MONARCHY ASSERTED, To be the best, most Ancient and legall form of Government, in a conference had at Whitehall, with OLIVER, late Lord Protector & a Committee of PARLIAMENT: Made good by the Arguments of Oliver St. Iohn, Lord Chief Justice. Lord Chief Justice Glyn. Lord Comm. Whitlock. Lord Comm. Lisle. Lord Comm. Fines. Lord Broghall. Mr. of the Roles. Sr. Charles Wolseley. Sr. Richard Onslow. Colonel Iones. } Members of that Committee
first edition Period full calf
1660 · London
by Whitlocke, Bulstrode [1605 - 1675 (or 76)]. Fiennes, Nathaniel [1608? - 1669]. Cromwell, Oliver [1599 - 1658]
London: Printed by John Redmayne for Philip Chetwin, 1660. 1st edition (Abbott, W. Bib. of O. Cromwell, #1060; Halkett and Lang, IV, 107 [attributing the work's publication to Fiennes]; Wing W-1988). Period full calf. A Gd+ copy (minor worming to spine/A2 partially detached [lower portion]/lower corner lacking from leaf E3 [does not affect text]). Occasional period marginal annotation.. , 112 pp 8vo: [A]^4 (-A1, presumed a blank) B - 4U^4 4X - 4Z^2.
Whitelocke's account of the Committee deliberations in which Cromwell ultimately declined to assume the mantle of 'king'. (Inventory #: 23678)