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thc>- heard the Scots were approaching the Borders, put themfelves
upon their Guard : Forty Men watch'd daily ; they doubled their
Number at Night ; and everything prepared, in Cafe a Siege ihould
happen. Sir Francis Windbanke, Secretary of State, fenttotheMa-
giftrates of Hull, by the King's Order, to underftand the Strength
of the Town : The Letter was brought by the Mafter of the King's
Armory, Captain Lcgg : Who, viewing the Place, carefully, told
them, // leas abfolutely neceffary to cleanfe the Ditches, repair the
Gates, and make Draw-Bridges thereto. After fome final 1 Disputes
with the neighbouring Towns, (who endeavour'd to evade their
Parts in the common Expence, yet at laft confented) all Things
were begun to be put in good Order for Defence : And then the
Captain, confidering where to fix a Magazine, the old Manor-Hall
was pitch'd upon, and rented of Henry Hildyard, Efq ; as I have
before mention'd, in treating of that Edifice. Mr. Bofwell, his Ma-
le fly's Refident in Holland, having bought Arms there, (to the Va-
lue of 6000/.) for the King's Service, fent them over to Hull; where
they were landed, and put into the Magazine (which was partly fil-
led before) about laid of March. Thefe confifted of the following
InftrumentsofWar: ThreeHundred Head-Pieces; the like Num-
ber, each, of Pykes, Corslets and Fire-Locks: Twelve Hundred
Muskets, 1 500 Belts <>f Bandaliers ; Sin >vels, and Spades, JOOeach ;
with 100 Pick-Axes: Halberts, and Black Hills, [5 each: Six
Carria 1 h having 4 Wheels, (hod with Iron : Six Brafs Can

non, 7 Petards: Twenty Five Barrels of Whole Powder; ami of
Sifted Powdei nty Four Barrels of Musket-Shot, m ■< an

non-Bullel , and \2 Match Bui from this Store, 1 8 Waggon-
Loads were ordered, from hence, to V, ivcajtlc mu\ Bet wick, l>\ the
Earl 1 ling Poll al Hull 1 in 1 In 1 1 1 1 <>i

. Xpril,

1 28 King Charles I. entertained at Hull, Anno 1639.

April: On the nth, the Lord Conway came, with 200 Horfe-
men, who arra'd themfelves, and convey'd more Ammunition tothe

Camp. And, towards the End of April, the King, with his No-
bles, let out for London to York, in order to pafs to his Army, in the
North, againfl the Scots : But being perfuaded, firft to take a View
of//////, he lent them Word, from that antient City, That hcioould
vifit them within three Days. 1 [e came accordingly, was nut on
the Confines of the County by the Sheriff, and fomeofthe Burgeffes ;
and, at Beverley Gate, by the Mayor, Aldermen, with the better Sort
of Inhabitants, where there were Kails and Carpets to grace tin- So-
lemnity, in their feveral Stations. The Recorder addrefs'd himfelf
to the King, in Behalf of the Corporation, to this Effect : That as
they were not Jo converfant in /peaking to Sacred Mafefly on Earth,
as they were in Prayers to the Throne of Heaven for his Preferua-
tion ; they humbly begged Pardon, if anything, now to be uttered,
should prove unacceptable, fince proceeding from nothing, but want of
Knowledge how to exprefs themfelves upon fo happy an Occafion:
'That the Fulnefs of their Hearts, flopt up the Paffages of Speech ;
and their affectionate Loyalty were better expreffed in Silence, than
Words : That the Town might be compared to SEVILLE, the mofi
antient and beautiful City in all Spain : Not only Jlrougly walVd,
but garriforid with Tire: Xot dead, or fenfelefs ; but ardent, ami
awaking : Xot only a Plaee of Store, for military Provijions ; but
of Hearts, cujlam ' d with Zeal for It is Majejly's Service: 'The mofi
faithful Subjects, careful of thofe Fortifications committed to their
Charge by his Royal Predeceffors ; which tiny would defend purely
for his Ufe alone : That they befought the Divine Power, to convert
the Thorns of his Travels into Diadems ; that his /tattles might be
crowrid with Lawrels ; many Years added to a Life, the BleJJingof
the prefeut Age, (as it would be the Glory of future Generations) and
that lie might live for ever in an happy Immortality. When the
|| Orator had ended his Speech, the King thank'd both him, and the
Aflembly ; declaring, That the Good of his People lay next to his
Heart, whom he would endeavour to preferve from their Enemies.
Then the Mayor fell upon his Knees: But being order'dto arife, the
King gave him his I land to kifs : The Magiftrate, then embracing
the Mace, prefented it to his Majefty ; telling him, He lay'd that
Emblem of Regal Authority, with the utmojl Humility and Confi-


