An impartial history of the life and behaviour of Charles Radcliffe, Esq; brother to James Radcliffe, late Earl of Derwentwater

Publication Date1747
RemainderContaining, I. An account of his birth and education. II. The motives that induced him to enter into the rebellion in the year 1715. III. His behaviour with the rebels before and after he was taken prisoner at Preston in Lancashire. IV. His trial, conviction and condemnation in his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, May 18, 1716, with the manner of his escape out of Newgate. V. The method he took to conceal himself afterwards in London and Essex, until he went to France, and from thence to Rome, with the reception he met with from the Court of the Chevalier St. George. VI. How he obtained a commission in the Irish Brigade; in France commonly called FitzJames's Regiment. VII. His addresses and marriage with Lady Newburgh, Dowager of the late Levingston Lord Newburgh. VIII. Of his embarkation at Scotland in the Esperance privateer, with his commitment to Dover Castle, and from thence to the Tower of London, and his valet de chambre, Mr. Clement Mac Dermett, to Newgate. IX. His behaviour in the Court of King's Bench, when an enquiry was made if he was the same Charles Radcliffe; with the testimonies of the evide[n]ces, and the pleadings of council for and against him; and his being found the identical Charles Radcliffe that escaped out of Newgate on the 11th of December, 1716. To which is added, a gennine [sic] account of the impeachment, &c. of his brother James Radcliffe, late Earl of Derwentwater, who was beheaded for high-treason on Tower-hill in the year 1716; with his dying speech, delivered to the sheriffs of London
Extent32 p.
Publisherprinted for J. Thompson in the Old Baily


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