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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1240

Charles II, King of England (1630-1685) Doc. Signed

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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Property from the Estate of William H. Rasch


Charles II, King of England (1630-1685) Manuscript Doc. Signed, manuscript document signed while in exile, dated November 26, 1656, at Court in Bruges, a military commission appointing Edward Wod to be Colonel of a Regiment of Foot and giving him "full power & authority to leavy the full number of one thousand Men...And with the same to fight, kill & destroy all who are in arms against Us" and to "seize on any Fort, Castle, Towne or City in Rebellion against Us...", on vellum, with paper seal.

Measurements: Height: 3 1/2 in. x Width: 8 3/4 in.


Overall good condition, wear to edges, some toning, creases from folding.

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