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by it may appeare both what the judges doe, / superiour court, or by parliament.-- Subscribed and ought to doe in those causes; and the by all the judges of England, and the barons of ecclesiastical judges may doe well to consider, the exchequer, Pasch. 4 Jacobi, and delivered what issue the course they herein hold can have to the lord chancellour of England. in the end : and they shall find it can be no Which answers and resolutions, although they other, but to cast a scandall upon the justice of were not enacted by authority of parliament, as the realme; for the judges doing but what they uur statute of Articuli Cleri in 9 E. 2. was ; ought, and by their oaths are bound to doe, it yet, being resolved unminously by all the is not to be called in question; and if it fall judges of England, and barons of the cxchequer, out, that they erre in judgemeni, it cannot are for maiters in law of highest authority otherwise be reformed, but judicially in a next unto the court of parliament *.

Mr. Justice Foster, before he was made a • and descent, nor a way in any degree likely to judge, published a Tract entitled “ An Exami- attain that iinpoi tant end, that the one should nation of the Schism of Church puwer, laid • be set as a judge over the other, and prescribe down in the “Codex Juris Ecclesiastici Angli- • bounds to it and take to itself the cognizance cani, &c.” It is ably written, and contains of wisatever matters itself shall please. I shall inuch learning relative to the ecclesiastical law • not say how well the bounds in the present case and history of England, but it is composed with are preserved upon that foot, but certainly it too much spleen towards bishop Gibson, the would not be thought a good expedient for author of the Codex. This Case is much con preserving bounds of any other kind to imsidered in it, and the following passage is power one to judge for both (i. e. to impower thought worth insertion here: “It may easily him to encroach upon his neighbour and enbe made appear, if it shall be thought necessary, large his own bounds at pleasure) as oft as that Prohibitions have gone from the temporal any controversy shall arise.'--The force of to the spiritual courts, as from a superior to an this reasoning from the equality of original, inferior jurisdiction, ever since the two juris- I think lies here : the temporal and spiritual dictions have been separated ; and, indeed, the courts flow equally (or rather alike) from the notion of a subordination of jurisdictions im- crown, or are equal in point of original and plies that it is the province of the one to re- descent; therefore they are or ought to be strain and correct the excesses of the other. equal in point of jurisdiction; the one ought not This supremacy of the Courts of Westminster- to have a restrictive power over the other. If hall over the Ecclesiastical, hath in all ages this be not his lordship's inference how can it given great disturbance to that part of the be said that the setting one of the courts as Clergy who have affected an absolute independ- judge over the other seems not agreeable to their ance on the state. The arguments, indeed, equality of original and descent? But if his which have been employed against it, have been lordship intended to infer an equality in point different, as the temper of the times and the of jurisdiction from '

what he is pleased to call circumstances of the Church have varied. But an equality of original and descent, he will be the point in view hath been generally the same, pleased to apply the same reasoning to every the independance of the Church. In popish other court in the kingdom from the high court times, when the Church could scold and thunder of Parliament to the court of Pipowder, and if with impunity, this independency was claimed it should appear that they all flow equally or alike in direct terms; and the king and all his civil from the same original law and immemorial ministers were admonished not to disturb custom, I fear his argument will conclude the Church in the exercise of spiritual discipline against any manner of subordination among by prohibitions and attachments grounded on them in point of jurisdiction, which would be then, under pain of excommunication, suspen- carrying the matter much farther than he in sion, and interdict. But since the supremacy tended; though, I confess, I do not know where of the crown in ecclesiastical causes hath been to stop, if the argument grounded on the equaesteemed a fundamental principle of our con- lity of original, with regard to the spirituals and stitution, that very supremacy hath been thought temporals, concludes at all in favour of the a sufficient arguinent for overthrowing the an- former. But his lordship has favoured us with cient jurisdiction of the temporal, over the another train of reasoning against Prohibitions, spiritual courts. Archbishop Bancroft made grounded on the seeining absurdity and inconthis use of the regal supremacy, in the Articles venience of setting one court as judge over the he exhibited to the lorils of the Privy Council other, in questions touching the bounds of their against the Judges of Westminster Hall upon several jurisdictions: and if the case was, as bis the head of Proliibitions. Ilis lordship (Gibson lordship represents it, the absurdity and inconbishop of London) hath adopted the argument, venience would be great indeed, if the tempoand pressed it with all the advantage it is ca ral court might lawfully take to itself the cogpable of: The authority of spiritual courts and nizance of whatever matters itself shall please ; * temporal courts of law flowing equally from or was empowered to encroach upon the spiri

the crown, and it being of so great importance tua!, and to enlarge its own bounds at pleasure : ' to the good of the community that each be if this, I say, was implied in the right claimed • kept within its proper bounds, it seems by 20 by the temporal courts, of giving reinedy * means agreeable io that equality of original against the encroachments of the ecclesiastical,

