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The Tyrannicide Brief

The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold

The Tyrannicide Brief( )
Author: Robertson, Geoffrey
ISBN:978-0-09-945919-4
Publication Date:Aug 2006
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

Charles I waged civil wars that cost one in ten Englishmen their lives. But in 1649 parliament was hard put to find a lawyer with the skill and daring to prosecute a King who was above the law- in the end the man they briefed was the radical barrister, John Cooke.Cooke was a plebeian, son of a poor farmer, but he had the courage to bring the King's trial to its dramatic conclusion- the English republic. Cromwell appointed him as a reforming Chief Justice in Ireland, but in 1660 he was...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Lawyers & Judges
Law / Legal Profession
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.7 x 2.9 cm
Book Weight:0.336 Kilograms



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