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Baptist army officer who commanded the guards at Westminster Hall during the King's trial. Despite his plea that he was only obeying orders, several witnesses testified that Axtel had behaved discourteously towards the King. Sentenced to death for his part in the proceedings, Axtel declared that he died for the Good Old Cause.

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