(which is all that is intended by the writ of and not by will and pleasure."--See also “ A Prohibition) the absurdity would be as great as short View of the Conduct of the English Clergy his lordship endeavours to represent it. But so far as relates to civil affairs from the Conhis lordship will forgive me, if I say the absur- quest to the Revolution," published 1737, and dity lies only in his state of the case.

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said to be written by sir Edmund Thomas, bart. cellent constitution is not chargeable with it. Collier argues resolutely against the authority The bounds of ecclesiastical jurisdiction are als of these determinations of the Judgcs. lle ready settied by law and immeinorial custom, maintains that the questions arising out of a w which the judges are obliged by oath and by contest for jurisdiction between the temporal the duty of their place to conforin themselves. and ecclesiastical judges ought not to be deterThe granting Prohibitions is not a power to be mined by either of those parties. Against tord exercised or not at the pleasure of the court. Coke, he ciies lord Co.8 Rep. 117 et seq. : and It is not the court's taking to itself the cogoi-o her common law authorities. See Coll. Eccl. zance of whatever matters itself shall please, or Hist, vol. 1, 510, et seq.: vol. 2, 688. Repeated enlarging its own jurisdiction, at pleasure; no, iustances of a collision between the Judges, it is a matter of mere right, in which the judges and Bishops occur in lord Coke's 12th Reare to be guided by the known laws of the land, port.


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Thomas Bates, and Sir EVERARD DIGBY, at Westminster, for
High Treason, being Conspirators in the Gunpowder-Plot :

3 Jac. I. 27th Jan. A.D. 1606. The Commissioners were, the Earls of Not 'maliciously, falsely, and traitorously move ringham, Suffolk, Worcester, Devonshire, Nor ' and persuade as well the said Thomas Winter, thampton, and Salisbury; the Lord Chief Jus Guy Fawkes, Robert Keyes, and Thcinas rice of England, sir John Popbain, the Lord

Bates, as the said Robert Catesby, Thomas Chief Baron of the Exchequer, Tisomas Flem- Percy, John Wright, Christopher Wright, and ing; and sir Peter Warburton, knight, one of Francis Tresham, That our said sorereign lord the Justices of the Common-Pleas.

'the king, the nobility, clergy, and whole com

monalty of the realm of England, (papists er. The Effect of the INDICTMENT.

cepted) were heretics; and that all heretics • Tuat whereas our sovereign lord the king were accursed and excommunicate; and that Thad, by the advice and assent of his council, none heretic could be a king; but that it w

was * for divers weighty and urgent occasions con awful and meritorious to kill our said sovereign cerning his inajesty, the state, and defence of • lord the king, and all other heretics within the church and kingdom of England, appointed this realm of England, for the advancing and * a Parliament to be holden at his city of West enlargement of the pretended and usurped * minster; That Iļeory Garnet, Superior of the authority and jurisdiction of the bishop of • Jesuits within the realm of England, (called • Rome, and for the restoring of the supersti6 also by the several names of Wally, Darcy, 'tious Romish religion within this realm of * Roberts, Farmer, and llenry Philips) Oswald England. To which traitorous persuasions, * Tesmond, Jesuit, otherwise called Oswald the said Thomas Winter, Guy Fawkes, Ro

