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THE

Historical Register,

Containing an
Impartial RELATION

OF ALL

TRANSACTIONS,

Foreign and Domestick.

VOLUME II.

For the Year 1:7.17

Publisbd at the Expence of the Sun Fire-Office.

LONDON,
Printed and fold by H. Meere in Black Fryers,
1718
Price bound 5 s. stitch'd

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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.

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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.

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•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

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