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[1651] A black almanack or Predictions and astronimonicall observations foreshewing what will happen to the king of Scots this present year, from the aspect and conjunction of the planets on the day and hour of his coronation the first of January 1651. Also some calculations concerning many bloudy fights between the English and Scots and the various success thereof. With a bloudy contention between the buff-coat, the long coat, and the black-coat, and the issne [sic] thereof. Licensed according to order.
Melville, James, 1556-1614. / [1634] The black bastel, or, A lamentation in name of the kirk of Sscotland [sic], composed by M. Iames Melvil, when he was confined at Berwick anno 1611. ; Abridged by N..
Jones, Andrew. / [1663] The black book of conscience, or, God's high court of iustice in the soul wherein the truth and sincerity, the deceit and hypocrisie of every mans heart and ways is judged and discovered by their consciences : very seasonable for these times wherein wicked men, under pretence of liberty of conscience, take liberty to sin and blaspheme / by Andrew Iones.
[1677] The black book of Newgate, or, An exact collection of the most material proceedings at all the sessions in the Old baily, for eighteen months last past ...: as also reflections and observations on several passages set forth as a warning to all that read it / by W.W. Gent.
[1651 i.e. 1650] The black Dutch almanack or Predictions and astronimocall observations fore-shewing what will further happen to the king of Scots and other kings and commonwealths, from the aspects and conjunctions of the planets in their quotidian motions. Also a new prophesy found in Dutch, foretelling of a great fleet of ships and of Danes Sweds, &c. to be seen this present year 1652. and bloody fights by sea and land, with variety of other matter concerning the English, the Hollander and the French.
Hord, Richard. / [1625] Black-Fryers.
[1652] Black Munday turn'd white: or, the astrologers knavery epitomized. Being an answer to the great prognosticks, and gross predictions of Mr. Lillie, Mr. Culpeper, and the rest of the society of astrologers, concerning the eclipse of the sun, on Munday last, which (according to their calculation) should have produced an Egyptian darkness, and the greatest that hath been seen in this latter age. Also, a description of the glorious effects, and happy times, that are to proceed from the two famous luminaries of the sun and moon, upon the aforesaid eclipse; prophetically deduced from the wonderful despensations of that divine power, who drew back the clouds like a curtain, and caused the sun to shew its pleasant beams, to the memorable confutations of these great astrologers.
[1651] Black Munday: or, A full and exact description of that great and terrible eclipse of the sun which will happen on the 29. day of March 1652. beginning 48. minutes after 8. a clock in the forenoon, and ending 17. minutes after 11. in which time the sun will be almost totally darkened (as at the Passion of our Saviour) and the stars appear in the firmament in the day time. Also an astrologicall conjecture of the terrible effects that will probably follow thereupon, according to the judgment of the best astrologers: it threatens the fall of some famous kings or princes, and men in authority: malice, hatred, uncharitablenesse, cruell wars and bloodshed, house-burnings, great robberies, thefts, plundering and pillaging, rapes, depopulation, violent and unexpected deaths, famine, plague, &c.
Hickeringill, Edmund, 1631-1708. / [1682] The black non-conformist discover'd in more naked truth proving that excommunication & confirmation ... and diocesan bishops are ... of human make and shape, and that not only some lay-men, but all the keen-cringing clergy are non-conformists ... / by Edm. Hickeringill ...
Hickeringill, Edmund, 1631-1708. / [1682] The black non-conformist, discover'd in more naked truth proving, that excommunication, confirmation, the two great Episcopal appurtenances & diocesan bishops, are not (as now in use) of divine, but human make and shape, and that not only some lay-men, but all the keen-cringing clergy are non-conformists ... : also a libel, and answer (thereunto) fitted to every man's case (be it what it will) that is cited to ecclesiastical courts, whose shallow foundation is unbared, and a true table of ecclesiastical court fees, as it was return'd into the star-chamber, Anno Domini 1630, by the ecclesiastical fellows themselves, and compar'd with the statutes : also concerning the unlawfulness of granting licences to marry, Quakers-marriages, folly, as well as other evil consequences of that new law-maxim, viz. that no non-conformists ought to be jury-men : shewing also, that, religion, religion, that should have been the world's great blessing, is become the plague of mankind, and the curse of Christendom ... / by Edm. Hickeringill ...
Riders, Thomas. / [in the year of restauration. i.e. 1660] The black remembrancer for the year of our Lord God, 1661.: Containing divers remarkable things, profitable and necessary to be known by all sorts of persons. / Written by Thomas Riders, student in the Mathematicks.
Houlbrook, William. / [1660] A black-smith and no Jesuite: or, a true relation how I VVilliam Houlbrook black-smith of Marleborough was betray'd by Cornet George Joyce, who carried the King prisoner from Holmby; and of the unjust imprisoning of me: and my several examination: before Bradshaw, and his bloody crew: with my answers unto all of them, as you may read in the following discourse. Written in the time of my imprisonment, and now put to publick view.
Pugh, Robert, 1609-1679. / [1680] Blacklo's Cabal discovered in severall of their letters clearly expressing designs inhumane against regulars, vniust against the laity, scismatical aganist [sic] the Pope, cruel against Orthodox clergy men and ovvning the nullity of the chapter, their opposition of Episcopall authority / published by R. Pugh ...
Blagrave, Charles. / [1680] Blagrave's advertisement for his spirits of scurvey-grass.
Blagrave, Joseph, 1610-1682. / [1674] Blagrave's supplement or enlargement to Mr. Nich. Culpeppers English physitian containing a description of the form, names, place, time, coelestial government, and virtues, all such medicinal plants as grow in England, and are omitted in his book, called, The English-physitian, and supplying the additional virtues of such plants wherein he is defective : also the description, kinds, names, place, time, nature, planetary regiment, temperature, and physical virtues of all such trees, herbs, roots, flowers, fruits, excrescencies of plants, gums, ceres, and condensate juices, as are found in any part of the world, and brought to be sold in our druggist and apothecaries shops, with their dangers and corrections / by Joseph Blagrave ... ; to which is annexed, a new tract for the cure of wounds made by gun-shot or otherways, and remedies for the help of seamen troubled with the scurvy and other distempers ...
Poole, Matthew, 1624-1679. / [1654] Blasphåemoktonia: = The blasphemer slaine with the sword of the spirit: or a plea for the god head of the Holy Ghost. Wherein the deity of the spirit of God is proved in the demonstration of the spirit, and vindicated from the cavils of John Bidle. The second edition with many additions. By Matthew Pool, Master of Arts of Emmannel-Colledge in Cambridge; and pastor of the church of God at Michaels Quern in London.
[in the year 1676] The blasphemer tried and cast: or, a more full narrative of the tryal of Lodowick Muggleton,: on Wednesday the 17th of this instant January, at the Sessions-House in the Old-Bayly. : With a relation of the charges delivered to the jewry, and the sentence passed upon him for his most impious and horrid blasphemies. : Which was to stand three days in the pillory in three of the most eminent places in the city, and to have his books burnt before his face by the common hangman ...
Poole, Matthew, 1624-1679. / [1653] Blasphēmoktonia:: The blasphemer slaine with the sword of the spirit: or, A plea for the god-head of the Holy Ghost. Wherein the deity of the spirit of God is proved in the demonstration of the spirit, and vindicated from the cavils of John Bidle. / By an admirer and worshipper of the Trinity in unity.
Ker, Walter. / [1681] A blasphemous & treasonable paper emitted by the phanatical under-subscribers, on May 1. 1681. According to the original lying in the hands of the clerks of His Majesties most Honourable Privy Council.
Eleanor, Lady, d. 1652. / [Printed in the year 1649] The blasphemous charge against her.
Gailhard, J. (Jean) / [1697] The blasphemous Socinian heresie disproved and confuted wherein the doctrinal and controversial parts of those points are handled, and the adversaries scripture and school-arguments answered : with animadversions upon a late book called, Christianity not mysterious, humbly dedicated to both houses of parliament / by J. Gailhard ...
