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The Tyrannicide Brief

The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold

The Tyrannicide Brief( )
Author: Robertson, Geoffrey
ISBN:978-0-09-949942-8
Publication Date:Mar 2006
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

Charles I waged civil wars that cost one in ten Englishmen their lives.But in 1649 parliament was hard put to find a lawyer with the skill and daring to prosecute a King who was above the law - in the end the man they briefed was theradical barrister, John Cooke. Cooke was a plebeian, son of a poor Leicestershire farmer.His puritan conscience, political vision and love of civil liberty gave him the courage to bring the King's trial to its dramatic conclusion: the English...
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Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Biography & Autobiography / Lawyers & Judges
Law / Legal Profession
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 23.3 x 3.5 cm
Book Weight:0.62 Kilograms



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