Sir John Coventry Was Attacked In London As He Was Returning Home On 21 December ...
Stockphoto ID: 3686307
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Description: Sir John Coventry was attacked in London as he was returning home on 21 December 1670, by Sir Thomas Sandys, an officer of the guards, with other accomplices, by the order of Monmouth, and (apparently) with the approval of the king himself; Sir John’s nose was slit to the bone.