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"my Lord, I am your Brother, as a Minister of h Christ." Here the

Archbishop [as the Kinf; look'd upon Mr. Johnfon\ perceiving the Gentleman's
bright Faculties, under imminent Dangei "Well, fatd He, Mr, Glan
"iiii, tho' I -nil very much afraid, you nave been, thro! Infirmity, guilty <>i
" thofc Immoralities, of which you an- acous'd ; yet, foi the Sake ••! your
"Wit, and upon your fincere Promife ol 1 I will endeavour to

" skreen you from further Profecution this tune." — Eiereui In. Grace, fend

iny foi I P ■' and reproaching them foi accul od a .Man,

of whom themfelves had fit 1 racier, order'd them to beg

P rdon ; oevei to offend him more: And the affrighted, fubtl
fulfill'd his Vow to the Archbishop, by afterwards leadii , mplary

Life ; which skreen'd him, from thi ■• hi Adverfaries, to hi

Breath, when he had little Thoughts "I this World to give him any Disturbam

1 82 King James II. graciously /peaks to his Privy-Council.

had pleafed the Almighty to fucceed fo good a Brother, he would en-
deavour to follow his Example of Tendernefs and Clemency ; and, like
hi in, nfo Jus bejl Endeavours to fupport both Church and State, as by
Law eflablisK d ; whofe Members, in being Lovers of Monarchy, had
proved than /elves faithful and obedient Subjects : He knew the Laws
were fufficient to make him a happy King. As ke should not forfake
the Rights and Prerogative of his Crown ; fo neither would he in-
vade any Man's Property: And jiuce he had of ten veutur d his Life
in the Nations Defence, he would go as far as any Perfon in defending
its juft Rights and Liberties. This acceptable Declaration procur'd
him, in a little Time, the Name <>f James the Just : In //////.
the Joy feem'd unfpeakable : The Soldiers difcharged Vollies of
Shot; the Cannons were fir'd ; with all other Demonftrations.
Nor was their Comfort lefs, when, a little after, a New Charter was
fent down, to the entire Satisfaction of the Corporation. This oc-
cafion'd Mr. FIELD, the Mayor, to be fworn again into the Office,
which he had enter'd upon the preceding Year: The Aldermen
Richardfon and Lambert were authorized, for this purpofe, to admi-
nifter to him, the Oath, in the Ac~l for regulating Corporations ; and
to fee him fign the Declaration, which it contain'd, againft the So-
lemn League and Covenant. Thefe being affented to, by the Mayor,
(who was alio Efcheator, Jufticc of the Peace, and Admiral) he ad-
minifter'd the fame Oath, &c. to the Aldermen Wilkinfon, Richard-
fon, JoJuifou, Lambert, Siffou, Mafters, Forcet, Carlisle and Mafon:
With Hays and /Lardy, (the latter madealfo Coroner with Alder-
man Lambert) who were appointed by his Majefty as their Bre-
thren, and Juftices of the Peace : Robert Nettleton was fworn She-
riff; John Higden, and Samuel Bcyfe, Chamberlains. A noble En-
tertainment, being prepar'd in the Hall, to which the Capital Bur-
geffes were invited, where the Earl of Plymouth honour' d them with
his Company; fcarce were ever known greater Mirth and Rejoicing,
'till the Evening; when the Streets and Houfes were adorn'd with
Bonefiresand Illuminations. But, alas ! thefe were (hort-liv'd Joys,
when News was brought, That his Majefty had appear } d publickly
at Mafs, the Sunday after his being proclaimed at London ; and openly
declar'd, that the late King dy 'd a Roman Catholic/:. If he had rul'd
with his Brother's Policy, and taken his late Advice, Not to endea-
vour the Re-Eflablisliment of POPERY, he might have been as hap-
py : However, he was crown'd on St. Georges Day. — In June, a
Rebellion was rais'd in Scotland, by the Unfortunate Duke of Ar-
gyll- ; who, being taken, was beheaded at Edinborough. Another,
in Li ngland, was occafion'd by the Duke of Monmouth; who loft his
Head, on Tower-Hill, the 15th of July. Soon after, the King too,


