Generall Lesleys speech in the Parliament of Scotland the 25 of October 1641 in defence of himselfe upon certaine slanders which are reported of him : wherein he expresseth his affection to the king and kingdome of England : also concerning the traytors of Scotland which did lay a plot to take away his life.

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SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 259:E. 199, no. 18.
ContributionsNewark, David Leslie, Baron, d. 1682.
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[David Leslie Newark, Baron]. Generall Lesleys speech in the Parliament of Scotland the 25 of October, In defence of himselfe upon certaine slanders which are reported of him.

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