in the first panel, the others tooled in gilt, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt roll, plain endleaves, marbled edges. (Surface of leather worn as result of mottling acid, with loss of gilt on spine).
London: 1679-1682.

1. [CHARLES II].
His Majesties Most Gracious Speech, Together with the Lord Chancellors, to both Houss of Parliament, On thursday the 6th of March 1678/9.
Woodcut royal arms on title.
Folio. 19pp.
London: printed by John Bill, Christopher Barker, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1678/9 [1679].
Wing C.3184A. The Lord Chancellor was Heneage Finch, Earl of Nottingham.

2. [CHARLES II].
His Majesties Declaration For the Dissolution of His late Privy-Council, And for Constituting a New one, Made in the Council-Chamber At Whitehall, April the Twentieth, 1679.
Folio. [1]f, 9, [1] pp.
London: printed by John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1679.
Wing C.2967. Also includes the King's speech of 21st April 1679 announcing to Parliament the establishment of the new Privy Council.

3. [CHARLES II].
His Majesties Most Gracious Speech Together with the Lord Chancellors, To both Houses of Parliament, On Wednesday the 30th of April 1679.
Folio. 7, [1] pp.
London: printed by John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1679.
Wing C.3186.

4. A List of the House of Lords, Together with the Knights, Citizens, Burgesses, and Barons of the Cinque-Ports, That are returned to Serve in the Parliament of England to be assembled at Oxford the 21st of March 1681.
Large folded broadside (a few stains and tear repaired).
London: printed for Nathaniel Ponder at the Pecock in the Poultrey near the Church, 1681.
Wing L.2447A (Cambridge University and Huntington). There were two other issues, printed for Ponder and also Richard Davis in Oxford (Bodleian; All Souls, Christ Church and Corpus Christi, Oxford).

5. [CHARLES II].
His Majesties Most Gracious Speech To both Houses of Parliament, At the Opening of the Parliament at Oxford, Monday the 21st of March, 1680/1 [caption title].
Folio. 4pp.
[Colophon] London: printed by the Assigns of John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1680/1 [1681].
Wing C.3162 - an apparently unrecorded variant issue, with arms on p.1 with initials "C.R.", catchword on p.1 "newed" and last line of text on p.4 "they shall be Mine".

6. WILLIAMS (William).
The Speech Of the Honourable Willm Williams, Esq; Speaker of the House of Commons, to the Honourable House of Commons, upon The Electing of him Speaker in the Parliament at Oxford, Monday the 21st day of March, 1680. Together, With his Speeches to His Most Excellent Majesty, at the Presenting of him Speaker to his Majesty by the Commons in Parliament, upon Tuesday 22d day of the same Month.
Folio. [2]ff, 7, [1] pp.
London: printed for Gabriel Kunholt, Book-binder to his Highess Prince Rupert; And are to be sold at his Shop at the King's-Head over against the Meuse, and by Langley Curtis in Goat-Court upon Ludgate-Hill, 1680.
Wing W.2780.

7. Votes Of the House of Commons, At Oxford.
Folio. Five numbers (1-5). 10pp.
London: printed for Gabriel Kunholt, Bookbinder to His Highness Prince Rupert, published by Langley Curtis, 1681.
Wing E.2765.

8. Heads of the Expedient Proposed in the Parliament at Oxford, In lieu of the former Bill For Excluding The Duke of York [caption title].
Folio. 2pp.
London: printed by F. Collins, 1681.
Wing H.1294.
"I. That the Duke of York be Banisht during his Life, Five hundred Miles from England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Dominions and Territories to them belonging. II. That the whole Government, both Ecclesiastical and Civil, shall upon the demise of the King, be vested in a Regent, for such time as the Duke of York shall Survive. III. That the Regent be the Princess of Orange, and in case of her Decease without Issue, or with Issue in Minority, then the Lady Anne.....".

9. The Debates In The House of Commons Assembled at Oxford The Twenty first of March, 1680.
Folio. 20pp.
London: printed for R. Baldwin, 1681.
Wing E. 2546. The setting with the last word of first line of text being "The". With the names of the speakers written in manuscript in the margins (cropped).

10. The Examination of Edw. Fitzharris, Relating to the Popish Plot, Taken The Tenth day of March, 1680/1. Published in Print By Order Of the House of Commons, the Twenty fifth of March, 1681.
Folio. 18pp.
London: printed for Thomas Fox, at the Sign of the Angel in Westminster-hall, 1681.
Wing E.3717. Damp stain at foot.

11. [CHARLES II].
His Majesties Declaration To all His Loving Subjects, Touching The Causes & Reasons That moved Him to Dissolve The Two last Parliaments.
Folio.10, [2] pp.
London: printed by the Assigns of John Bull, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1681.
Wing C.3000.

12. [CHARLES II].
His Majesties Gracious Letter To His Parliament of Scotland: With The Speech Of His Royal Highness the Duke, His Majesties High Commissioner, At the Opening of the Parliament at Edinburgh, the 28th Day of July, 1681. Together With The Parliaments most Loyal and Dutiful Answer to His Majesties Letter.
Folio. 8pp.
In the Savoy [London]: printed by Thomas Newcomb, 1681.
Wing C.3025. The Duke was the Duke of Albany, the future James II.

13. [GUILFORD (Francis North, Baron)].
The Lord Keeper's Speech To Mr. Serjeant Saunders, At the time He was Sworn Lord Chief Justice Of His Majestie's Court Of Kings-Bench, Tuesday the 23d. January, 1682.

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