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Alice Lisle, The Last English Woman Beheaded.

$35.00

Alice Lisle, The Last English Woman Beheaded.

$35.00

Artist/Cartographer: E. M. Ward. R.A.
Engraver: F. Heath.
Publisher: James Virtue, London.
Date: Circa. 1875.
Size: 11 7/8″ x 9″.

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Artist/Cartographer: E. M. Ward. R.A.
Engraver: F. Heath.
Publisher: James Virtue, London.
Date: Circa. 1875.
Size: 11 7/8″ x 9″.

Description: Original English Steel-line engraved scene of Alice Lisle and servants being questioned/arrested by soldiers of the King.

Lady Alice Lisle, commonly known as Alicia Lisle or Dame Alice Lyle, was a landed lady of the English county of Hampshire. She was found guilty of hiding fugitives after the defeat of the Monmouth Rebellion at the Battle of Sedgemoor and in 1685 (same year as the battle) she was beheaded. Lady Alice Lisle was the last woman to be beheading in England.

Condition: Good +
Some browning and foxing. Paper is a think stock. Creases to one corner. Top and bottom margins are tight.

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