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    Thomas Scott. The Belgick Souldier: Dedicated to the Parliament. Or, Warre was a Blessing. Dort [I.e. London:] N.P., 1624. Krown & Spellman retail: $650. First Edition. 4to. 179 x 127mm. A3,B-F4,G2 [Lacks A1, first blank.] [2],47,[1]pp. 19th c. 1/2 blue morocco, blindstamp of Armour Institute. of Technology on t.p., soiling and staining. Ex-library with library card pockets, check out card, and numeric spine label. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Thomas Scott, 1580?-1626, political writer. "...Scott quitted England for the Netherlands towards the close of 1623, when he became preacher to the English garrison at Utrecht. There he continued writing pamphlets against the Roman Catholics, many of which were published in England after Scott's departure. He was assassinated by an English soldier named John Lambert on 18 June 1626, as he was coming out of church, accompanied by his brother William Scott and his nephew Thomas Scott. The assassin was put to the torture, but persisted in asserting that he was 'never hyred or induced by the perswasions of any priest, Jesuit, or other person to attempt that bloudy act.' Although the man was evidently mad, and subject to strange hallucinations, he was condemned to death and executed, his right hand being first cut off." DNB         STC 22071.ESTCs116968.

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