Greenwell, Joho Gerrand, Jesuit, (called also 'bert Keyes, Thomas Cates, Robert Catess by the several names of Lee and Brooke) Ro 'by, Thomas Percy, John Wright, Christo& bert Winter, Thomas Winter, gentlemen, Guypher Wright, and Francis Treshain, traito• Fawkes gent, otherwise called Guy Johnson, 'rously did yield their assents; And that there. Robert Keyes gent. and Thomas Bates yeo upon the said Henry Garnet, Oswald Tes! man, late servant to Robert Catesby esquire; 'mond, John Gerrard, and divers other Je

together with the said Robert Catesby, and suits; Thomas Winter, Guy Fawkes, Robert • Thomas Percy esquires, John Wricht and Keyes, and Thomas Bates, as also the said . Christopher Wright' gentlemen, in open Re- Robert Catesby, Thomas Percy, John Wright, • bellion and Insurrection against his majesty, • Christ. Wright, and Francis Tresham, traito• lately slain, and Francis Tresham esq. lately rously amongst themselves did conclude and *dead; as false Traitors agsinst our said sove. agree, with Gunpowder, as it were with oue • reign lord the king, did trautorously meet and 'blast, suddenly, iraitorously and barbarously ( assemble themselves together; and being so to blow up and tear in pieces our said sovemet, the said Henry Garnet, Oswald Tes-reign lord the king, the excellent, virtuous, mond, John Gerrard, and other Jesuiis, did and gracious queen Anne, his dearest wife, the

'most noble prince Henry, their eldest son, * For the . Proceedings in Parliament re ' and future hope and joy of England; and specting this Plot, see 1 Cobby, l'arl. Hist. the lords spiritual and temporal, the reverend 1052, et se'

judges of the realnı, the knights, citizens ans

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• burgesses of parliament, and divers other faith of the aforesaid false traitors first in that be

ful subjects and servants of the king in the • half traitorously had: And that, thereupon as • said parliament, for the causes aforesaid to be ' well the said 'Ihomas Winter, Guy Fawkes,

assembled in the house of parliaroent; and * Robert Keyes, and Thomas Bates, as the said

all them, without any respect of nıajesty, dig- Robert Catesby, Thomas Percy, John Wright, • nity, degree, sex, age or place, most barba • Christ. Wright, and Francis Tresham, did

rously and more than beastly, traitorously, traitorously take the said several corporal • and suddenly destroy and swallow up. Oaths severally, and did receive the Sacra' And further did most traitorously conspirement of the Eucharist aforesaid, by the hands • and conclude among themselves, That not of the said Henry Garvet, John Gerrard, Os* only the whole royal issue-male of our said . wald Tesmond, and other Jesuits. And fur< sovereign lord the king should be destroy ther, that the said Thomas Winter, Guy • ed and rooted out; but that the persons a * Fawkes, Robert Keyes, and Thomas Bates, • foresaid, together with divers other 'false trai together with the said Robert Catesby, Tho'tors, traiturously with them to be assembled, 'mas Percy, John Wright, Christ. Wright, and

should surprize the persons of the noble ladics • Francis Tresham, by the like traitorous ad• Elizabeth and Mary, daughters of our said 'vice and counsel of the said Henry Garnet, • sovereign lord the king, and falsly and traito- John Gerrard, Oswald Tesmond, and other

rously should proclaim the said lady Eliza- Jesuits, for the more effectual compassing and • beth to be queen of this realın: And there 6 final execution of the said treasons, did trai• upon should publish a certain traitorous Pro. 'torously among themselves conclude and • clamation in the name of the said lady Eli agree to dig a certain mine under the said 6 zabeth; wherein, as it was especially agreed House of Parliament, and there secretly, • by and between the said conspirators, That ' under the said house, to bestow and place a (no mention should be made at the first, grcát quantity of gunpowder; and that ac

of the alteration of religion established with-cording to the said traitorous conclusion, the • in this realm of England; neither would said Thomas Winter, Guy Fawkes, Robert the said false traitors therein acknowledge · Keyes, and Thomas Bates, together with the • themselves to be authors, or actors, or de said Robert Catesby, Thomas Percy, John

visers of the aforesaid most wicked and horri Wright, and Christ. Wright, afierwards se• ble treasons, until they had got sufficient cretly, not without great labour and difficulty, power and strength for the assured execution did dig and niake the said mine unto the

and accomplislunent of their said conspiracy midst of the foundation of the wall of the said • and treason; and that then they would avow • House of Parliament, the said foundation be• and justify the said most wicked and horrible ing of the thickness of three yards, with a • treasons, as actions that were in the number traitorous intent to bestow and place a great • of those, quæ non lauduntur, nisi peracta, quantity of gunpowder in the mine aforesaid, • which be not to be commended before they so as aforesaid iraitorously to be made for • be done : but by the said feigned and traitor 'the traitorous accomplishing of their traitor"ous proclamation they would publish, That purposes

aforesaid, And that the said. • all and singular abuses and grievances within Thomas Winter, Guy Fawkes, Robert Keyes, • this realm of England, should, for satisfying and Thomas Bates, together with the said Ro• of the people, be reformed. And that as well 'bert Catesby, Thomas Percy,' John Wright, • for the better concealing, as for the more ef- and Christ. Wright, finding and perceiving • fectual accomplishing of the said horrible the said work to be of great difficulty, by rea. • treasons, as well the said Thomas Winter, son of the hardness and thickness of the said • Guy Fawkes, Robert Keyes, and Thomas' wall; and understanding a certain cellar une • Baies, as the said Robert Catesby, Thomas der the said House of Parliament, and ad