R. R. (Richard Robinson), b. 1628? / [1680] A blast blown out of the north and ecchoing up towards the south to meet the cry of their oppressed brethren being a relation of some of the sufferings and other exercises of several of the people of God, in scorn called Quakers, in and about Richmond, Massam, Coverdale, Wensleydale, and Swaledale, and some others of the adjacent parts and places in the North Riding of the county of York since the beginning of the year 1660.
Nicholson, Benjamin. / [1653] A blast from the Lord, or A vvarning to England, by way of exhortation to take heed, and not run upon their own destruction; which will be speedily, without true repentance. By a lover of the truth, and a prisoner for declaring truth abroad Ben: Nicholson.:
J. B. / [1665] The blazing star, or, A discourse of comets, their natures and effects in a letter from J.B. to T.C. concerning the late comet seen on Sunday, December the 11, 1664, at Ibbesley in Hantshire and since at London and Westminster and divers other places of this kingdom.
[1642] A blazing starre seen in the west at Totneis in Devonshire, on the foureteenth of this instant November, 1642. VVherin is manifested how master Ralph Ashley, a deboyst cavalier, attemted to ravish a young virgin, the daughter of Mr. Adam Fisher, inhabiting neare the said towne. Also how at that instant, a fearefull comet appeared, to the terrour and amazment of all the country thereabouts. Likewise declaring how he persisting in his damnable attemt, was struck with a flaming-sword, which issued from the comet, so that he dyed a fearefull example to al his fellow cavaliers.
Shakelton, Francis. / [1580] A blazyng starre or burnyng beacon, seene the 10. of October laste (and yet continewyng) set on fire by Gods prouidence, to call all sinners to earnest [and] speedie repentance. Written by Francis Shakelton, minister and preacher of the worde of God.
Younge, Richard. / [1656] The blemish of government, the shame of religion, the disgrace of mankinde; or, A charge drawn up against drunkards, and presented to His Highness the Lord Protector, in the name of all the sober partie in the three nations. Humbly craving, that they may be kept alone by themselves from infecting others; compelled to work and earn what they consume : and that none may be suffered to sell drink, who shall either swear, or be drunk themselves, or suffer others within their walls. / By R. Younge of Roxwell in Essex.
Fitz-Geffry, Charles, 1575?-1638. / [an. Dom. 1634] The blessed birth-day celebrated in some pious meditations, on the angels anthem. Luke 2. 14. Also holy raptures in contemplating of the most obserueable adjuncts about our Saviours nativitie. By Charles Fitz-Geffry.
J. P. (John Perrot), d. 1671? / [1661] Blessed openings of a day of good things to the Turks written to the heads, rulers, ancients, and elders of their land, and whomsoever else it may concern.
Oakes, John, d. 1689? / [1689] Blessed Paul's tryal and triumph in a sermon upon the death of Mrs. Elizabeth King / by John Oakes ...
Orphinstraunge, John. / [ca. 1625-1630?] The blessed publicane. Briefly shewing foorth the happy estate of humble repentant sinners. Written by John Orphinstraunge.
Hopwood, John, preacher of the Gospel. / [1676] Blessed rest for the burthened sinner. Or the only center of the soul. Wherein is discovered. 1. Who he is that invites and calls sinners to this rest. 2. The encouragements to come unto him for rest. 3. Many obstructions and impediments which keep back sinners. With their unreasonableness answered. 4. The rest that every one shall have that comes unto Christ. Delivered in some sermons at first, yet since some addition and enlargement has been made to them. By John Hopwood preacher of the Gospel.
Nelson, Thomas, fl. 1580. / [1591] The blessed state of England Declaring the sundrie dangers vvhich by Gods assistance, the Queenes most excellent Maiestie hath escaped in the whole course of her life. With her singular vertues and peacable gouernment. Wherein is also shewed how greatly foraine nations doe admire and wonder thereat, together with the rare titles of commendation which the great emperor of the Turkes lately sent in his letters to her highnesse.
Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728. / [1692] Blessed unions an union with the Son of God by Faith, and an union in the Church of God by love, importunately pressed in a discourse which makes divers offers for those unions : together with a copy of those articles where-upon a most happy union ha's been lately made between those two eminent parties in England, which have now changed the names of Presbyterians and Congregationals, for that of United Brethren / by Cotton Mather.
Smith, Stephen, 1623-1678. / [1673] The blessed works of the light of God's holy and blessed spirit exalted above the works of darkness with some informations how to escape out of sin and iniquity, and a clear way discovered into the truth : with a short testimony of the cry of Babylon's merchants by reason of the day that is coming upon them / [by] Stephen Smith.
Kyffin, Maurice, d. 1599. / [1587] The blessednes of Brytaine, or A celebration of the Queenes holyday conteining, a breefe rehersall, of the inestimable benefits, generally had & enioyed, not only all England ouer, but also in forrein partes, through the gracious bountie, and incomparable blessed rule of our royall Queene Elizabeth. Composed, and set foorth, in due reuerence, & ioyfull memoriall, of her Maiesties present entrance into the thirtieth yeere of her most triumphant raigne, with hartie prayer, for the long continuing, and prosperous preseruing of the same: by Maurice Kyffin. Published with authoritie.
Kyffin, Maurice, d. 1599. / [1588] The blessednes of Brytaine, or A celebration of the Queenes holyday. Wherein is briefly discoursed the most happy regiment of her Highnes. Newly set foorth vvith a nevv addition containing the late accidents and occurrents of this yeere 88. being the thirtieth of hir Maiesties raigne. By M. Kyffin. Published with authoritie.
Shaw, John, 1559-1625. / [1618] The blessednes of the Virgin Marie the mother of our Lord Iesvs Christ.
Rowe, Joseph, b. 1617 or 18. / [Anno Dom. 1654] The blessedness of departed saints in their immediate enjoyment of God in glorie. Propounded and improved in a funeral-sermon, upon Revel. 14.13. March 3. 1651. By Joseph Rowe, minister of the Gospel, and pastor of Buckland-monachorum in Devon.
Ollyffe, John, 1647-1717. / [1699] The blessedness of good men after death a sermon preach'd at the funeral of the Revd. Mr. Henry Cornish, B.D., who died on Sunday, Decemb. 18th, in the eighty ninth year of his age and was interred on Thursday, Decemb. 22d, 1698, in the Church of Bisiter, in the County of Oxford : with a preface to rectifie some misrepresentations &c. in a late pamphlet, entitled Some remarks on the life, death, and burial of the said Mr. Cornish / by John Ollyffe ...
Raworth, Francis, d. 1665. / [1656] Blessedness, or, God and the world weighted in the balances of the sanctuary and the world found too light preached in a sermon at Paule, before the Right Honourable the Lord Major, Aldermen, and commonalty of the city of London, on a thanksgiving-day, for the prosperity of our navy in a conflict with the Spaniard, October 17, 1656 / by Francis Raworth ...
Harris, Robert, 1581-1658. / [1628] The blessednesse of a sound spirit: vvith the misery of a vvounded spirit. VVhere first a sound spirit is described and differenced, and lets discouered, helpes prescribed. By Robert Harris.
Ford, Simon, 1619?-1699. / [1674] The blessednesse of being bountifull, or, Our blessed Saviours usual proverb, opened, asserted, and practically improved by Simon Ford.
Leslie, Henry, 1580-1661. / [1644] The blessing of Iudah explained, and applied to the present times, in a sermon preached at S. Maries, Oxford, March 27, 1644 : being the anniversary of His Majesties inauguration to his crowne ... : wherein amongst other things, is strongly proved, that the king is immediately dependent from God, and receiveth not his power from the people / by Henry Leslie ...
