A report of the proceedings in the mock trial of an information, exhibited ex-officio by the King's Attorney General against William Tunbridge : for publication of a book called "Palmer's Principles of nature", as an alleged blasphemous libel upon the Christian religion, and the holy scriptures of the Jews and Christians, before a packed jury and Lord Chief Justice Abbott, in the Court of King's Bench, Guildhall, on Monday, the 20th of January : to which is added the whole of the suppressed part of the defendant's defence, and the proceedings in the court at Westminster on receiving its sentence, on Thursday the sixth of February, 1823.
Tunbridge was one of Richard Carlile's volunteer shopmen, brought to trial through efforts of the Society for the Suppression of Vice. He was sentenced to two years' imprisonment.
|Series:||World trials library.
Religion and the law.
|Online Access:||HeinOnline Religion and the Law|
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