William Russel.
12th July 1683
Reference Numbert16830712-3
SentenceDeath > drawn and quartered

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This Sessions William Lord Russel , was Tryed upon an Indictment for High-Treason, for designing to Leavy War, and compass the Death of His Majesty . The Evidence against him was the Lord Howard, Collonel Shepherd a Vintner in Cornhill, &c. who Deposed, that he had been at divers Consuls in order to raise Rebellion and Leavy War, and a General Rising throughout the Kingdom, and that a Declaration had been drawn to that purpose, and a Survey taken of the King's Guards at the Savoy and Muse, in order to Surprize them, &c. So that after divers Arguments the Jury found him Guilty of the High-Treason.

[Death. See summary.]

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