Sources and commentary by Professor Jason Peacey.
Source: extracts from proceedings at the High Court of Justice, 20, 22, 23 and 27 January 1649, as reported in a contemporary newspaper.
- What do these extracts reveal about the aim of the trial?
- What do these extracts reveal about Charles I?
- What do these extracts reveal about the way in which the trial was staged?
- Who were the authors? And what were their motives?
- Who was in the audience?