Rye House Plot

Of False Plots and Murder

This is the story of how a King and his brother removed the power and heads of their political rivals. This is the Rye House Plot and it ends with the execution of William Lord Russell. For he is the leader of the County Party, or the King’s opposition.

Newgate Gaol, July 20. 1683
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This night William, Lord Russell, is in Newgate prison awaiting his execution tomorrow morning.

This night William, Lord Russell, is in Newgate prison awaiting his execution tomorrow morning.

This night William, Lord Russell, is in Newgate prison awaiting his execution tomorrow morning.

Lincolns Inn Fields, July 21. 1683
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This is an Account of the Execution of William, Lord Russell, leader of the opposition to the Duke of York

This is an Account of the Execution of William, Lord Russell, leader of the opposition to the Duke of York

This is an Account of the Execution of William, Lord Russell, leader of the opposition to the Duke of York

Newgate Gaol, July 19. 1683
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This is a copy of the Letter, written by William, Lord Russell to his Majesty, King Charles II

This is a copy of the Letter, written by William, Lord Russell to his Majesty, King Charles II

This is a copy of the Letter, written by William, Lord Russell to his Majesty, King Charles II

Old Bailey, October 19. 1685
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A true account of the trails of Mr Ring, Mr Fernley, Mr Cornish and Mrs Gaunt at the Old Bailey

A true account of the trails of Mr Ring, Mr Fernley, Mr Cornish and Mrs Gaunt at the Old Bailey

A true account of the trails of Mr Ring, Mr Fernley, Mr Cornish and Mrs Gaunt at the Old Bailey

London, October 23. 1685
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The Martyrdoms of Mrs Elisabeth Gaunt at Tyburn and Mr Henry Cornish at Cheapside

The Martyrdoms of Mrs Elisabeth Gaunt at Tyburn and Mr Henry Cornish at Cheapside

The Martyrdoms of Mrs Elisabeth Gaunt at Tyburn and Mr Henry Cornish at Cheapside

Westminster, October 27. 1685
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A brief account of the trial of Captain Richard Nelthorp and Colonel John Ayloff for High Treason 

A brief account of the trial of Captain Richard Nelthorp and Colonel John Ayloff for High Treason 

A brief account of the trial of Captain Richard Nelthorp and Colonel John Ayloff for High Treason 

London, October 30. 1685
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This day Captain Richard Nelthorp is martyred before Grays Inns and Colonel John Ayloff martyred at Temple Gate

This day Captain Richard Nelthorp is martyred before Grays Inns and Colonel John Ayloff martyred at Temple Gate

This day Captain Richard Nelthorp is martyred before Grays Inns and Colonel John Ayloff martyred at Temple Gate

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