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Oxford besiedged surprised, taken, and pittifully entred on Munday the second of Iune last, 1645. by the valiant forces of the London and Westminster Parliament. Written, by a trusty wellwisher of theirs, who sted-fastly hopes, and heartily prayes, they may have the like prosperous successe in all their future undertakings. The writers name and surname begins with the 9th letter of the Greeke alphabet, io-ta.

By 1580-1653. John Taylor


[1], 7 p."A trusty wellwisher" = John Taylor.Place of publication and printer from Wing.A humorous account of a pretended capture of Oxford on June 2, the same day the Royalists made a successful sortie at Headington Hill.Some print show-through.Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library

Topics: University of Oxford -- Humor -- Early works to 1800., England and Wales. -- Parliament -- Humor -- Early works to 1800., Royalists -- Humor -- Early works to 1800., Peace -- Controversial literature -- Humor -- Early works to 1800., Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Humor -- Early works to 1800.
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Year: 1645
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