Beverley, Thomas. / [1693] The blessing of Moses on the tribe of Asher opened and applyed in a mystical and spiritual sense, to every saint, and servant of Christ in a sermon on Deut. 33.25 ... / by T. Beverley.
Jenkyn, William, 1613-1685. / [1648] The blind guide, or, The doting doctor composed by way of reply to a late tediously trifling pamphlet, entituled, The youngling elder, &c., written by John Goodwin ... : this reply indifferently serving for the future direction of the seducer himself, and also of those his mis-led followers, who with him are turned enemies to the word and grace of God : to the authority of which word, and the efficacie of which grace are in this following treatise, succinctly, yet satisfactorily vindicated from the deplorably weak and erroneous cavills of the said John Goodwin in his late pamphlet / by William Jenkyn ...
Jenks, Sylvester, 1656?-1714. / [1698] The blind obedience of an humble penitent the best cure for scruples
Partridge, N. / [1670] Blood for blood, or, Justice executed for innocent blood-shed being a true narrative of that late horrid murder committed by Mary Cook upon her own and only beloved child, with several remarkable passages preceding the fact, as also what was most worthy observation during her imprisonment, and at her execution / faithfully communicated for publique satisfaction by N. Partridge and J. Sharp ; with a sermon on the same occasion ; with other spectaters and visiters whilst in prison and at her execution.
Bayly, William, d. 1675. / [1659] The blood of righteous Abel crying from the ground being a lamentation for and a warning too [sic] all that have a hand against the innocent people of God, especially intended for the rulers and priests in Hamshire ... / by W.B.
Whitaker, Tobias, d. 1666. / [1654] The blood of the grape republished and enlarged by the author To. Whitaker.
[1607] A bloodie tragedie, or Romish maske. Acted by fiue Iesuites, and sixteene young Germaine maides. Presented in a church (within the dukedome of Bauaria) at the high altar, in the citie of Miniken in Germanie, in March . 1607. / Translated out of the High-Dutch, and printed at Nuremberg by Iohn Lankenberger.
L. P. (Laurence Price), fl. 1625-1680? / [1653] Bloody actions performed. Or, A brief and true relation of three notorious murthers committed by three bloud-thirsty men, 2. upon their own wives. The one was done in the county of Kent, in the Isle of Tenet, Decemb. last. The other was done at Islington, neere unto London, this present year, 1653. The third was done upon a major in Coven-Garden neere London. Arthur Knight and Thomas Laret was executed, March 2. 1653. This coppy was drawn up on purpose to give the world satisfaction, whereby to know in what manner the murders was committed: being the very truth, and no more but the truth.
[1666] The Bloody almanack for the year 1666 and the fiery trigon wherein is set forth the great changes and revolutions, extraordinary events and alterations that may come to pass and be acted upon the stage of the world in this (supposed wonderful) year ...
Livie, John, fl. 1654-1659. / [1659] The bloody almanack: or, Astrological predictions, and monethly observations, for the year, 1659.: From the motions and configurations of the cœlestial bodies, three great eclipses, one of the Sun, and two of the Moon: wherein is fore-told, the most eminent actions in Europe, ... Further denoting, and setting forth, 1 The victorious proceedings of the English against the Spaniards, ... 2 The strange revolutions and changes, that will attend the affairs and councels, ... 3 The high and magnanimous transactions, of the most illustrious and serene Prince, Charles Gustavus Adolphus, ... 4 The great and glorious victories, obtained by His Royal Majesty, against the Poles and Germans; ... Together with a paraphrase upon His Majesties nativity. 5 The great and wonderful things that are incident both to men, women, and children; the several diseases ... that are most predominant; and sundry rules ... for the preservation of health, the increase of trade, both in city and countrey; and the general good of all trades whatsoever.
[1643] The bloody almanack:: to which England is directed, to fore-know what shall come to passe, / by that famous astrologer, M. John Booker. Being a perfect abstract of the prophecies proved out of Scripture, by the noble Napier, Lord of Marchistoun in Scotland.
[1655] The Bloody almanack; or, Astrological predictions, and monthly observations; denoting and setting forth, I. The great changes, mutations, and revolutions, that will happen in the year of Christ, 1655. And the direfull actions, and memorable accidents that will befall some great ones in authority, who have inriched themselvs by the sweat of other mens browes. II. The particulars of the greatest catastrophe that ever happened in England, the calling to an account some of the Common-wealths servants, who are now become her masters; and the making of divers headless. III. A diary of the national affairs, the proceedings of the nobles, and a most excellent antidote to cure the malady of the Commons, and to confirm and establish our long-desired liberties. IV. The arraignment and conviction of divers time-buggering changlings, and the admirable effects that will attend the motion of our lawfull governors. V. The rectifying of the magistracy, the administring of true justice to the commonalty, and the exaltation of our long contended for liberty. VI. The violent diseases that will prove obnoxious and incident both to men, and women; and a brief computation of the royal chronicle. Published by authority.
Livie, John, fl. 1654-1659. / [1654. i.e. 1653] The bloody almanack; or, Monethly observations and predictions, for the year of our Lord, 1654.: Fore-telling I The great and wonderful mutation of times, and change of government, in England, Scotland, and Ireland. II The proclaiming of open wars by the Christian kings and princes, and the setting up of their royal standards. III Their proceedings touching the King of Scots, and the lamentable and unparallel'd engagement that will happen between the two mighty fleets of England and Europe. IV. The event and success of this great and memorable sea fight; and the dying of the curled waves with the bloud of princes and nobles, &c. V The advance of the King of Scots, ...; and the total vanquishing and dispersing their great armado. VI The calling to an account the officers of the nation; and the beheading of divers great ones, ... VII The taking off all oppressions and burdens from the people, ... VIII The taking away and extirpating of the power, rule, and government of the tyrannical Norman sword. IX The sad and woful condition that women with child will be exposed unto, if not prevented, by the ensuing potions here administred. Published for the general good of the Common-wealth of England, by a cordial lover of his native-countrey's rights and liberties; and freely exposed to the view of all cities, towns, and corporations,.
[1678] Bloody and barbarous news from Bishopgate-street a perfect narrative of the horrid murder of Mris. Jewers, a widow neer fourscore years of age, lately living in Angel-alley, neer the bars without Bishopsgate, on Friday the 27th of this instant September, in the evening : supposed to be committed by two persons that were lodgers in her house, who are fled, she being found strangled with a napkin, and her mouth stopt with a foul towel.
[MDCXLIII. 1643] A bloody and cruel plot, intended by the popish army, and their adherents, against the Kings Majesty and all the Protestants of the Kingdome, to the murther and ruine of the English Protestants: discovered by a petition intercepted.
[Londinatus, Christianus] / [Printed in the year 1659] Bloody Babylon discoverd:
[1641] A Bloody battell or The rebels overthrow, and Protestants victorie. Being a true relation of a great skirmish fought betweene Sir Thomas Moore of the Protestant party, and Maqueres the generall of the rebels, on the 2. day of Decemb. 1641. Also, of a cruell and detestable murther committed by 7. soldiers on the body of Mr. Atkins, his wife, and young child. In what a horrid manner they ript up his wives wombe being great with child, and afterward burnt her and her child in most lamentable manner.
Gauden, John, 1605-1662. / [1660?] The bloody court, or, The fatall tribunall: being a brief history and true narrative of the strange designs, wicked plots, and bloody conspiracies carryed on by the most sordid'st, vile, and usurping tyrants in these late years of oppressions, tyranny, martyrdome and persecutions ...
[anno Dom. 1647] The bloody diurnall from Ireland being papers of propositions, orders, an oath, and severall bloody acts, and proceedings of the confederate Catholiques assembled at Kilkenny. Ex: per Phillip: Kearnie Gen: Com. Hiberniæ Cleric:
[1615] The bloody dovvnfall of adultery. murder, ambition at the end of which are added Westons, and Mistris Turners last teares, shed for the murder of Sir Thomas Ouerbury poysoned in the Tower; who for the fact, suffered deserued execution at Tiburne the 14. of Nouember last. 1615.
