A broadside satirising the failed assassination of King William III, plotted by James II and Louis XIV; with an etching with eleven scenes, in the middle top a scene of a procession for the good success of the plot, in the centre an image of an interior and Louis XIV vomiting, at the middle botttom an outdoor scene with the royal carriage accompanied by horseguards, and a group of Jacobites in ambush, watched by Providence; on the L three images on the rallying of the Jacobites and one on the trial of the traitors at the Old Bailey, on the R side four images on the failure of the Jacobite fleet, the gratitude of William III towards the discoveror of the plot, the trials in Westminster Hall,  and the the execution of the traitors at Tyburn; with engraved title, inscriptions, lettering A-L, and with letterpress verses in three columns and legend. (n.p.:1696)

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1850,1109.19

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A broadside satirising the failed assassination of King William III, plotted by James II and Louis XIV; with an etching with eleven scenes, in the middle top a scene of a procession for the good success of the plot, in the centre an image of an interior and Louis XIV vomiting, at the middle botttom an outdoor scene with the royal carriage accompanied by horseguards, and a group of Jacobites in ambush, watched by Providence; on the L three images on the rallying of the Jacobites and one on the trial of the traitors at the Old Bailey, on the R side four images on the failure of the Jacobite fleet, the gratitude of William III towards the discoveror of the plot, the trials in Westminster Hall, and the the execution of the traitors at Tyburn; with engraved title, inscriptions, lettering A-L, and with letterpress verses in three columns and legend. (n.p.:1696)

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