1 However, this very Man, being afterwards made a Juttge,prov\l a
bitter Enemy to the King: Put this cannot be laid to the Charge
of the Corporation, whofe Servant he was, and order d by them to
pronounce their Sentiments, thd perhaps not then his own,

He takes a View of the Town. Fortifications, &c. 139

deuce, at his Majejtys Fee/. Which, being accepted, was return'd
by the King, faying, Herejlor'dto them all the Priviledges which it
fignify'd; and thai ufingit to his Honour, would prove their own Fe-
licity. Then the Keys were prefented, as an Emblem of their Trull:
in his Majefty; for whole Service they were read)- to venture their
Lives and Fortunes. / wish, (laid the King, returning the fame
with majeftick Sweetnefs) / never may have Occafion for you to lay
either of them at Stake, for my Sake alone : Here, take them again:
Exclude the J leions, but harbour the Innocent: And, for my part,
I dejire to reign, or live, no longer, than to prove a Comfort to you,
and all my faithful People. The Sword was prefented (and return'd)
with much the like Ceremony : And, at laft, the Ribbon, with a
Purfe of ioo Guineas; which the King kindly received. Then the
Mayor, with low Reverence, taking up the Mace on his Shoul-
ders, went out of the Rails, conducting his Majefty thro' the Streets,
which were lined on both Sides by Soldiers; alfo Train-Bands, neat-
ly habited, at the common Expence of Town and Count)-. The
Walls, Banks, with other Matters, would have been repair'd, had
there been but Time: However, Things were acted as neat as pof-
fible. His Majefty, being led to the Houfe of Sir John LISTER,
was fplendidly entertain'd, and lodg'd. The next Morning he fur-
vey'd the Town ; took Notice of the Great Gates, which Captain
Li GG only allow'd for Enterance; and thofe defenfive Works that
were preparing by his Order. Then the King, fending the Mayor
before him, follow'd to the Garrifon Side, where the Guns were fi-
red at his Approach. Seeing every thing, to his Satisfaction, he re-
turned Thanks to the Magistrates for their Courtefy: Then, mount-
ing his I [orfe, was attended by the Mayor to the Gates; and, by the
Aldermen, with the Chief Burgeffes, to the Limits of the Count)-,
where they took Leave ofhis Majefty. That Nightthe King lodg'd
at Beverley, the next at York, and fome Days after at Newcaflle ;
From whence, by his Command, the Earl of Holland wrote a Let-
ter, dated July 29. to the Magiftrates of Hull, thanking them, and
Captain Legg, for their Entertainment of him, and fecuring the Tom n
by all neceffary Preparations of Defence, as he perceiv'd when he
was amongft them : And indeed they deferved Praife; for the
Work-, wen.- liniihrd in the Month after. — Ili-> Majefty, being ad-
van* d towards the Borders, theScots lent him fubmiffive Letters,
only to gain lime, whilil the)- increas'd their hi trees : And taking
AdvantageoftheingloriousTimidityofthe Earl of Holland; (whom

Lesley, their Leader, impos'd upon, bv let tin;.; fome of the ordinary

Tribe of that < Country on the Side of a 1 1 ill for Show only, astho'
the\- never wanted Multitudes) as alio of the Marquefs of Hamil-

140 Chap. ix. Mayors, Sheriffs, &c. Reign of K. Charles I.

1640 |ohn Barnard, 2 ) John Ramfden
[ it ] Robt *.rt Bt 'rrii r ) Lionel Buckle

AwV poor Succefs (by fpending his Time with his Mother, and
other Covenanters, when hefhould have been employ'd in another
Manner) they took Courage to write to the Englifh Generals, by
whole Means their Petition coming to his Majefty, the eafy, un-
fortunate Monarch was brought to a difhonourable Pacification,
and obliged to disband the greater Tart of his Army.