[1647] A bloody fight at Balrud-Derry in Ireland: where Sir Henry Titchburne was shot in the belly, his sonne slaine, Colonell Trevor, and divers officers and gentlemen killed, others taken prisoners. Many of the rebels slaine. The garrison of Trim relieved, and the rebels pursued by Colonell Jones, with 2 demi-culverins, five field peeces, and 7000 horse and foot.
[Iune the 15. 1646] A bloody fight at Black-Water in Ireland: where almost 5000. Protestants are put to the sword by the rebels. With a list of the particulars; a relation of the manner; and the names of the chiefe. And a declaration concerning the Arch-bishop of Yorke, and divers gentlemen, and others, that deserted the King, protesting against the proceedings of the Parliaments enemies. And how Major-Generall Mitton hath taken from the Lord Byron two demi-culverins, two murdering-pieces, 200. armes, killed some, and taken divers prisoners, and good store of provisions and ammunition. Printed by the originall papers, and entred into the register booke, and published according to order.
[1649] A bloody fight in Ireland: and a great victory obtained by Sir Charles Coot Lord President of the province of Connaught, and commander of those forces, and of London-Derry, against the Brittish forces of Laggan; with some regiments of Irish and Highlanders, and Irish, under Major Generall George Monro. Major Belfore, Cap. Madder, and divers others slaine: and Lieu. Col. Galbryth, Maj. Hambleton, Cap. Steuart, Maj. Graham; and many other officers taken prisoners: and nine colours taken, and great store of arms and plunder. And Sir Robert Stuart, Col. Mervine, and Col. James Erskine, their regiments beaten. With the particulars of the fight, and a list of the chiefe that are slaine and taken. And twenty garrisons in the provost of Connaught, now possest by Sir Charles Coot, for the Parliament of England. July 2. 1649. These being faithfully collected out of the letters this day from London-Derry, are appointed to be printed. Imp. Theodor. Jenning.
[1648] A bloody fight in Scotland within two miles of Edenburgh,: since Lieut. Gen. Cromwel returned in to England. The malignants rize and fell upon Col. Gen. Lamberts men, but were repulsed and routed. Also instructions for the Lord Libberton, and Col. Innis, to treat with Col. Lambert. With a commission for divers lords to give satisfaction to the English and a proclamation published throught the kingdome of Scotland, for such, their goods to bee confiscate, and themselves punished with death. Octob. 15. 1648. Wee doe command and ordain these presents to bee published at the Market Crosse of Edenburgh, Haddington, Dunbarre, Lenilithgow, and Peebles, that none pretend ignorance. Tho. Henderson.
[1648] A bloody fight in the north on Munday last July 17. 1648. 12000 Scots with Duke Hambleton pursued Major Generall Lambert to Appleby, and wounded Col. Harrison, a member of the House of Commons, killed Captain Crumwels Lieutenant, and others. With the losse of a collonell, and 300 officers and souldiers. And a list of the particulars on both sides, with the taking of Appleby Town by the Scots.
[1643] The bloody game at cards, as it was played betwixt the King of Hearts. And the rest of his suite, against the residue of the packe of cards. Wherein is discovered where faire play; was plaid and where was fowle.
[1653] The Bloody husband, and cruell neighbour. Or, A true historie of two murthers,: lately committed in Laurence Parish, in the Isle of Thanet in Knet, neer Sandwich: one murther by the hands of Adam Sprackling Esquire, who upon the 12th day of December last, being Sabbath day; in the morning, cut, mangled, and murthered his own wife; for which fact he was hanged at Sandwich upon Wednesday the 27th day of April last, 1653. The other the murther of Richard Langly, of the same parish, whose blood also (as is here shewed) cryed against the said Mr. Sprackling, written by one that lives neer the place where the said murthers were committed, and was present at Mr. Sprackling's tryall; and published for the warning, and good of all. May 13. 1653. Imprimatur, Edm. Calamy.
[Printed in the year of the Saints Treason, 1647] A bloody independent plot discovered.: Prosecuted by the open malice and fury of divers Agitators, Levellers, Anabaptists, Brownists and other sectaries and London agents. 1 To murder the King. 2 [To] divide the Army. 3 [To] levell the nobility and gentry. 4 [To] abolish the Protestant Religion. 5 [To] act any design that shall be destructive to all these; accounting it a wilfull sinne against God if they do it not, if their consciences shall dictate it unto them. Those five were committed by the House of Commons, Nov. 25. for prosecuting these most horrid designes before mentioned. (Viz.) Thomas Prince, cheese-monger. Samuel Chidley, stocken-seller. committed to the Gate-house. Ieremy Ives. Wil: Larner. Book-binder. And Thomas Taylor. Committed to Newgate.
[1675] The bloody inkeeper, or Sad and barbarous news from Glocester-shire being a true relation how the bodies of seven men and women were found murthered in a garden belonging to a house in Putley near Glocester. With the strange and miraculous manner how the same was discovered by a smith that lately took the house, digging to set up his anvil, and finding a knife in one of the bodies.
Booker, John, 1603-1667. / [1646] A bloody Irish almanack, or, Rebellious and bloody Ireland, discovered in some notes extracted out of an almanack, printed at Waterford in Ireland for this yeare 1646. Whereunto are annexed some astrologicall observations upon a conjunction of the two malignant planets Saturne and Mars in the midle of the signe Taurus the horroscope of Ireland, upon Friday the 12. of Juue [sic] this yeare 1646. with memorable prædictions and occurrences therein. By John Booker.
[1673] The Bloody lover, or, Barbarous nevvs from Glocester a full and true relation how an inhumane villain named William Hall, did on the 16th of October last, most cruelly murther a maid, whose name was Sarah Butt, that was his sweet-heart, as she was milking, cleaving her skull in three places with a hedging-bill, cutting off one of her hands, and giving her several other mortal wounds : as also how he endeavoured to have killed a little child that was with her, and formerly attempted to murther both her and her mother, wounding the latter in several places.
[1641] A bloody masacre plotted by the papists intended first against the City of London, and consequently against the whole land. Discovered by the care of Alderman Towes, and some other godly and well affected citizens. With a relation of the great uprore on Munday last: first occasioned by some words betweene the late Bishop of Lincolne (now Archbishop of Yorke) and some London-apprentices, and secondly by Lunsford and his company: and the bloody skirmish at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday night. With the combustion then in the City, and shutting of the City gates. With the noble courage and valour, exprest by Sir Richard Wiseman at the same time.
[1674] The Bloody murtherer discovered, or, A true relation of the examination and confession of John Rendor, late butler to Esq. Bluck before that most worth person Sir William Turner (one of His Majesties Justices of the Peace) about 12 of the clock on Fryday night, who committed that great robbery and murther in the house of his master Esquire Bluck in Holbourn, on the fifth of this instant August last past ...
[1672] The Bloody murtherer, or, The unnatural son his just condemnation at the assizes held at Monmouth, March 8, 1671/2 with the suffering of his sister and servant, for the murther of his mother, Mrs. Grace Jones, for which the said son was prest to death, his sister burnt, and his boy hang'd : with a true accompt of their trials, penitent behaviour, prayers, speeches, and circumstances thereunto relating : with letters of several worthy divines.
[1675] The bloody murthers executed; or, news from Fleet-Street. Being the last speech and confessions of the two persons executed there on Friday the 22 of October, 1675 With an exact account of all the circumstances of their murthering the Knight, Sir R.S. in White-Fryers. The manner of their being apprehended, and their deportment in Newgate, from the time of their condemnation, to their execution. They were removed to hang in irons, one on Finchley-Common, and the other on Sanford Hills, on Saturday the 23d. of Octob. 1675. With allowance.
