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A61358 State tracts, being a farther collection of several choice treaties relating to the government from the year 1660 to 1689 : now published in a body, to shew the necessity, and clear the legality of the late revolution, and our present happy settlement, under the auspicious reign of their majesties, King William and Queen Mary. William III, King of England, 1650-1702.; Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694. 1692 (1692) Wing S5331; ESTC R17906 843,426 519

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dorsetshire_n on_o their_o come_n to_o join_v his_o highness_n at_o exeter_n novemb_n 15._o 1688._o 437_o 79._o the_o true_a copy_n of_o a_o paper_n deliver_v by_o the_o lord_n devonshire_n to_o the_o mayor_n of_o derby_n where_o he_o quarter_v novemb_n 21._o 1688._o 438_o 80._o a_o letter_n from_o a_o gentleman_n at_o kings-lynn_n decemb._n 7._o 1688._o to_o his_o friend_n in_o london_n with_o a_o address_n to_o his_o grace_n the_o most_o noble_a henry_n duke_z of_o norfolk_z lord_n martial_n of_o england_n ibid._n 81._o his_o grace_n answer_n with_o another_o letter_n from_o lynn-regis_a give_v the_o d._n of_o norfolk_n 2d_o speech_n there_o decemb._n 10._o 1688._o 439_o 82._o the_o declaration_n of_o the_o lord_n be_v spiritual_a and_o temporal_a in_o and_o about_o the_o city_n of_o london_n and_o westminster_n assemble_v at_o guild-hall_n decemb._n 11._o 1688._o ibid._n 83._o a_o paper_n deliver_v to_o his_o highness_n the_o prince_n of_o orange_n by_o the_o commissioner_n send_v by_o his_o majesty_n to_o treat_v with_o he_o and_o his_o highness_n answer_n 1688._o 440_o 84._o the_o recorder_n of_o bristoll'_v speech_n to_o his_o highness_n the_o prince_n of_o orange_n monday_n jan._n 7._o 1688._o 441._o 85._o the_o humble_a address_n of_o the_o lieutenancy_n of_o the_o city_n of_o london_n to_o his_o highness_n the_o prince_n of_o orange_n decemb._n 12._o 1688._o 442_o 86._o the_o humble_a address_n of_o the_o lord_n mayor_n aldermen_z and_o commons_o of_o the_o city_n of_o london_n in_o common-council_n assemble_v to_o his_o highness_n the_o prince_n of_o orange_n 443_o 87._o the_o speech_n of_o sir_n geo._n treby_n knight_n recorder_n of_o the_o honourable_a city_n of_o london_n to_o his_o highness_n the_o prince_n of_o orange_n decemb._n 20._o 1688._o ibid._n 88_o his_o highness_n the_o prince_n of_o orange_n speech_n to_o the_o scotch_a lord_n and_o gentleman_n with_o their_o advice_n and_o his_o highness_n answer_n with_o a_o true_a account_n of_o what_o 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etc._n there_o be_v another_o particular_a which_o because_o it_o be_v so_o odious_a be_v unwilling_o touch_v yet_o it_o be_v necessary_a to_o inform_v your_o majesty_n about_o it_o for_o thereby_o it_o will_v appear_v that_o the_o duke_n of_o lauderdale_n and_o his_o brother_n have_v in_o a_o most_o solemn_a manner_n break_v the_o public_a faith_n that_o be_v give_v in_o your_o majesty_n name_n one_o mitchel_n be_v put_v in_o prison_n upon_o great_a suspicion_n of_o his_o have_v attempt_v to_o murder_v the_o late_a arch_a bishop_n of_o st._n andrews_n and_o there_o be_v no_o evidence_n against_o he_o warrant_n be_v give_v by_o the_o duke_n of_o lauderdale_n than_o your_o majesty_n commissioner_n and_o your_o council_n to_o promise_v he_o his_o life_n if_o he_o will_v confess_v whereupon_o he_o do_v confess_v and_o yet_o some_o year_n after_o that_o person_n who_o indeed_o deserve_v many_o death_n if_o there_o have_v be_v any_o other_o evidence_n against_o he_o be_v upon_o that_o confession_n convict_v of_o the_o crime_n and_o the_o duke_n of_o lauderdale_n and_o his_o brother_n be_v put_v to_o it_o by_o he_o do_v swear_v that_o they_o never_o give_v or_o know_v of_o any_o assurance_n of_o life_n give_v he_o and_o when_o it_o be_v object_v that_o the_o promise_n be_v upon_o record_n in_o the_o council_n book_n the_o duke_n of_o lauderdale_n do_v in_o open_a court_n where_o he_o be_v present_a only_o as_o a_o witness_n and_o so_o ought_v to_o have_v be_v silent_a threaten_v they_o if_o they_o shall_v proceed_v to_o the_o examination_n of_o that_o act_n of_o council_n which_o as_o he_o then_o say_v may_v infer_v perjury_n on_o they_o that_o swear_v and_o so_o do_v cut_v off_o the_o proof_n of_o that_o defence_n which_o have_v be_v admit_v by_o the_o court_n as_o good_a in_o law_n and_o sufficient_a to_o save_v the_o prisoner_n if_o
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