Percy, John Wright, Christ. Wright, and joining to a certain house of the said Thomas • Francis Tresham, by the traitorous advice and Percy, then to be letten to farm for a yearly

procurement of the said Henry Garnet, Os- rent, the said Thomas Percy, by the traitor"wald Tesmond, Jol Gerrard, and other Je-l'ous procurement, as well of the said Henry

spits, traitorously did further conclude and Garnet, Oswald Tesmond, John Gerrard, and « agree, that as well the said Thomas Winter, other Jesuits, Thomas Winter, Guy Fawkes, • Guy Fawkes, Robert Keyes, and Thomas Robert Keyes, and Thomas Bates, as of the • Bates, as the said Robert Catesby, Thomas said Robert Catesby, John Wright, and Christ. Percy, John Wright, Christ. Wright, and Wright, traitorously did hire the cellar afore• Francis Tresham, thereupon severally and said for a certain yearly rent and term : and • traitorously should receive several corporal' then chose traitors did remove twenty barrels • Oaths upon the holy Evangelists, and the Sa- ' full of gunpowder out of the said house of the

crament of the Eucharist, That they the • said Thomas Percy, and secretly and traitor• treasons aforesaid would traitorously concealously did bestow and place them in the cellar ' and keep secret, and would not reveal them, aforesaid, under the said House of Parlia. directly or indirectly, by words or circum-'ment, for the traitorous etfecting of the treastances, nor ever would desist from the exe son, and traitorous purposes aforesaid. And cution and final accomplishment of the said that alterwards the said Henry Garnet, Ostreasons, without the consent of some three wald T'esmond, John Gerrard, and other Je VOL. II.


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suits, Thomas Winter, Guy Fawkes, Robert suits, Robert Winter, Thomas ll'inter, Robert • Keyes, and Thomas Bates, together with the • heves, Thomas Bates, Join Graut, and Am• said Robert Catesby, Thomas Percy, John "brose Rooknood, as of the said Robert Cates• Wright, and Christ. Wright, traitorously did .by, Thomas Percy, John Wright, Christopher • meet with Robert Winter, Jolin Grant, and • Wright, and Francis Tresham, traitorously • Ambrose Rookwood, anti Francis Tresliam, ' la prepared, and had upon his person touch• esquires ; and traitorously did impart to the wood and match, therewith traiturously to

said Robeit. Winter, Jobin Grani, Ambrose give tire to the several barrels, logsheads, and • Rookwood, and Francis Tresfum, the trea quantities of gunpowder aforesaid, at the line • sons, traitorous intentions and purposes afore appointed for the execution of the said horri• said; and did requre the said Robert Win ble treasons. And further, that afier the said "ter, Jobu Grant, Ambrose Rookwoud, and • horrible treasons, were, by the great favour • Francis Tresham, to join them-elves as well and mercy of God, in a wonderful manner

with the said Henry Garnet, Oswald Tes "discover d, not niany hours before it should mond, John Gerrard, Timnas l'inter, Guy "bave been executed, as well the said lienry • Fawkes, Robert Keyes, and Th mus Bates, • Garnet, Oswald Tesmond, John Gerrard, • as with the said Ribert Catesby, Thomas * Robert Winter, Thomas Winter, Robert • Pirey, John Wright, and Christ. Wright, in heyes, Thomas Bates, John Grant, and Ame the treasons, trailorous intentions and pur brose Rookwood, as the said Robert Catesby, poses afores id; and traitorously to provide Thomas Perey, John Wright, and Christopher horse, armour, and o her necessaries, for the Wight, traitorously did fly and withdraw • better accomplishment and electing of the themselves, to the intent traitorously to stir

said treasons. To which traitorous motion up and procure such popish persons, as they ' and request, the said Rubert Winter, John could, to join with them in actual, publick, • Granit, Ambrose Rookwood, and Francis • and open rebellion against our said sovereign • Tresham, did traitorously yield their assents, • lord the king; and to that end did publish 6 and as well with the said Henry Garnet, Os • divers feigned and false rumours, that the 'wald Tesmond, John Gerrard, Robert Win papists throats should have been cut; and

ter, Thomas Winter, Guy Fiwkes, Robert that thereupon divers papists were in arms,

