His most Sacred Majesty King Charles the first giveing his Royall Orders to his Secretary of War Sr. Edward Walker Kt. concerning ye. great Rebellion.
Engraving, sheet 270 x 335mm (10½ x 13¼"). Trimmed, losing top of image, and tipped into album sheet with hand-drawn borders; folded along lower edge. Very scarce.
King Charles I and Edward Walker stand by a large drum serving as a table. Troops, horses and tents in distance. By autumn 1642, at the beginning of the English Civil War, Walker (1612-77) was Charles' secretary at war. In april 1644 he was made secretary extraordinary of the privy council. Illustration to Walker's 'Historical Discourses'.
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