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The tyrannicide brief (original 2005; edition 2005)
The Tyrannicide Brief: The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold by Geoffrey Robertson (2005)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0701176024, Hardcover)In 1649, no lawyer in the country would accept the brief of prosecuting Charles I, except one — John Cook, the bravest of barristers, who was killed as punishment for sending the King to the scaffold.
(retrieved from Amazon Fri, 22 Apr 2011 02:24:39 -0400)
An examination of the tumultuous years of the English Civil War looks at the legal career of John Cooke, who prosecuted King Charles I for crimes against his people, and assesses the implications of the trial.
(summary from another edition)
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