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A46340 The Judges opinions concerning petitions to the king in publick matters with a clause of a late act of Parliament concerning the same subject. England and Wales. Court of Star Chamber. 1679 (1679) Wing J1169; ESTC R32370 2,067 1

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THE JUDGES OPINIONS CONCERNING PETITION to the KING IN PVBLICK MATTERS See Moores Reports Page 755 2 Jacobi Crooks Reports Page 37 2 Jacobi With a Clause of A late ACT of PARLIAMENT concerning the same Subject FEB 13. 2. Jac. In the Star-Chamber all the Justices of England were assembled with many of the Nobility viz. The Lord Ellesmore Lord Chancellor the Earl of Dorset Lord Treasurer the Lord Viscount Cranborn Principal Secretary The Earl of Nottingham Lord Admiral The Earls of Northumberland Worcester Devon and Northampton The Lords Zouch Burleigh and Knolls The Chancellor of the Dutchy The Arch-bishop of Canterbury The Bishop of London Popham Chief Justice Bruce Master of the Rolls Anderson Gawdy Walmesly Fenner Kingsmi● Warberton Savile Daniel Y●●ver●o● and Snig And there the Chancellor of England by the Kings Command after he had made a long Speech concerning the Justices of Peace and an exhortation to the Justices of Assize and a discourse of Papists and Puritans declaring that they were both disturbers of the State and that the King intended to suppress them and to have the Laws put in execution against them demanded of the Judges their resolution of three things Whereof one was If it were an offence punishable and what punishment is due by the Law to those who frame Petitions and Collect multitudes of hands thereto to prefer to the King in publick Causes as the Puritans have done with intimation to the King that if he denies their Suit that many thousands of his Subjects would be discontented To which all the Justices answered that this was an offence finable by discretion and very near to Treason and Felony in desert of punishment For this tends to raise Sedition Rebellion and Discontent among the People To which Resolution all the Lords agreed And then many of the Lords declared that some of the Puritans had raised a false rumour of the King that he intended to grant a Toleration to Papists the which offense seemed to the Justices grievously finable by the Rules of Common Law in the Kings Bench or by the King and his Council or now since the Statute of 3 H. 7. in the Star-Chamber And the Lords each by themselves publickly declared that the King was Discontented with this false Rumour And the day before had made a Protestation unto them that he never intended it and that he would loose the last drop of Blood in his Body before he would do it And that he Prayed to God that before his Issue should maintain any other Religion then this that himself maintains that he would take them out of the World Anno XIII Caroli II. Regis In an Act Entituled An Act against Tumults and disorders upon pretence of preparing or presenting publick Petitions or other Addresses to His Majesty or the Parliament There is this Preamble and Clause WHereas it hath been found by sad experience that Tumultuous and other disorderly solliciting and procuring of hands by private persons to Petitions Complaints Remonstrances and Declarations and other Addresses to the King or to both or either Houses of Parliament for Alteration of matters established by Law redress of pretended grievances in Church or State or other publike Concernments have been made use of to serve the ends of factious and Seditious persons gotten into power to the violation of the publick peace and have been a great means of the late unhappy warrs Confusions and Calamities in this Nation for preventing the like mischief for the future Be it Enacted c. That no person or persons whatsoever shall from and after the first of August 1661. Sollicite labour or procure the getting of hands or other consent of any persons above the number of 20 or more to any Petition Complaint Remonstrance Declaration or other Address to the King or both or either Houses of Parliament for alteration of Matters established by Law in Church or State unless the matter thereof have been first consented unto and ordered by threé or more Iustices of that County or by the Major part of the Grand Iury of the County or Division of the County where the same matter shall arise at their publike Assize● or General Quarter Sessions or if arising in London by the Lord Major Aldermen and Commons in Common Councel assembled And that no person or persons whatsoever shall repair to his Majesty or both or either of the Houses of Parliament upon pretence of presenting or delivering any Petition Complaint Remonstrance or Declaration or other Addresses accompained with excessive number of people not at any onetime with above the number of ten persons group in of incurring a penalty not exceeding the sum of 100 pounds in money and three Moneths Imprisonment without Bail or Mainprize for every offence which offence to be prosecuted c. See the Act at Large Anno XIII Caroli II. In an Act Entituled An Act for safety and Preservation of His Majesties Person and Government against Treasonable and Seditious Practices and Attempts There is this Clause Be it enacted c. That if any person or persons whatsoever after the 24 day of June 1661 during his Majesties Life shall malitiously and advisedly publish or affirme the King to be an Heretique or a Papist or that he endeavours to introduce Popery or shall malitiously and advisedly by writing Printing Preaching or other speaking express publish utter or delcare any words sentences or other thing or things to incite or stir up the people to hatred or dislike of the Person of his Majesty or the established Government then every such person and persons being thereof legally convicted shall be disabled to have or enjoy and is hereby disabled and made incapable of having holding enjoying or exercizing any place office or promotion Ecclesiastical Civil or Military or any other imployment in Church or State other then that of his Peerage and shall likewise be lyable to such further and other punishments as by the Common Laws or Statutes of this Realm may be inflicted in such cases c. See the Statute at Large London Printed for Thomas Burrell in Fleet-Street 1679.