Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs. In modern leather case. 1679 The cards are as follows: Hearts: I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.' II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces' III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.' IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.' V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles' VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them' VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.' VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.' IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.' X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.' Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War' Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers' King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.' Clubs: I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.' II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.' III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.' IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors' V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.' VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.' VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.' VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.' IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.' X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.' Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance' Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.' King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.' Spades: I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls' II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.' III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.' IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.' V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.' VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament' VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots' VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King' IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht' X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe' Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.' Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.' King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.' Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

    Full: Front

  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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  • Complete pack of 52 playing cards depicting four 'Popish' plots: the Spanish Armada, Dr Parry's plot, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Popish Plot; suitmark and value at top; plain backs.  In modern leather case. 1679    The cards are as follows:  Hearts:  I: 'An Army of Foot at Tilbury Camp, the Queen present.'  II: 'Several landing places in Kent, Sussex &c. secured by our land Forces'  III: The Queen treats of Peace with her Sword in hand, Commissioners meet.'  IV: 'The King of Spain onely treats of Peace but makes greater Preparations.'  V: 'The Pope prophesies succes to the Spanish Fleet and names 12 of the Ships by the names of the 12 Apostles'  VI: 'The Spanish Fleet sett saile a sudde[n] hideous Tempest scatters them'  VII: 'The Spanish Fleet rigd and appear again.'  VIII: 'The English Admiral sends a Pinnace to denounce war by discharging her Ordnance.'  IX: 'Sr. F. Drake takes a great Gallion and in it Don Pedro with 40 Nobles of Spain and 55000 Duckets in Gold.'  X: 'The Spanish Armada called Invincible, as they lay at Anchor.'  Knave: '81 Ships of the Spaniards burnt and taken by the Queens Fireships & Men of War'  Queen: 'Q. Elizabeth at Tilbury Camp with a leaders Truncheon encouraging her Captains & Soldiers'  King: 'Q. Elizabeth makes an Oration to her Army upon the defeat of the Spanish Armado.'  Clubs:  I: 'The Pope and Traiterous English fugitives consult the Conquest of England.'  II: 'King of Spain consults the enlarging his Empire by the Conquest of England.'  III: 'Don Bassano Commander in cheife ordered to begin the Invasion with great Ships.'  IV: 'Don Alancorn Vicar-General for the Inquisition with a traine of 100 Monkes & Fryors'  V: 'Five Regiments of old Spanish Soldiers.'  VI: '124 Noblemen and others of the greatest houses of Spain Voluntiers.'  VII: 'Prince of Parma builds ships and flat bottom'd Boats each big enough to carry 30 horse.'  VIII: 'The Pope gives plenary Indulgence of all their sins who assist to the Conquest of England.'  IX: 'Sr. W. Stanley Capt. of 700 English Fugitives offers to serve the Spaniard against his own Country.'  X: 'The Spaniards bring Torches Whips of Whipcord & Wire & Butchers Knives to Murther & torture the English.'  Knave: 'Cardinal Allen renews the Bull of Pope Pius to absolve ye Queen's subjects from their Allegiance'  Queen: 'The Pope gives a Million of Gold to help the Spaniard.'  King: 'Q Elizabeth prepares a strong Fleet, Ld. Howard, Ld Seymor, Sr Francis Drake Commanders.'  Spades:  I: 'Q. Elizabeth appoints A Thankesgiving for ye Victory 11 Ensignes were hung up in St. Pauls'  II: 'Dr. Parry consults some Persons to Poyson or Stab Q Elizabeth.'  III: 'Dr. Parry at his Tryal at Westminster Confesses him selfe Guilty and is Condemned.'  IIII: 'Dr. Parry denyes the Fact at his Execution.'  V: 'Catesby, Iohn Wright, Winter and Guy Faulkes consult to blow up the Parliament hous.'  VI: 'a House taken adjoyning to the Parliament house to lay Powder in to blow up King and Parliament'  VII: 'The Cellar under ye Parliament house with 20 Barrels of Powder in it covered with 1000 Billets & Faggots'  VIII: 'a Letter sent to ye Ld. Monteagle to inform him of ye Plot in doubtful words & he communicates it to ye King'  IX: 'The Letter of the Ld Monteagle read in Council and ye places about ye Parliamt house ordered to be searcht'  X: 'Guy Faukes brought to ye Council where he laments nothing but yt he had not Executed his designe'  Knave: 'Guy Faukes found at the Celler door with dark Lanthorn and Matches.'  Queen: 'The Council gave order to the Lord Mayor for a strict Watch at the City Gates.'  King: 'Bonfires are made in London for joy the Gunpowder Treason was discovered.'  Da

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