[1641] Bloody nevves from Norvvich or, a true relation of a bloody attempt of the papists in Norwich, to consume the whole city by fire. VVhich they had begun to put in practice setting a house a fire, at the lower end of High-Bridge-street, burning it to the ground, but by Gods mercy, they were hindered from doing any more mischiefe. Likewise here is added the last bloody newes from Ireland. Consisting of a bloody tragedy acted upon the body of the Lord Coffeld a Protestant, conspired by Sir Philip Moneale a trecherous and bloody rebell, with the like cruelty done to Mr. Ironmonger, by the rebels, also after what manner he being slaine, they committed his father to prison, and threw his wife and children out of doores naked. VVith the relation of how many vvagons went out of London, laden vvith ammunition to be conveigh'd to Ireland, for the use of our distressed brethren, the Protestants the 2. of Decemb.
[1675] Bloody nevvs from Chattam, or, A true and impartial account of a most barbarous murther, committed upon the body of a widdow, and her son. On twelf-day last past, by her pretended sweet-heart, in a copps, about half a mile from Becon-Hill, within a mile of Chattam. With the manner how this murther (through the providence of God) was discovered by a dog, that was with a boy gathering of sticks. A Relation of his apprehension, & what he confessed to the justice of peace and some ministers, in the goal at Canterbury, where he is now in durance. Any man may be satisfied of the truth of this, at the Queens-head at Billisgate, at the Starr Inn upon Fish-street-hill, by the Kentish carriers, and other gentlemen lodging there.
[1670?] Bloody nevvs from Clerkenwel, or, A full and true relation of a most horrid and barbarous cruelty, comited by a journey-man-cooper, vvho lived in Tumble-Down-Dick's-Court, over-against Wood's-Close· After he had been out 3 or 4 days on a ramble, coming home, on Munday the 18th. of this instant May, most inhumanely and without any provocation, kill'd his wife in a most cruel manner: she being then great with child. Together with his examination before a justice, and wishing that he had kill'd more: and his comitment the same evening to Newgate. With allowance.
[Printed in the yeare of discovery, Feb. 13. 1647] Bloody newes from Dover. Being a true relation of the great and bloudy murder, committed by Mary Champion (an Anabaptist) who cut off her childs head, being 7. weekes old, and held it to her husband to baptize. Also, another great murder committed in the north, by a Scottish commander, for which fact he was executed.
[1661] Bloody newes from St. Albans being a perfect relation of a horrible murder committed on Wednesday last, upon Mris Bass, a widdow living at the sign of the Green-Tree in the said town ... : also, a barbarous and inhumane murder, committed by a farmer near Colchester, upon his wife ... : likewise a cruel and divellish plot discovered at Wem in Shropshire by Mr. Page, a surgion, with the manner how the chief actor was taken, and committed by the mayor of Shrewsbury ...
[1678] Bloody news from Angel-Alley in Bishopgate-Street, being a true and full account of the cruel murdering of one Dorothy Jewers, who on Fryday last, the 27th of September, was barbarously robbed and kill'd by two of her lodgers. : With an account how she was at first found dead, and also how these murderers after they had committed this bloody fact made their escape.
[1661] Bloody news from Clarken-well being a true relation of a horrid murther committed by John Mason upon Gregory Reeves at Mr. Hues, a bakers ... upon Munday night last, being the ninth of July ... : also how he was apprehended, and his examination and confession before Justice Powel on Tuesday last ... : together with a true and exact narrative of a bloody murther committed by a souldiers wife on her husband ... on Wednesday last, with her examination and confession : this is an exact relation as it was brought from Mr. Hues the Bakers in Clarkenwell.
[1683] Bloody news from Covent Garden; being a true relation, how one Mr. Bulger, an Irish gentleman, who committed a horrible and bloody murther near the three-tun tavern, in Chandois-Street: and of a baker's wife that is secured for the same fact:
[1694] Bloody news from Devonshire being a true though lamentable relation of four barbarous and horrid murders, committed by an inhuman father upon the bodies of his son and three daughters, at a village near Combe in the county of Devon, on the 30th of March, 1694 ... : also, the deplorable condition his wife is in, whom he pursued with an intent to murder : together with his confession before a justice of peace, and commitment to Exon jayl / as it was communicated by a letter from an eminent dealer in Combe, to a worthy citizen in London.
[1689] Bloody news from Paris, or, A Relation of the tragical end of some persons of quality at Paris: who on the 8th of this instant, August, 1689, suffer'd for their witty zeal the severe revenge of Lewis the Most Christian King.
[1673] Bloody news from Shrewsbury being a true and perfect relation of a horrible villain, by name Thomas Renolds ... he before he was eighteen years of age, murdered Alice Stephens, and her daughter ... for all which, and many other smaller facts ... he was condemned and hanged in chains at Shrewsbury the 14th day of March, 1672/3.
[in the Year 1676] Bloody news from Southwark: or, A perfect relation how the master of the Ship-Inne neer Deadman-place, was found barbarously kill'd upon his bed, on Tuesday the 15th of this instant February.: And several other remarkable circumstances of the fact.
[1683] The Bloody papist, or, A true relation of the horrid and barbarous murder committed by one Ro Sherburn of Kyme in Lincolnshire (a notorious papist) upon his wife whom in an inhumane manner he murder'd in her bed, for which he is now a prisoner in Lincoln-Gaol.
[Printed in the yeare of much blood-shed. 1643] The Bloody Parliament, in the raigne of an unhappy prince:
[January 21, 1647] A bloody plot discovered against the Independents: wherein is laid open, the manner of this horrid conspiracie, and how it should have been executed. With the place and hour when this fatall blow should have been given. Whereunto is annexed: sixe propositions presented to his Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax; concerning certain arguments hald and maintained by the Independents.
[1647] A bloody plot discovered to surprize the Tower, and the Parliament, as it was reported by one of the actors owne confession, who is in custody to the Serjeant at Armes of the House of Commons. Also how a party of Cavaliers have listed themselves under the Lord Cleaveland, their designed Generall of Horse, and Sir Marmaduke Langdale, their Lieutenant Generall of Foot. And forty collonels and other officers 1800 horse, and many foot said to be listed. And the grounds of reporting the Army to be comming to London; and the reports of His Majesty to be gone from the Isle of Wyght. Collonel Hudson committed to the Tower, and others apprehended. And a committee of the House of Commons appointed to examine the businesse, and double guards set about the Tower, and the prisoners kept up close. And an order of the House of Lords for examining Collonell Wilshire and others.
[1641] A bloody plot, practised by some papists in Darbyshire. And lately discovered by one Jacob Francklin, sexton of the parish church of Bingley within thirteene miles of Darbie. With the examination of one Iohn Symonds an instrument in this conspiracie. Together with his confession taken before the Iustices of the peace of the same county. Also the names of those whom he confessed to be confederates in this said plot. And what ammunition and all kind of provision was found and taken in two of these confederates houses, Ian. 18. 1641. A true relation.
[Iune 4. 1646] Bloody plots against the Parliament, the city, and the kingdome, and against the godly Protestants, and such as seeke the peace of the kingdome. And a letter found in Martins Church, on Sunday, May 31. 1646. about a general rising threatned. This is licensed according to order.
I. W. / [Printed MDCXLIII. 1643] The bloody prince, or A declaration of the most cruell practices of Prince Rupert,: and the rest of the cavaliers, in fighting against God, and the true members of His Church. by I. W.
Walwyn, William, 1600-1681. / [Printed in this yeare of dissembling, 1648] The bloody proiect, or a discovery of the new designe, in the present war.: Being a perfect narrative of the present proceedings of the severall grandee factions, for the prevention of a just peace, and promoting of a causelesse warre, to the destruction of the King, Parliament & people. Whereunto is annexed several expedients for an happy accommodation tending to the satisfaction of all parties, without the further effusion of blood. / By W.P. Gent.