Mayors, Sheriffs, Chamberlains, Reign of King James II. 183

1686 Philip Wilkinfon | John Lindall
[0] Richard Ellis ) John Collings

1687 Robert Carlisle, 1 ) Thomas Harrifon
[ft] JoJiu Blanchard ) William Cornwall

inftead of difplaying his Mercy, font Judge Jefferies to try the Cri-
minals. At Wincliejler, Mrs. A lice Lisle, an antient Gentlewoman,
(whose Husband was one of King Charles the Firft's Judges) was
beheaded for harbouring" Mr. Hicks, a Non-Conforming Preacher :
Twenty Nine fuffer'd zkDorchefter ; 80 in another Place ; and near
100 at Exeter, Taunton and Wells. Colonel Kirk too, with his
Soldiers, (call'd Lambs in Derifion) fliow'd almoft equal Cruelty
with the Judge : Others were executed at Tyburn, near London ;
and, indeed, in moft Parts of the Kingdom. When his Majefty had
refolv'd to keep feveral Popish Officers in his Army, to the great
Offence of his Proteftant Subjects ; then, after all the Tryals were
over, near the Conclufion of the Year, he publifh'd a general Par-
don ; but with fo many Exceptions, that it might as well have been
let alone ; for the King obtain'd not the leaft Thanks for it. — Mr.
Forcet dying, Alderman Thomas jfohnfon serv'd the Remainder.

\_o~\ A new Ecclefiaftical Commifllon was erected : The Bifliop
of London, being order'd tofuspend Dr. Sharp ; and, not doing it, fuf-
fer'd Sufpenfion himfelf. The Rev. Mr. Samuel John/on was fin'd,
imprisoned, and fentene'd to be whipp'd, for writing an Addrefsto
the Protejlant Soldiers. — The Judges Ally bone and Powell, coming
to hold Affize at Hull; the Aldermen Carlisle and Hydes waited
upon them, at Barton ; and conducted 'em thither. But when their
Lordfhips were to go to Church, the former order'd the Sheriff and
his Officer-, to attend him to the Romifh Chapel : The)- did fo ;
but not entering with him, at his Desire, You deserve that Punish-
ment, faid he, which, a/Jure your /elves, will, in time, fall upon you.
The Pari of Plymouth, who was Recorder, as well as Governour,
being on his Departure for London, fubftituted Mr. Serjeant Milling-
ton, as his Deputy, in the former ( > i Vi < e. Sir Edward Barnard, w hi 1
was turn'd out about fome time before, dy'd this Year: Whi 1 is Paid
to have been, ' The Honour of Kingfton, the Delight of Beverley,
and an Ornametit of the Law,

[/>] The King's Proclamation came out, firfl in Scotland, then
in England, for Liberty r cience. Two Suits al happen'd

about this Time: One was, between the Corporation of Hull,

• Ki-.'. row ■ /'■.■.. , Beverlaci Amor, l Omamentum, &c. Si
i Volume "I Antiquil 1 6 In which 1 have faithfully 1

I . ■ a, in the < 'hurt li "I St. Mary,

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184 Chat. XI. Mayors, Sheriffs, &c. Reign of K. James II.

1688 William Hydes \ William Crowl

[(/] Thomas Tomlin ) John Bower

and Leeds, concerning Port Duties, which was accommodated : The
other, with Beverley ; becaufe the Water-Bailiff of ////// had feized
fome of their Firr-Deals : But pleading the Merits of St. John the
Archbifhop,forwhofe fake King ffenryl.ha.6 exempted them from

all Tolls and Customs, thro' England, they got clear for that time.
His Majefty was now addrefs'd, from feveral Places, with the mo ft
flattering Speeches ; whilft the Church of England feem'd to be in

a declining Condition. The Univerfities were proceeded againft ;
becaufe they refufed to accept of difqualify'd Perfons, as Prefi-
dents, or Governours, contrary to their Statutes. — The Parliament
was diffolv'd the 2d of July ; and Preparations were foon in Hand
for a new one. — His Majefty went a Progrefs to feveral Places.

[ q ] The Queen (in January) was faid to be great with Child :
The King was congratulated upon it, by Addreffes from feveral
Parts; but one, from * SCARBOROUGH, excell'd all the others.