[//] Some of the injur'd King's Soldiers, as yet unbroke,
were quarter'd near Hull, left a frefh Rupture mould happen ; as
indeed foon after came to pafs,thro' the frefh Infolencicsofthe.S'o'/.v.
To act againft whom, the King fent to Ireland, for the Great Lord
WENTWORTH, made him Knight of the Garter, and Earl of Straf-
ford, in Yorkshire. That Nobleman, by Order of the King, fent a
Letter, (dated Aug. 14.) to fome of the loyal Burgeffes of Hull, and
Inhabitants of the adjacent Towns, thanking them for their Good-
nefs, in paying the Soldiers Quarters thereabouts, which they fhould
be honeftly repaid ; as the Earl himfelf now engag'd for, which
was afterwards punctually perform'd. — Tho' the King could fcarce
obtain any Money from Parliament ; yet, by a generous Sub-
fcription of his loyal Subjects, having made new Preparations, he
fent the Earl of Northumberland, with an Army, againft the Scots,
whom he proclaim'd as Rebels. The King came to York the 22cl
of the fame Month : On the 29th, he rode to Northallerton : But
hearing the Scots (who, without Oppofition, had entered, into Eng-
land, the 2 1 11 [nftant ; and, a little while after, routed the Lord
CONWAY at Newburn) had taken Newcaftle, were poffefs'd oilNor-
thumberland and the Bifhoprick of Durham, intending, in a Week's
Time, to be at York; he thought it convenient to return, and defend
that antient City. His Army confifted of almoft 12000 Foot, and
3000 Horfe : And fending, to Hull, for thirty large Piecesof( Ord-
nance, with other Inftruments ofWar, they were lent thither in three
Days lime. Clifton-Ings, (a fpacious beautiful Plain, near the Ri-
ver Side, fince ufed for Races) the Bifhop's Field, with other con-
venient Places, were the Theatres of Artillery, and War: Here Tents
( !annons, and Bulwarks, were ranged, fix'd, and erected : A Bridge
of Boats ray crofs the River; and every thing in a Condition to en-
gage the Enemy. — On the 6th of September, the Earl of Strafford
fent to the Magiltrates of //////, to deli re them to accept of Sir Tlio-
MASGLEMHAM (who commanded a Regimenl of hoot) as Gdver-
nour, only for a while, it being the King's Pleafure : This, at firft,
met with Oppofition, becaufe il would fuperfede the Mayor's Autho-

Sir Thomas Glemham made Govemour of Hull. 14 1

rity, in that Respect : But finding his Hajefty was refolved to go
thither in Perfon ; and being affur'd, that the King had only the
Safety of the Town neareft his Heart ; they accepted Sir Thomas
in the Quality defired, and accordingly deliver'd him the Keys. —
While his Majefty was ex peeling the Scots, who had threaten'd York;
the)- were better pleas'd to enjoy the Plenty of England, in the
North, than to increafe their Hoftilitics : And, indeed, had the Mo-
defty, to fend a Petition to the King, without mentioning Particu-
lars : But afterwards thus explain'd themfelvcs : That the Caftle of
Edinbarough, and other F"orts might be repair'd for their Defence ;
no Oaths to be impos'd upon 'em, contrary to their national Oath
and Covenant : That a Parliament of England {hould meet as foon
as poffible ; and that the Declaration might be revok'd, which cal-
led them Traytors ! Thus, after all their Proceedings, they would
willingly ftigmatize their Sovereign, in obliging him to efteem them
as honeft Men. Now could any Prince be more infulted, or unfor-
tunate than his Majefty, under the greateft Neceffity, thro' the Dif-
fraction of the Times? An infolent corrupted Enemy, who had fe-
perated the Interefts of King and People; a mutinous and divided
Country ; a difheartned, if not, for the greater part, a corrupted
Army ; a Treafury cxhaufted in railing and disbanding his firfl
Porccs ; and no fufticient Time left, to call a Parliament? What could
then relieve both him, and his loyal Subjects, labouring under thefe
feeming infuperable Difficulties ! Why, an antient Cuftom was
found out, in calling the Peers, to attend the King at York. They
obey'd the Summons : And his Majefty, in the Hall of the Dean of
Yorh\ (.V<yV. 24.) after a fhort Speech upon the Occafion, dcclar'd his
Intention of calling a new Parliament. This Court was held 'till
the 1 8th of Oclobcr following : During which Time, the Corpora-
tion of //nil (cut Alderman POPPLEtohis Majefty, defi ring to re-
ceive his Advice, and know his Pleafure ; and that Alderman WIL-
LI \.M LISTER might attend his Court, to give Notice of what Paf-
fed from time to time : And the King received a Prefent of 4 (lately
Horfes, with rich Capparifons, from the King of Denmark. The
Beginning of November, the Army was difpofed into Winter ( >uar-
ters about the Country, as there feem'd to be a Ceflation : And
loon after, near the Election of New Members for the Long Parlia-
ment, follow' 6 feveral Projects lor altering the Government or
abridging the Regal Power; which added but Fewel to the former
Heart-Burning . Th< Earl of Strafford's Troubles fucceeded : The

