A Full and true relation of the great and wonderful revolution that hapned lately in the kingdom of Siam in the East-Indies:
11 January 2014
London : Printed for Randal Taylor
giving a particular account of the seizing and death of the late king, and of the setting up of a new one : as also of the putting to death of the king's only daughter, his adopted son who was a Christian, his two brothers, and of Monsieur Constance, his great minister of state, and favourer of the French : and of the expulsion of all the Jesuits, missionary priests, officers and soldiers of the French nation out of that kingdom, that endeavoured to bring it under the French domination : being the substance of several letters writ in Octob. 1688, and Feb. 1689 from Siam, and the coast of Cormandel
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Arm’ of the drirvizrgierzt af tbe FRENCH. x 2'1‘.
and fromthat time forwardopm Pirmclmrd began to deftfc
‘from his cruel Treatment of the Fre7zcl2,and otl1er7;Cl1rif’tia
‘ans that were inphts power. . A '-
In tl1eMohtl1ofjuly, the Kingof ‘Skim: hapliecl to die;
but the manner ofit, nor the cert'a1n‘day, being asgyet un
known, Opra.Pitra’ql2;zrd let‘ out f1‘o1n“.LowUo- on the lall;
day of tl1elMonth ftor,S"z',aj22,; where he -was Crown’d with
great Ceremony, and without any oppolition. Next day
after the Coronation , he order’d all the Freml; and
Englzfly that xvereat Sirzzgz and Lozrvor to be‘ let‘ at’li--
On thebgd of iAz)gQu[Z I arrived at Si-am, with four other
French Oflicers, namely Mellieurs dc .Frette'ville,a a'e V422-‘
hdrilpleg, ties Cxzrges, and deL4ijfe.
on the 9th Opra Pimrclmrd now King of S-z'4m', fent us
all live to Brmcock, not to our own General, as we hoped,
but to his General that Commancled the Malajans, who
kept us Prifoners almolla Month ; and all the Freml: that
were left at Siam. were delivered into the Cuflody of the
Jefuits, and of the Chief Factor of the Fremlz Company
of Merchants, to be reponlible for them. ‘
‘p 'Kingiibei‘ng:refolivedg to ehayei a ‘Peace, concluded ‘ at
,a'ny‘Rate‘, lent. "us at lail: to Monfieur a.'essF.zrge:, who-
vwould hearken to no Treaty, without allowing us the
benefit of being comprehended in it, by which means our
liberty was obtain’d.
On the goth of September the Peace was concluded and
iign’d. Two days after Monlicur des Ezrges, our ‘General?
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