* That from Scarborough, (which I mention, becaufe in Yorkshire) was the moft
remarkable, to this Effect: "That ]'or/: and Lancafter being united, made the
" Inheritance of this Empire One ; the Conjunction of England and Scotland made
" two Kingdoms One : But his Majefty's Declaration, had made bis Subjects Interefts
" One : Every Happinefs was succeeded by a greater ; every fucceeding Age, ftrove,
"as it were, to outvie the former : 'Twas true, the Civil Wars bad been renew'd in
"the Time of their Anceftors ; and the two Kingdoms difunited 1 > v an unnatural
"Rebellion : But Liberty of Confcience was fo ftrong a Cement, that no Age could
"have Power to diffolve it : Its Firmnefs would increafe with its Duration ; because
"Men would endeavour to propagate that Bleffing, which brings a vifible Reward
" along with it : And if the darling Argument prevail'd, they had an Ocular Experi-
" ence already of their Profit ; for Fathers would not be more ftudious of tranfmitting
"a clear Title of their Poffeffions to their Children, than they would be of leaving an
"undoubted Inheritance of Trade, Society, and Brotherly Affection. In the firsl
" Place therefore, they thank'd the Almighty, on their Knees, for so gracious a King ;
"whom, in the next Place, they thanked, for his providing for them, like a true
'• Father, fo rich a Patrimony of immortal Happinefs : a Portion pul out for the Ufe
"of Posterity, which in every feven Years, would double and redouble the Principle.
" God Almighty, they hop' d and pray'd, would grant him an IK-ir Mafculine of his
'■ Body ; fince he already had given them one of his Mind, by his gracious Declara-
" tion ; to whose fac red .Majesty alone, they stood obliged for it. By the Council or
" Procurement of none Other, it came to pafs ; none would they acknowledge, but a
"wife and gracious King, could have found it out ; none, but a Catholick King, was
" able to effect it : They hop' d a Parliament would concur to confirm the Bleffing;
"which, by its own Succefs, feem'd ratify'd already, and pafs'd in all the Hearts of
"his Loyal People : That what there wanted in the Formality of Law, was fupply'd
"by the concurring Votes of difinterested Men : That it would fpread, like the Tree
" in Holy Daniel's Villon, 'till it over-shadow' d three Nations ; wherein the Birds of


Two Different Addrcffcs fent from Hull to the King. 185

The Second Declaration, for Liberty of Confidence, being fet forth ;
the King order'd it to be read in Churches, which occafion'd De-
bates among the Bifhops, who petition'd againft it, on the iSth of
May : For which, being fummon'd before his Majefty, they were,
for not recanting, fent to the Tower. The 10th of June, the Queen
was faid to have been brought to Bed of a Son. About this time,
great Endeavours were ufed to procure fuch Members of Parlia-
ment, who would abrogate the Penal Lazes and Tefl. The King
us'd to Clofet the Gentlemen, that they might fervehim in his own
Way. The Mayor of Hull, ROBERT CARLISLE, Efq ; was carreft,
for this purpofe, by his Majefty, tho' in vain : For the Corporation,
who was very dilator} - in their Addrefs to his Majefty, did not fend
it up to the Earl of Plymouth, who was to prefent it, 'till the Month
of October : And then it was in fo cold a Manner, that they nei-
ther thank'd the King for his Declaration, or gave him any Affur-
rance that they would fend up Members of Parliament to his Ap-
probation. The confiderate Earl hereupon altering it, with fomc
Additions, fent it back, to the Corporation, to be frelh written,
fign'd, and feal'd ; which was comply'd with (tho' in a reluctant
Manner) rather than entirely incur his Majefty' s Difpleafure. But
before the Return of it, the Earl dying ; Henry Lord Dover, his
Son, fucceeded him, as High-Steward ; and Lord Langdale, as Go-
vernour, of Hull : Therefore, when the corrected Addrefs was fent
to White-Hall,\t was prefented by Dr. Thomas Watfon, Bifhopof
St. David's; which was kindly accepted. Soon after, follow' d
another Addrefs, from Hull, in the Name of the Goldsmiths, and
other Burgeffes ; which was compofed by Mr. BAKER, a Brazier,
call'd in Derifion, Ttte Diffenting Proteflant Tinker. Buthowever,
he patch' d up his Addrefs (o well, to the King's Satisfaction, that it


