Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester

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Chetham Society., 1853 - Cheshire (England) - 132 pages

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Page 55 - William and Mary, by the grace of God of ' England, Scotland, France and Ireland, king and queen, defenders of the faith, &c.
Page 42 - ... spirit. In some instructions for his will, written with his own hand, he says, " I would have no monument set over me, only a plain brass nailed to the wall to express my innocency in that wicked conspiracy by false witnesses, imprisonments, and trials, in 1694 and 1696, and that I die a member of the Church of England, looking upon it to be the best and purest of Churches, and do most sincerely wish it may continue for ever.
Page 20 - Let us settle a committee to enquire into their crimes, and not fail of doing justice upon them that have perverted it, let us purge the fountain, and the streams will issue pure.
Page 99 - ... he undertook for Sir Thomas, and prevailed to have him kept at his (Patten's) own house in Preston, where he continued prisoner, and was not discharged until the January following, at which time all the gentlemen were set at liberty ; that during Sir Thomas Clifton's confinement he expressed to him much zeal and affection to the present government, saying how much the persons of his religion ought to be satisfied with their usage, as putting no difference betwixt them and other subjects save...
Page 102 - Gentlemen, You see under what a mercifull and easy Government you live. You are sensible now that it is tender of the lives of Papists as well as Protestants : you are washed from this guilt...
Page 20 - I can ; but,' he added, turning to Lawton, ' I should be glad if thou wilt think of some kindness for thyself.' ' Ah,' said Lawton, after a moment's thought, 'I can tell you how you might indeed prolong my life ! ' ' How so?' returned the mediator: 'I am no physician!
Page 66 - ... Treason, such Treason as at once strikes at the overthrow of King, Kingdom, and Government, and also of all our Laws, such Laws as these very Gentlemen are secured by to have a fair tryall, and they are brought down to their own country to be tryed by their own countrymen. The Gentlemen stand before you accused and indicted, and whether they are guilty or no I shall not say, 'tis your part to enquire. The indictment consists of 2 parts, the one general, the other particular; the general part...
Page lxxxii - That they should apprehend and bring before them the persons of together with their papers, for conspiring and endeavouring to suborn witnesses against the lives and credit of several witnesses for their majesties against persons charged with high treason fyc.
Page 55 - Massachusetts bay, clerk, the ninth day of May, in the fourth year of the reign of our sovereign Lord and Lady William and Mary, by the grace of God of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, King and Queen, defenders of the faith...
Page 57 - May in the fourth year aforesaid, and divers other days and times, as well before as after, was and is tortured, afflicted...

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