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" You shall swear by the blessed Trinity, and by the sacrament you now propose to receive, never to disclose directly or indirectly, by word or circumstance, the matter that shall be proposed to you to keep secret, nor desist from the execution thereof... "
The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to the ... - Page 270
by Charles MacFarlane - 1876
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Guy Fawkes Or the Gunpowder Treason: An Historical Romance

William H. Ainsworth - Great Britain - 1878 - 408 pages
...by the Blessed Trinity, and by the sacrament you propose to receive, never to disclose directly nor indirectly, by word or circumstance, the matter that...execution thereof, until the rest shall give you leave." " I swear," replied Digby, kissing the primer. The oath was then taken in like manner by the others....
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Half hours of English history, from James the first to queen Victoria ...

English history - 1881
...met at Catesby's lodgings. " Well, gentlemen," cried Percy, " shall we always talk and never do J " Catesby said that before opening the particulars of...gunpowder, the next time the king should go to the House of Lords. He then made the means clear to their comprehension, and^ceasing this discourse, led them...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 251

Books and bookselling - 1881
...administered the oath to each, beginning with Catesby and ending with Fawkes. " You shall swear," he said, " by the Blessed Trinity, and by the Sacrament you"...execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave." The oath taken, all " kneeling down upon their knees with their hands laid upon a primer," Catesby...
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Stories from the State Papers: The gunpowder plot. A perished kernel [Robert ...

Alexander Charles Ewald - Great Britain - 1882
...administered the oath to each, beginning with Catesby and ending with Fawkes. ' You shall swear,' he said, ' by the Blessed Trinity, and by the Sacrament you now...execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave.' The oath taken, all ' kneeling down upon their knees with their hands laid upon a primer,' Catesby...
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Epochs and episodes of history

Epochs - 1882
...directly nor indirectly, by word or circumstance, the matter which shall be proposed to you to be kept secret, nor desist from the execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave." CONSHKATOKS' HOUSE AT LAMBETH. most prominently from his fellow-conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot....
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Transactions, Volumes 13-15

Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society - Warwickshire (England) - 1889
...fields then lying behind St. Clements' Inn. The oath administered upon the primer was as follows : — " You shall swear by the Blessed Trinity, and by the...execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave." Kneeling upon their knees in the quiet little chamber, " where no other body was," in the lonely house...
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What was the Gunpowder Plot?: The Traditional Story Tested by Original Evidence

John Gerard - Conspiracy - 1897 - 290 pages
...ie, about the middle of February. 4 The form of this oath is thus given in the official account: " You shall swear by the blessed Trinity, and by the...execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave." It is a singular circumstance that the form of this oath, which was repeated in official puband to...
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The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle's Letter: Being a Proof, with Moral ...

Henry Hawkes Spink (jr) - Gunpowder Plot, 1605 - 1902 - 412 pages
...by the Blessed Trinity and by the Sacrament you now propose to receive,, never to disclose, directty or indirectly, by word or circumstance, the matter...execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave." This oath was administered to the conspirators by each other in the most solemn manner — " kneeling...
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The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle's Letter: Being a Proof, with Moral ...

Henry Hawkes Spink (jr) - Gunpowder Plot, 1605 - 1902 - 412 pages
...Everard Digby, who was sIwcially " sworn in " on the hilt of a poniard? never to disclose, direct!y or indirectly, by word or circumstance, the matter...execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave." This oath was administered to the conspirators by each other in the most solemn manner—" kneeling...
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A History of the Gunpowder Plot: The Conspiracy and Its Agents

Philip Sidney - Great Britain - 1905 - 313 pages
...version of the text, but whether it is a strictly accurate version I rather venture to question — ' You shall swear by the Blessed Trinity, and by the...execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave.' From the terms of this oath it is plain, as additional evidence reveals, that it was the custom of...
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