Keyes, and Thomas Bates, as with the said ' and in open, publick, and actual rebellion • Robert Catesby, Thomas Percy, Jolin Wright, against our said sovereign lord the king, in • Christ. Wright, and Francis Tresham, in the • divers parts of this realm of England.'

said treasons, traitorous intentions and pur To this Indictment they all pleaded, Not poses aforesaid, traitorously did adhere and Guilty; and put themselves upon God and the unite themselves : And thereupon several country. corporal Oatlis, in form abovesaid, traitorous Then did Sir Edward Philips, knight, his maly did take, and the Sacrament of the Eucha- jesty's Serjeant at Law, open the Indictment to rist, by the hands of the said Jesuits did re this efect, as followeth : ceive, to such intent and purpose, as is afore The matter that is now to be offer'd to you said; and horses, armour, and other necessá- my lords the commissioners, and to the trial of ories for the better effecting of the said trea- you the knights and gentlemen of the jury, is sons, according to their traitorous assents matter of Treason; but of such horror, and

aforesaid, traitorously did provide. And that monstrous nature, that before now, the tongue • afierwards all the said false traito.s did trai-ot man never deliver'd; the ear of man never

torously provide, and bring into the cellar heard; the heart of man never conceited; nor • aforesaid ten other barrels full of gunpowder, the malice of hellish or earthly devil ever pracnewly bought, fearing lest the former gun- tised: for, if it be abominable to murder the

powder, so as aforesaid bestowed and placed least; it to touch God's anointed be to oppose • There, was become dankish; and the said themselves against God; If (by blood) to sub• several quantities of gunpowder aforesaid, vert princes, states and kingdoms, be hateful to. • with billets and faggots, lest they should be God and man, as all true Christians must ac

spied, secretly and traitorously did cover. knowledge : then, how much more than too too • And that alterwards the said false traitors monstrous shall all Christian hearts judge the traitorously provided, and brought into the horror of this treason; to murder and sub• cellar aforesaid, four hogsheads full of orpuw- vert such a king; such a queen; such a prince; der, and laid divers great iron bars and stones such a progeny; such a state; such a governupon the said four hogsheads, and the aforement, so complete and absolute, that God apsaid other quantities of gunpowier: .ind the proves, the world admires, all true English • said quantities of gunpowder, bars, and stones, hearts honour and reverence; the pope and his • with billets and tiggots, lest they should be disciples only envies and maligns ? -The proespy'd, secretly and traitorensly dit likewise ceeding wherein, is properly to be divided into cover. And that the said Guy Fawkes, after three general heads. 1. Maiter of Declaration.

wards, for a full and final accomplishment of 2. Maiter of Aggravation. 3. Matter of Pro'the said treasons, traitorous intentions and bation. Myself am limited to deal only with

purposes aforesaid, by the traitorous procure- the Matter of Declaration, and that is contain'd ment, as well of the said Henry Garnet, Os- within the compass of the Indictment only. . wald Tesmond, John Gerrard, and other je For the other two, I am to leave to him 10

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whose place it belongeth. The substance of powder there ; but the parliament heing then which declaration consisteth in four parts. 1. further adjourned till the 3d of October, they In the Persons and Qualities of the conspirators

. in Lene tõllowing hired the vault, and placed 2. In the Matter conspired. 3. In the Mean therein 20 barrels of powder.—That they took and Manner of the Proceeding and Execution to them, Robert Winter, Grant, and Rookof the Conspiracy. And athly, of the End and woud, giving them the oaths and sacrament as Purpose why it was so conspired.