( !anons of the ( lunch were eondemu'd ; tin An hbifliop of ( ailtcr-

bitry impea< h'd : and th<- Lord-Keeper Finch voted a Traytor.

This Year, the Rev. Mr. A N I »KI.\\ MARVEL, Lecturer of Hull


14 2 Chap. ix. Mayors, Sheriffs, &c. Reign of K. Ch \ I.

1641 Henry Barnard, 2 ) Rob. {or Rich.) Robinfon
[w] John Rogers ) Thomas Lawrence

1642 Thomas Raikes, 2 ) William Raikes
[.r] Richard IVood ) James Lupton

failing over the Humber, in Company with Madam Skinner, of
T/iornton- College, and a young beautiful Couple, who w ere going to
be wedded ; .1 fpeedy Fate prevented the defigned happy Union,
thro' a violent Storm, which overfet the Boat, and put a Period t<>
all their Lives; Nor were there any Remains of them, or the Vef-
fel, ever after found, tho' earneftly sought for, on diftant Shores!

\_w] On the 12th of May, the noble Earl of Strafford was
brought to the Scaffold on Tower-Hill: Where Inch was his come-
ly Deportment, Chriftian Behaviour, and melting Speeches, that
(a few I )ays after he was beheaded ) the ( rreat and Venerable Arch-
bifhop Ushertold his Majefty, who wept upon the mournful Occa-
fion) Hcliadfcm many Perfons die; but never perceived fo white
a Soul return to its Maker. — The King, arriving at York, (in his
Progrefs to Scotland, and finding both Armies (landing, lie tent
Sir Jacob Ashley, and Captain Legg, to Hull, in order to difcharge
what Forces were therein : The Earl of Northumberland, and Lord
Cotiway, were prefent, on the Occafion, which was about the Begin-
ning of July. On the 12th, Sir Thomas Glemham, the Governour,
(being on his Departure for London) delivered the Charge, which he
had been intruded with, up to the Mayor: Who then plainly found,
thatthe Kinghad no Intention toinfringeon hisAuthority; but pure-
ly to defend the Town, by a valiant Captain, expert in the Arts of
War. After which, the Inftruments of Battle, lately carry'd againft
the Scots, were brought back, and replac'd in the King's .Magazine.
His Majefty, accompany' d by the Prince of JValesithe Palfgrave of
the Rhine, Duke of Lennox, Marquefs of Hamilton t 2Si6. other Lords
(in his Journey from Seotland,where he had made vail ConcefTions,
and even preferr'd his very Enemies) revifited York, on the 20th of
'iber ; but foon let out from thence to his Palace at White-
Hall, where he arrived the 25th of the fame Month.

[a - ] The Bulwarks, erected about 10 Years before, were now-
faced with Brick, to a confiderable Thicknefs, with Port-Holes,
which were to be placed towards the Haven, and the River Hum-
ber. — The Parliament was now rifen to an exceffivc Height of
Greatnefs: But thro' their Impeachment of the Bishops, (whom they
lent to the Tower) and their Pretences in difcovering Secret Plots,
(efpecially the Caufe of the Irish Rebellion, begun the laft Year)
which they could not make out to their Reputation ; their Glory


Sir JOHN Hotham fent as Governour of Hull. 143

would foon have been upon the Decline, had not the King (thro'
the unhappy Advice of the Lord Digby,a.nd fome write oftheQueen

too) endeavour'd to feize fix of their Members, which gave them
new Advantages. His Majefty accordingly impeach'd of High