[1668] The bloody Quaker or the Glocester-shire murder discovered: Being an exact and true relation of a bloody murder, committed by one farmer restal a Quaker of Stoke near Tueksbury in Glocester-shire who with his son murdered the wife of one robert Hamond to whom he was indebted the summe of thirty pound, as also another young woman which had been married but four dayes before, and how the murder was discovered by the meanes of a boy which over run them, likewise their arraignment at Glocester assizes, their condemnation, with the execution of the son, the 7th of this present July and how the father is at present repreived. With allowance.
[1648] A bloody slaughter at Pembrooke-Castle in Wales: where Collonel Poyer opposeth the Parliament, and hath killed and wounded 11 men, batters down the houses in the town, and refuseth to submit to the ordinance of Parliament. With the treaty of Collonel Flemming, and the gentlemen of the county with him, the danger of Tinby Castle to revolt from the Parliament. And a declaration from the chief officers under Major Generall Langhorne, subscribed by their owne hands. March 21. 1647. Imprimatur Gil. Mabbot.
[1645] The bloody treatie: or, Proceedings between the King and Prince Rupert. As also, between Pr. Rupert and Capt. Pickering. Who hath brought in 4. of the Kings collonels, to the Parliament; with the whole proceedings of Ruperts perambulation from the King at Newark, and his return to Woodstock with 400. horse. And how cruelly they used Captain Pickering during the treatie; who by the help of Collonel Willis, Collonel Honywood, Collonel Fisher, and Collonel Roulston, is now returned safe to the Parliament, and hath brought them in from the King. With Ruperts letter to the King, about a bloody massacre. Die Saturn. Decemb. 13. 1645. Appointed to be printed, and is published according to order.
[1675] Bloud justly reveng'd, or, A True relation of the confessions and behaviour of the two persons hang'd in Fleetstreet, Octob. 22. 1675. And thence removed to hang in chains, on Sandford-hill and Finchly Common. For murthering Sir R.S. : Published for a warning to all rash and unadvised persons. With allowance.
[1605] The bloudy booke, or, The tragicall and desperate end of Sir Iohn Fites (alias) Fitz
[1654] The bloudy field, or, The great engagement of the English and Scottish forces beyond sterling; with the manner of how Major Gen. Massey's Lieu colonel led on the forlorn hope against Col. Morgan, and charged each other with abundance of courage and resolution. The particulars of the fight, the event and success thereof, the number killed, taken, and wounded on both sides, and the commissions granted in the name of the King of Scots, to the English red coats that come in to his assistance. Likevvise, the imbodying of the tvvo armies on both sides, the interposing of General Monk neer the mountains, the advancing of Col. Lilburn to his assistance, the besieging of one of our chief castles, and the marching of some of the cavalry towards Cumberland.
[Printed in the year, 1648] A bloudy fight at Pontefract castle in York-Shire on Sunday morning last, between the Kings forces, and the Parliaments; shewing the manner how they sallyed out of the castle with 400. horse and foot, fell upon the Parliaments guards, beat them out of the works, ruined a troop of horse, and routed two guards of foot. With the full particulars of the said fight, a list of the number killed and taken prisoners; and a great blow given by the most loyall patriot to his King and country, renowned Col. Rainsborough. Also, another bloudy fight neer the city of York, 30 killed upon the place, and one hundred taken prisoners. And an unexpected victory obtained by the royalists neer Newark upon Trent.
[1648] A bloudy fight at sea disputed and maintained by the Royall Navy, under the conduct and command of His Highnesse the Prince of VVales, with the exact and true particulars thereof, the number killed, wounded, and thrown over-board. And the further proceedings of the Earl of Warwick concerning the Prince, with a letter to his Highness, from the English sea-men, and their resolution thereupon. Also, exceeding good newes from the Isle of Wight for peace.
[1650] A Bloudy fight at sea,: between the Parliament of England's fleet, commanded by General Blague, and Prince Ruperts navie, neer Carthaginia Road, upon the coast of Spain: ...
[MDCLIX. 1659] A bloudy fight between the Parliaments forces, and Sir George Booth's, under the conduct of Sir Thomas Middleton, and Collonel Ireland; on Priest-Moor, near Red-Hill Castle, in the county of Shropshire, about seven miles from Shrewsbury. With the particulars thereof, the manner of the engagement; the number of officers and souldiers taken prisoners; divers slain; and a great body of horse routed and pursued. Likewise the names of the commanders that gave the onset; the dividing of the enemies army into two bodies, and their marching towards York and Wales.
[1653] A Bloudy fight between [t]he two potent fleets of England and Holland, on Thursday and Friday the second and third of June, in St. Georges Channel; with the number of ships that were burnt, sunk, and taken in the engagement: And a perfect account of the proceedings of both the fleets.
[1648] A bloudy fight in Essex upon Fryday last, being the 9 of this instant moneth of June, 1648. betwixt a party of the Essex forces commanded by Captain Beard, and a party of horse, who was going after Goring. With the number that were slain on both sides, and the resolution of the inhabitants of Essex, touching the said Goring and his forces. Likewise, a great fight in the north, and fifty colonels, lieutenant-colonels, majors, captains, and other officers, slain and taken prisoners. With a relation of the Duke of York his landing at Yarmouth in Norfolk with 2000. men.
[1652] A bloudy fight in France, between the Kings army, and the Parliaments, neer the city of Paris: with the manner how the citizens sallyed forth, and the great defeat given them by His Majesties horse, commanded by the titular Duke of York; with the besieging of the city; and a treaty for the surrender: also, a great victory obtained by the English against the French at sea; the number of ships sunk and taken; and the seizing of the most richest prize that hath been known for many years.
[1651 i.e. 1652] A bloudy fight in France, between the Kings army, commanded by General Harcourt, the King of Scots, and the Duke of York; and the Prince of Conde's Forces, on Christmas Day last. With the manner how the said Duke led on the forlorn hope, fell upon the Princes forces, gave the first onset; and after a gallant charge, (seconded by his brother the King) routed them, and beat them out of their trenches. With the number killed and taken prisoners, most of their ordnance, armes, and ammunition, and two other armies entring the field, under the command of the King of Poland's son, and Prince Edward.
[Anno MDCXLIX 1649] A bloudy fight in Hartford-shire, between the Parliaments forces, and the Club Royalists, on Tuesday last; shewing the manner of their engagement, and how the adverse party fell upon the Parliamenteers, to revenge the bloud of the late King. With the particulars thereof, and a narrative of the barbarous actions that were then put in execution, by slitting their fingers, the palm of their hands, and most cruelly wounding them, even from the crown of the head, (almost) to the sole of the foot. Also a bloudy fight at Bristol, between the butchers, and the Lord Lieutenant Cromwels forces designed for Ireland; the successe thereof; and joyfull newes from the siege at Dublin, and the King of Scots his fleet at Kingsale. Ordered, that the aforesaid particulars, be printed and published without interruption or molestation.
[1652] A bloudy fight in Ireland, between the Parliaments forces, commanded by Sir Charles Coot, and Col. Russels; and the kings forces, under the conduct and command of Gen. Preston, and the E. of Clanrickards upon his Lordships attempt to raise the siege with 4000 horse and foot, on the 11th of this instant Feb. 1652. Also, the particulars of the said fight; the total routing of the Irish army; 1500 slain upon the place, 700 taken prisoners; and a list of all their ordnance, arms, ammunition, bagg and baggage. Likewise, the storming of Dublin, the burning of 800 houses, or cabines, the putting of 500 men, women, and children to the sword; their seizing on the treasury, and taking great store of plate, and many thousand pounds in money.
