Official Record of the Trial of Charles I

Official Record of the Trial of Charles I
  • Title: Engrossment of the Official Record of the Trial of King Charles I

  • Date : 3 March 1651

  • Medium : Parchment roll of 29 membranes

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/JO/10/14/11A

  • Description :

    This roll is entitled: "A Journall of the proceedings in the high Court of Justice erected by Act of the Commons... for the trying and judging of Charles Stewart King of England". It is signed by John Phelpes, Clerk to the Court. It concludes with a declaration by Henry Scobell (Clerk of the Parliaments) of 3 March 1651, that it is a true record of the proceedings of the trial. The roll is endorsed, "Brought into Par[liament] Office a[nno] 12 Caroli 2... produced at the arraignment".

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