Treafon the Lord Kimbolton ; with Sir ArtJiur Hafierigg, Pym,

Hampden, Hollis and Strode, five Commoners: Nay, he wenthim-
felf into the Houfe, fat in the Speaker's Chair, and demanded thofe
Members, who were now abfeonded. This occafion'd them to com-
plain of a Breach of Priviledge .' By which, in a few Days, thofe
they had corrupted, were fo far alienated from the King, that he
became redue'd to a low Condition. The Parliament reprefented
him as Popifhly inclin'd ; and that he had a Defign to cut all their
Throats! Sir Henry ] "aiie> a buftling Secretary, wrote terrible Let-
ters, of fuch like Stuff", to feveral Towns, with an Addition, That the
King defign'd to bring them under a foreign Power. One of his
Scrolls, dated 'Jan. 13. coming to the Magiflrates of //////, was the
Occafion of their fecuring the Catholicks, and arming the Inhabi-
tants from the King's Magazine, as tho' indeed they had been upon
the Brink of Deftruction. Notwithftanding fuch Infinuations, three
noted Perfons, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. Dobfon, and Mr. Parkins, ftood
firm to the Intereft of his Majefty : Nor was it to be wonder'd at,
if (as the Parliament thought, whole 6 Members were, in popular
Triumph, brought back to their Houfe) the King fhould have a
Defign to fecure the Tower of London, Port/month, and //////. Hut
they let about to prevent him in the two former; and, (having, l>v
their own Authority, order' d away to the Tower a Part of the afore -
laid Magazine) fent one of their Members, Sir John Hotham,as ( ro-
vernour, to feize upon the latter. To this Intent, the Knight, at-
tended by his Son, raifed 3000 Men, and march'd towards it : Put
the loyal Mayor prevented their Enterance, by orderingthe Bridges
to be drawn up, the < rates (hut, the Cannons charg'd, the Inhabi-
tants to appear in Arms upon the Walls, and threatening to fire at

them, as Enemies, if they did not retire at a dillanee. Upon Sir

John's fending an Account thereof to the Parliament, an ( >rderwas
made-, for delivering up the Town to him as Governour, under Pain

of 1 ligh-Treafoil. Thus being furrender'd, a War was begun by

tin- Commons, u ho infulted the Bifhops; and abufed tin- King him-
felf, by inflaming the People againfl them. I [ereupon In' i Majefl \ ,
attended by feveral Nobles, rode towards the Northern Parts : But,
whilil In- was upon his Journey, his Enemies fent Exprefles, to the
Magiftrates of the Eaftern Ports, to deny him Enterance: Forthis
Reafon, 500 Men were ordered to Scarboron to Tinwouth,

and 1000 to New caflle. Afarchthe 1 8th, the King came to I
The 7th of . l/'/v'/lhs Qualify 'd Printers fet up their Prefles in aHotife

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144 Sir John denies the King Enterance into the Town.

(fome Time after ufed as the Kind's Mint) then belonging to Sir
Henry Jenkins, in the Minlh :r Yard. The 22d, the King fent to
J I nil the Duke of )'<'//•, with the young Elet tor I 'a hit inc. and Ionic
Attendants, among whom were the EarlofAfoe^r/, Lord // 'illough-
by, and Sir Thomas Glemham, under Colour to viewthe Town. It
was on a Market Day, when they entered therein, along with the
Country People. The Mayor, at full, was ignorant of their Com-
ing ; but, upon their Appearance in publick, he, accompany' d with
Sir John Hotham, fplendidly entertain'd 'em, accordingto their high
Rank, both at Dinner and Supper : And the Governour invited
them to dine with him on the Feftival of St. George, which was tin
Day after. The King (refolvingtohavePoffeflionofa Place, which
had lately refufed the Earl of Neu>caflle,as Governour, commiflion'd
by him, when the Parliament had To flrangely exerted themfelves ;
and who, upon his Landing, being feized a- a Criminal, was hur-
ry' d before the Mayor, and vilely infulted b) Captain Hotham,ihe
Son of Sir John) rode from York, towards Hull, early that Morning,
attended by two or three hundred Perfons, fome of them Gentle-
men of tlu' County, and the reft his Servants. About u> o'clock,
Sir Lewis Dives was lent before, by the King, to the Governour,
(then complementing his Princely Guefts) with a Meffage, That his
Ma jelly dejigitd to dine with, him that Day ; for that he was but a
few Miles off, attended by fome of the Nobility and Gentry. Sir John.
much furpriz'd, retir'd to his Clofet ; where, fending for Alderman
Pelham, a Member of Parliament, it was immediately agreed, to
deny the Kin;-;' Enterance, by fhutting up the Gates, and placing a
Guard over the Mayor and Biirgeffes. Thus order'd, a Meffage was
lent by the Governour to his Majefty,defiringhim, Not to approach
the Town ; becaufe he could not, zvithout betraying the Truflrepofed
in him by the Parliament, fet of en the Gates to fo great a Company,
with ivhich.his Majejly was attended. But the King, tho' furpriz'd,
kept on his Way ; whilll the Meffenger r< >de with Speed bef< >re him,
and told thi i lo\ ern< iurof his Majefty's Approach. Upon w Inch, he
order'd the Bridges to be drawn up, the Gates fhut, the Inhabitants