[1651] A bloudy fight in Ireland: between, the Lord Deputies forces, and the Earl of Castlehaven's; wherein, were 1300 kild and taken prisoners; the whole army routed, and all their ordnance, ammunition, bag and baggage taken. Also, Major General Masseys advance into Brunt Island, against the Lord Generals forces, the manner of the ordnance playing for three days together: and a perfect narrative of the proceedings of both armies. Together, with Major Ceneral [sic] Montgomery's advance westward, and what happened upon our forces march to meet him. Published according to Order.
[26. March, 1649] A bloudy fight in Scotland, between the English, Irish, and Scots, and a totall rout given to the adverse party in that kingdome, 1500. taken prisoners and dispersed, 120 killed upon the place, and many wounded. Also, the resolution of Lieutenant Generall David Lesley, concerning the Parliament of England, and the Armie. Together with a great fight at sea, betwixt the Parliament, and the Princes fleet, and the further proceedings of the forces in Lancashire: with Major Generall Ashtons letter to the Parliament. Published by authority.
[1648] A bloudy fight neer Newark, between the Kings forces commanded by two Scottish colonels, and the Parliaments forces commanded by Colonell Hacker, upon Friday night last, July 28. With the number that were killed, wounded, and taken prisoners, and their design to secure Nottingham Castle for the King. Also, a fight between Lieut. Gen. Cromwels horse, and the Scottish forces, and the event thereof. And the revolting of the strong Castle of Scarborough in Yorkshire, from the obedience of Parliament, and declaring for the King, and their hanging out a flag of defiance against all independent government. Likewise, the further desires of the citizens of London, to both Houses of Parliament, concerning the listing of forces within the City, and their treaty at Guild-Hall. And the resolution of the House of Peers to live and die with the citizens.
T. B. (Thomas Brewer) / [1610] The bloudy mother, or The most inhumane murthers, committed by Iane Hattersley vpon diuers infants, the issue of her owne bodie: & the priuate burying of them in an orchard with her araignment and execution. As also, the most loathsome and lamentable end of Adam Adamson her Master, the vnlawfull begetter of those vnfortunate babes being eaten and consumed aliue with wormes and lice. At east Grinsted in Sussex neere London, in Iuly last. 1609.
[1648] Bloudy nevves from Bedford-Shire: concerning the late fights on Sunday and Munday last between the forces under the command of the Duke of Buckingham, and the forces commanded by Sir Michael Lievesey, and Col. Skroop. Likevvise the uumber [sic] that were slain, wounded, and taken prisoners, and the full particulars of each dayes action. VVith the declaration of the counties of Buckingham, Bedford, and Hartford-shire, concerning the Duke of Buckinghams taking up of arms for the King, and his further proceedings concerning his Majesty. Together with bloudy newes from Penbrook and Colchester, communicating the proceedings of Col. John Poyer, Col. Horton, the Lord Generall Fairfax, and Sir Charles Lucas.
[1648] Bloudy nevves from Colchester: concerning the late fight on Tuesday last, between the forces under the command of Sir Charles Lucas, and the Suffolke Forces, neer the Hast-gate; with the manner of the fight, and the number that were slain and taken prisoners. Likewise, the proclamation of the Earle of Norwich, and Sir Charles Lucas, concerning the Duke of York's comming to Coulchester, and their proclaiming of it at the head of each regiment throughout the towne. Together with the Lord Generals propositions to the Earle of Norwich, and Sir Charles Lucas, touching a generall peace. And their answer thereunto, concerning his Excellencies Army.
Salmon, James, 17th cent. / [1641] Bloudy nevves from Ireland,: or the barbarous crueltie by the papists used in that kingdome. By putting men to the svvord, deflovvring women, and dragging them up and downe the streets, and cruelly murdering them, and thrusting their speeres through their little infants before their eyes, and carrying them up and downe on pike-points, in great reproach, and hanging mens quarters on their gates in the street, at Armagh, Logall, at the Fort of Lease, and divers other places in Ireland. As also, the bloudy acts of Lord Mack-queere their ri[n]g-leader, and cousin to that arch-rebell Mack-queere Generall to Tyron, in the time of Queene Elizabeth of never dying memory. / Related by James Salmon lately come from thence, who hath lived there with his wife and children, these 10 yeeres last past, and now to escape the bloud-thirsty rebels, made an escape away by night, who is here resident in this city, Decemb. the 1. 1641.
[MDCXLVIII. 1648] Bloudy nevves from Kent being a relation of the great fight at Rochester and Maidstone, betwixt the Parliaments army under the comand of the Lord Generall Fairfax, and the Kentish forces commanded by Generall Hales. With the number that were slain and taken prisoners, and a list of the Kentish commanders, and the town of Maidstone taken. Squire Hales Generall. Sir Thomas Peyton Lieutenant Generall. The Lord Goring. Col. Washington. Sir George Lisle. Col. Dudley. Sir William Compton. Col. Hacker. Col. Tracy. Col. Hales. Col. Dorrell. Col. Godfrey. Col. Hammond. Col. Hardresse. Col. Lee. Likewise, the proceedings and resolution of Col. Cook and his regiment of butchers.
[1659] Bloudy nevves from Portsmouth : Being a true relation of a great and desperate onset given by Major Randol, on Friday morning last: with the particula[r]s thereof, the manner of the engagement, and the number killed and taken prisoners. Also, the re-inforcing and securing of Ports Down Fort by the Parliaments forces. And a declaration of Sir Arthur Hasilrig and Vice-Admiral Lawson: with proposals to the people, Army Navy, and the militia of London, and the countrey. Likewise, a message from General Monck, to the Lords, Knights, gentlemen, and sheriffs, in the northern parts; and their answer thereunto.
[1648] Bloudy nevves from Scotland declaring the particulars of a great and bloudy fight neer Sterling Bridge, between the English forces commanded by Lieuienant [sic] Generall Cromwell, and the Scottish forces, commanded by Major Generall Monro. With the full particulars fo the fight, the manner of their ingagement, the number killed and taken prisoners, the totall routing of Major Gen. Monro and all his forces, and taking of all his ordnance, arms and ammunition. Also, the Scots declaration to Lieut. Gen. Cromwell, and his express demands to his Army. With the discovery of a bloudy plot against the Lord Gen. Fairfax, shewing the manner how he should have been stabbed at St. Albans, and 40 Parliament men put to the sword.
[1652] Bloudy nevves from sea: a perfect narrative of a great and bloudy fight between the English fleet commanded by General Blake, and the Dutch navy upon the Northern seas. With the particulars thereof, the occasion and manner of their engagement, and the number of ships sunk and taken. Also, a great victory obtained against the Hollanders by Sir George Ascue upon the coast of France, the manner of the fight, and the number of ships burnt, sunk, and taken by the English there. Likewise, Vantrump's Challenge, sent to General Blake, to fight him on the coast of Flanders, or the Narrow-Seas: with the great preparations that are making in Holland of men, mony, and other provisions to resist the English.
[1648] Bloudy nevves from the Isle of Wight since the return of the Parliaments commissioners from the King; with the paritculars thereof, and the number killed, and taken prisoners; and His Majesties declaration concerning the said fight. The demands and proposals of the army, touching His Majesty, and their full resolution thereupon; presented to the Lord Gen. Fairfax, to be communicated to the Parliament. Likewise, a bloudy fight at sea, and the full relation of a great victory obtained by the Prince of VVales his fleet, Prince Rupert mortally wounded, and divers other commanders slain and taken prisoners.
[1648] Bloudy nevves from the Lord Byron, in Wales; declaring the proceedings of the royall party, against the Parliaments forces, and the rising of the Welch-men with long hookes, and the bloudy execution done thereby. Also, a great fight neer the Isle of Anglesea, between the forces commanded by the Lord Byron, and Col. Horton, with the particulars thereof, and the number killed and taken. And a dangerous fight at Scarbrough Castle in Yorkes, between a party of the Princes forces, and Col. Bethels. Likewise, the resolution of the Levellers of England. And the remonstrance and declaration of Lieut. Gen. Cromwell, concerning the enemies of religion, King, and kingdome. Commanded to be printed and published. O. Crumwell.
