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Foreign and Domestick.
For the Year 1:7.17
Publisbd at the Expence of the Sun Fire-Office.
N. B. This Title is design’d for such . Persons as think fit to bind the Four last Registers in one volume: And for the same Reason a Table is also added at the End of the Eighth Register, of the principal Matters contain'd in them.
Lthough the four Registers that were
publish'd for the Year 1716, exceeded
considerably the Number of Sheets A which the Company of the Sun fire
Office had promis'd to their Subscribers, we were nevertheless conftraiird, for Want of Room, to omit severel mate
rial domestick Occurrences, of which, in regard to the Time wherein they happen'd, we oughe to have taken Notice; particularly the Proceedings against the Rebels (excepting those who were impeach'd by Pare liament, of whom we have spoken in the second and third Registers) that surrender'd themselves at Preston ; wherefore we think fit to go a little back in point of Time, and begin this Register with a Relation of
The Tryals of the Preston-Prisoners.
•HE first of those Gentlemen who felt the sad Effects
of that unhappy Enterprize, were the Lord Charles Murray, one of the younger Sons of the Duke of Athol, Major Nairne, and Captain Lockarty, both of the late Rea giment of the Lord Mark Kerr, Captain Shaftog. of Co