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Record Number: DRY0201

Related Work: Woodstock

Illustration Title/Caption: Wildrake's Attempt to Assassinate Cromwell

Keyword(s): Cromwell, General Oliver - Everard, Markham - Holdenough, Nehemiah - Murder & Murderers - Wildrake, Roger

Artist: Stanley Berkeley

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 14.6 x 9.5

Date: 1894

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Dryburgh Edition], 25 vols (London & Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 21 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Wildrake being disarmed held back by Markham Everard and Nehemiah Holdenough, after his bungled attempt kill Cromwell, who holds one hand within the buff jerkin which had resisted Wildrake’s sword [Ch. 30].

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