[1648] Bloudy nevves from the north: declaring the engagement of the forces, commanded by Lieut. Gen. Crumwel, and Major Gen. Munro; the particulars of a fight, and the number killed and taken. Also, a gallant victory obtained in Cleveland, beyond the City of York, against Sir Philip Musgrave and his forces, with the exact and full relation thereof. Likewise, strange and terrible newes for the Kingdome of Scotland, the like never heard of before. And a declaration of the Prince of VVales, his proceedings at sea, and sailing towards Holland; and the Earle of VVarwick's resolution touching the same.
[1609] A bloudy new-yeares gift, or A true declaration of the most cruell and bloudy murther, of maister Robert Heath, in his owne house at high Holbourne, being the signe of the fire-brand which murther was committed by Rowland Cramphorne, seruant and tapster to the said Heath: on new-yearesday last past in the morning, 1609. Whereunto is annexed, sundry exploits of Tendance, otherwise called Double diligence, seruant vnto Derricke the hangman, who with his consort (Olde dublets) was executed at Tyborne, in Ianuary last past 1609.
[1652] Bloudy newes from Holland: being a true relation of the present proceedings of the Dutch-men against the English, at the Hague, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brill, Dort, Flushin, and divers other places. Also, a great fight at sea, between the Parliaments ships, and the Hollanders; the number burnt, sunk, and taken, by Captain Johnson and the rest of the English; with the manner of the said engagement. Likewise Lieu. Colonel John Lilburn made Captain of a man of War for the States of Holland, and his letter to the Lord General Cromwel.
[1652] Bloudy newes from sea: being a perfect narrative, and exact relation, of the great and desperate engaging, between two hundred sail of English and Dutch-Men of war, upon the coast of Scilley: with the manner how Gen. Blake, and Sir George Ascue, drew their fleet into Battalia; the resolution of the Hollander; and the number of ships taken by the English. Also, the chasing of divers ships to the Downs; the taking of some English by Captain Bradshaw; the sinking of the London Faulcon; the number of ships surprized in Sole-Bay neer Yarmouth; and above one hundred sail of colliers coming into the Downs, bound for London. With the seizing of all the ships and goods belonging to the English merchants at St. Mallows in France; and the Kings proclamation to all his subjects.
[1652] Bloudy newes from the Barbadaes [sic], being a true relation of a great and terrible fight between the Parliaments Navie, commanded by Sir George Ayscue; and the king of Scots forces under the conduct and command of the Lord Willoughby. With the particulars of the fight; the storming of the island; the manner how the Parliaments forces were repulsed, and beaten off from Carlisle Bay, and the blockhouse; and the number killed and wounded. Likewise, a dangerous fight in Scotland, between the Parliaments forces, and the red-shanks; the manner of the fight; and the event and success thereof. Published for general satisfaction.
Ramsey, James, merchant. / [1651] Bloudy newes from the East-Indies:: being a true relation, and perfect abstract of the cruel, barbarous, and inhumane proceedings of the Dutch-men against the English at Amboyna: ... the unjust tryall of the English marchants and factors: their examinations and confessions: the bloudy sentence pronounced against them: and the manner how Capt. Towerson, Mr. Tompson, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Beomont, Mr. Clerk, and divers others, were hang'd up by the hands on a large door, where they were made fast upon two iron staples, and their hands and legs stretched asunder; as also burning them with lighted torches under their armpits, & with lighted candles in the bottom of their feet, under the elbows, and in the palm of their hands. Then they bound a cloth about their necks and faces very close, and powring water upon their heads, till the cloth was full up to the nostrils, stifled them, forcing their eyes to start of their heads; their cheekes to seem like great bladders; and each mans body to swell as big as three. With their speeches at the place of execution; at which instant a great darkness arose. / These particulars are averred by Mr Ramsey, a merchant; an eye-witness of their martyrdoms; who desires the publishing thereof throughout all England. Signed, James Ramsey.
Smith, R., of Richmond, Yorkshire. / [1648] Bloudy newes from the north, declaring the particulars of three severall fights, neer Carlisle, Berwick, and Scarbrough, between the English, Scots, and French, under the command of Lieu. Gen. Crumwell, Col. Gen. Lambert, Generall Monro, Col. Sir Tho: Tildsley Colonell Boynton, Major Sanderson, and Major Ashton. With the number killed and taken on each side, the routing of the French neer Scarbrough, the great blow given to the Scots neer Carlisle, Monro's retreating into Scotland with the remainder of his horse and foot, and the dispersing of Col. Tildsley's forces neer Berwick. Likewise, the marching of the English Army toward Scotland, and Lieu. Gen. Cromwels summons to the said kingdom.
[1641] The bloudy persecution of the Protestants in Ireland being the contents of severall letters brought by his Majesties post from Ireland, November the 21. 1641, wherein is related, how the rebels forces doe daily encrease, and how the Protestants still are destroyed by fire and sword, without any mercie, also, how many good townes and castles in the county of Monno, have beene consumed by fire. With a true rclation [sic] of the cruelty which the rebels used to Sir Patricke Dunson, by ravishing of his lady before his face, spurning of his children to death, and slaying his servants and himselfe after an unheard of bloudy manner. And how his lady was rescued by Sir Thomas Moore.
Perrin, J. P. (Jean Paul) / [1624] The bloudy rage of that great antechrist of Rome and his superstitious adherents, against the true church of Christ and the faithfull professors of his gospell. Declared at large in the historie of the Waldenses and Albigenses, apparently manifesting vnto the world the visibilitie of our Church of England, and of all the reformed churches throughout Christendome, for aboue foure hundred and fiftie years last past. Diuided into three parts ... / All which hath bene faithfully collected out of the authors named in the page following the preface, by I.P.P.M. ; Translated out of French by Samson Lennard.
[1646] A bloudy tenent confuted, or, Bloud forbidden:: shewing the unlawfulnesse of eating bloud, in what manner of thing soever. Wherein is clearely proved by Scripture, that eating of bloud was alwaies unlawfull both to Jewes and Gentiles; and is still unlawfull for Christians under the Gospell. With an answer to all objections to the contrary: and the vindicating of this opinion from Judaisme.
Cotton, John, 1584-1652. / [1647] The bloudy tenent, washed, and made white in the bloud of the Lambe: being discussed and discharged of bloud-guiltinesse by just defence. Wherein the great questions of this present time are handled, viz. how farre liberty of conscience ought to be given to those that truly feare God? And how farre restrained to turbulent and pestilent persons, that not onely raze the foundation of godlinesse, but disturb the civill peace where they live? Also how farre the magistrate may proceed in the duties of the first table? And that all magistrates ought to study the word and will of God, that they may frame their government according to it. Discussed. As they are alledged from divers Scriptures, out of the Old and New Testament. Wherein also the practise of princes is debated, together with the judgement of ancient and late writers of most precious esteeme. Whereunto is added a reply to Mr. Williams answer, to Mr. Cottons letter. / By John Cotton Batchelor in Divinity, and teacher of the church of Christ at Boston in New England.
[1649] A blovdy fight at Dublin in Ireland,: between the Marquesse of Ormond, and Col. Jones, and a list of the officers and souldiers killed and taken on both sides, with the manner of the fight, and the Lord Moon's revolting from the Parliament to the Prince, and joyning his horse with the said Marquesse; together with Col. Trevor, Col. Yearmond, and divers of Sir Thomas Armstrong's horse, deserting of Col. Jones, and declaring for the Kings of Scots; & the uniting of the Irish armies against the Parliament.
Hopkins, Ezekiel, 1634-1690. / [1692] A blow at profaneness in a description and a rebuke of it, taken out of the right reverend Bishop Hopkins exposition of the Ten Commandments.
[1713] The blue garter no more a sign of honesty than a gilded bush is of good wine.