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Lilburne's Trial 1649: CM.217-1938

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Lilburne's Trial 1649

Maker(s)

Ruler: Cromwell, Oliver (1653-1658)
Engraver: Simon, Thomas

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Description

This medal was stuck on Lilburne's acquittal in 1649, when he accused of high treason for libelling Cromwell and Ireton.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-10-14) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Production date: AD 1649

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 34 mm Diameter 34 mm Weight 12.81 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of John Lilburne, facing left, hair long and straight, in falling lace collar drapery round the bust.

  • Text: IHON . LILBORNE . SAVED . BY . THE . POWER . OF . THE . LORD . AND . THE . INTEGRITY OF . HIS . IVRY . WHO . ARE . IVGES . OF . LAW . AS . WEL . AS . FACT . OCT 26 . 1649
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A rose in the centre of concentric circles, on which are the names of his Jurymen.

  • Text: MYLES . PETTY . STE . ILES . ABR . SMITH . ION . KING . NIC . MVRIN . THO . DAINTY . EDM . KEYSAR . EDW . PARKINS . RAL . PACKMAN . WIL . COMINS . SY . WEEDON . HEN . TOWLEY . OCTOBER . 26 . 1649.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.217-1938
Primary reference Number: 227482
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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