Hi was a great Incendiary: Foi upon the Earl of Newcaftlfs Departure,
lie inftigated the In' by ftrange invented Stories of his own: II.

told them, that the Lord Dunbar kept many Horfes, and armed Men, under
Ground, in fpacious Vaults, and gloomy Caverns, in order to furprize them,
whilll they were asleep! That Mr. Terwhit, a Gentleman of Lincolnshire, was
to afhlt them with 300 Men. cover'd over [like the Ghq/l in II \mi it] with
complete Armour of burnish'd Steel ! That the Spaniards were expet ted, with a
mighty Fleet, to aid thofe terrible Champions! and therefore he thought it
neceffary to plunder the Royalists, while they were fearching for Letter-,
Caldrons, and Grid-Irons, prepared t < > ruin and torment them ! Bj the e
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His Majejly expoflulates with him to open the Gates. 145

to be confin'd in their Houfes 'till Sun-Set. the Cannons charg'd,
and the Soldiers to appear in Anns on the Walls. At i i o'Clock,
the King, coming to Beverley-Gale, call'd for the Governour, and
demanded Enterance. Sir John roughly anfwer'd, Ashe was in-
trujled by tlie Parliament, he could not grant it : And yet fmooth-
ly, with feigned Loyalty, defired, That his Actions might not bemif-
interpreted ; for lie meant nothing, in this Denyal, but for t lie King-
dom's Good, and that of his Majejly .' Pray, J "aid the King, by what
Authority do you thus behave yourfelf? By the Order of both Hou-
fes of Parliament, reply' d Sir John. Read, or [how It, faid his Ma-
jefly : Or mention the Time it was made? But no fatisfactory An-
fwer being given, the Kingask'd, Whether the Mayor had (cen it ?
No, anfwer'd the Governour, / feorn he si/on' J. Upon which, the
King, calling out to the Mayor, demanded him to give him Ente-
rance : But he, (now turned Dijfembler) fell on his Knees, Tears run-
ning down his Cheeks, " My Liege faid he, how glad fhould I be
"to obey you, were it in my Power : But, alas ! both I, and the
" Inhabitants are guarded, as well as the Gates ; where Soldiers
" Hand, with draw n Swords, having Orders to take away the Lives
" of thofe Perfons, who (hall dare attempt to open them." Sir
John then told his Majefty, If he pleafed to enter with \2 Per-
fons, he should be welcome: Hut the King faid, No, SzVTohn, They
are too little a Number to attend my Perfon : Butfuffer only 30 to
enter with we, and I shall be satisfy d. This being deny'd, Come
hither to me. Si/- John, (faid his Majefty) let ns confer a little while
together: AJfure yourfelf on the Wordofyour King, you shall have, a
j'afe Return. But the Governour made' a wretched Excufe, why he
could not condefcend. Well, (anfwer'd his Majefty) this unparal-
letd Action of your 's, Si/- John, will produce a very difmal Coufe-
quencc : After fuch an Indignity. I mnjl both proclaim (and proceed

ill) yon, as a Traytor: Your Difobedience, I am afraid, willbe
the Oeeajion of many Miferies, and much Bloodshed; whichyou may

nt, in performing the Duty of a faithful Subject: Therefore
think feriously of it ; and thereby prevent tlie Caufeofnumberlefs ( a-

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