aforesaid, as 10 provide munition.—July 20. As concerning the first, being the Persons; They laid in ten barrels more of powder, layThey were, Garnet, Gerrard, Tesinond, jesuiising upon them divers great bars of iron, and not then taken. Thomas Winter, Guy Fawkes, pieces of timber, and great massy stones, and Robert Keyes, Thomas Bates, Everard Digby's covered the same with faggots, &c.-SeptemAmbrose Rookwood, John Grant, Robert Win ber 20. They laid in more, 4 hogsheads of ter, at the bar. Robert Cateshy, Thomas powder, with other stores and bars of iron Percy, John Wriglit, Christopher Wright, slain ihereupon.- Nov. 4. (The parliament being in rebellion. Francis Trestiam, lately dead. prorogued to the 5th) at 11'a clock at night, All grounded Romanists and corrupted scholars Fawkes had prepared, by the procurement of of so irreligious and traitorous a school.-- As the rest, touchwood and match, to give fire to concerning the second, which is the Matter the powder the next day.--That the Treason conspired; it was, 1. To deprive the king of being miraculously discovered, they put themhis crown. 2. To murder the king, the queen, selves, and procured others to enter, into open and the prince. 3. To stir rebellion and sedi- Rebellion : and gave out most untruly, it was tion in the kingdom. 4. To bring a miserable for that the Papists throats were to be cut. destruction amongst the subjects. 5. To change, Altorney General. (Sir Edward Coke.) It alter, and subvert the religion here established appeareth to your lordships, and the rest of this 6. To ruinate the state of the commonwealth, most honourable and grave assembly, even and to bring in strangers to invade it. As con by that wbich Mr. Serjeant hath already opencerning the third, which is the lean and Man-ed, that these are the greatest treasons that ner how to compass and execute the same; ever were plotted in England, and concern the they did all conclude, 1. That the king, and greatest king that ever was of England. But his people (the papists excepted) were hereticks. when this assembly shall further hear, and see 2. That they were all cursed, and excommu discovered the roots and branches of the same, nicated by the pope. 3. That no heretick not hitherto published, they will say indeed, could be king. 4. That it was lawful and me- Quis hac posteris sic narrare poterit, ut facta ritorious to kill and destroy the king, and all non ficta esse videantur? That when these the said hereticks.—The mean to effect it, they things shall be related to posterity, they will concluded to be, that, 1. The king, the queen, be reputed matters feigned, not done. And the prince, the lords' spiritual and temporal, therefore in this so great a cause, upon the the knights and burgesses of the parliament, carriage and event whereof the eye of all should be blown up with powder. 2. That the Christendom is at this day bent; I shall desire whole royal issue male should be destroyed. that I may with your patience be somewhat 3. That they would take into their custody more copious, and not so succinct, as my usual Elizabeth and Mary the king's daughters, and manner bath been; and yet will I be no longer proclaim the lady Elizabethi queen. 1. That then the very matter itself shall necessarily rethey should fcign a Proclamation in the nane quire. But before I enter into the particular of Elizabeth, in which no mention should narration of this cause, I hold it fit to give sabe made of alteration of religion, nor that tisfaction to some, and those well atlected they were parties to the treason, until they amongst us, who have not only marvelled, but had raised power to perform the same; and grieved, that no spcedier expedition hath been then to proclaim, all grievances in the king used in these proceedings, considering the mondom should be reformed.—That they also took strousness and continual horror of this so des. several oaths, and received the sacrament; perate a cause.-1. It is ordo natura, agreefirst, for secrecy; secondly for prosecution; able to the order of nature, that things of great except they were discharged thereof by three weight and magnitude should slowly proceed, of them. That after the destruction of the according to that of the poets Tarda solet king, the queen, the prince, the royal issue magnis rebus adesse fides.' And surely of male, the lords spiritual and temporal, the these things we may truly say, ' Nunquain ante knights and burgesses, they should notify the dies nostros talia acciderunt; neither bath the same to foreign states; and thereupon sir Ed eye of man seen, nor the ear of man heard the mund Baynam, an attainted person of treason, like things to these.—2. Veritus temporis filia, and styling bimself prime of the damned crew, Truth is the daughter of time; especially in should be sent and make the saine known to this case, wherein by timely and often exainithe pope, and crave his aid: an embassador nations, 1. Matters of greatest moment bave fit both for the message and persons, to be sent been lately found out. 2. Some known oflenbetwixt the pope and the devil. ---That the ders and those capital, but lately, apprehended. parliament being prorogued till the 7th of 3. Sundry of the principal arch-traitors before Feb. they in December made a mine under the unknown, now manifested, as the Jesuits. 4. house of parliament, purposing to place their Heretical, treasonable and damoable books

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