" the Air should not only build, but the Beasts ol the Forests find Securitj beneath
" it : That they pray*d, his Majesty might long enjoy the Fruits of so happy a Planta-
" tiun, let by lii> aufpicious Hands; which, they hop'd, might be fene'd about by the
efent Age, and made (acred to Futurity. Ami as it was in theii
" Power, fo they promis'd to fend two Members to ferve in Parliament, who should

against the Test and all Penal Laws, in Matters of Religion. For Law
" afferUd, that were begot under a doubtful Title, being bred up in Persecution, must

equently subvert the Fundamental Freedom ol Confcience, which i GOD

tta Cfiarta to aU reasonable Creatures."

I 1)'-^' Leave to mention bi re, a Memorial, That a Printui first Pel up

tgh, about Jtme 16, i;;i in a Houfe in Mr. Bland's I ane, formerly

call'd i. most pleasant Situation, leading to the beautiful Sands: And, I

1 . ' l I > willing, fome time <>v other, to print the Antiquilii ol that delightful

I hinted in nv Purpofe 1 have finct

had fome ManufcripU fent me.

1 86 Another Addrefs fent up by Mr. Baker, a Dijfenter.

rder'dtobe printed ; andhad not the Revolution happened, the
Man might have been made an Alderman, as well as others. The
Addrefs let forth, That they had feenfome Addrejfes, which thank 'd

his Ma jelly for Such Part of his moji Gracious Declaration for Li-
berty ience,fofar as it was the Intereji of their particular
Perfuafion, which imply J their Dislike of all others: But They, as
in Duty and Allegiance bound to their dread Sovereign, humbly
thank' d Him for Tin: WHOLE Declaration; by which he had
proclaimed a Jubilee to all his People, and Jet the Oppreffed free.
That Almighty GOD, 70/10 hathfaid, * Touch not mine Anointed,
and do my Prophets no Harm, would certainly reward Him for it:
That their Thankfulnefs, for the Freedom enjoy 1 d through hisMaje-
flys special Favour, should appear by the peaceable Demeanour, and
cxteu/ive Charity, to all the Prof ejfors 0/" CHRIST, under whatfoever
Denomination. Such they would not fail to dcmoujlrate, loheucvcr
his Majefty should be graciously pleas' 'd to call a Parliament: Then
they would heartily endeavour, to eleel J'nch Members, as would re-
peal /he Tell and Penal Laws, agaiufl all Manner of Diffenters :
Audalfopafs his mofl 'Gracious Declaration forLiberty of Confcience
into a Law as Jinn as MAGNA CHARTA. As the King was plea-
fed upon this Account ; fo was he as much grieved on another :
For Sir Willoughby I lick man, Kt. Bar. of Gainsborough, and John
Ramfdcn Efq ; Members of the lafl Parliament, (elected fuch the
iSth of March, 1 68 5 . ) wrote towards the latter End of this Year,
1688, to the Corporation, That they would gladly ferve them in the
approaching Convention. The)- were accordingly accepted ; which,
when the King's Part)- heard, they occafion'd Orders to be fent, to
chufe fuch as his Majefty requir'd, and had reason to hope for,
from their late Addrefs. The Lord LANGDALE feveiely wrote to
the remarkable Robert Carlisle, Efq ; at Hull, afferting, How very
unhandfomely the Bench dealt with the King, in not giving him an
Aflurance to elect fuch as would approve of his Majefty's Declara-
tion, calculated for the Happinefs of this diftracted Nation : To
make therefore the Monarch their Friend, and he capable offerving
them, he propofed Sir J< >HN BRADSHAW of IZisby for one ; and the
other defigned Member he would nominate in a little Time. But
this did not avail : The Corporation pleaded their Promife to the
former ; but however told him, in a Letter, Phe Election should be
free, according to antient Cu/lo/u. When my Lord fhew'd this to
the King, it fo enrag'd him, that, to punish the Town, he fent them
near 1200 Soldiers, moftly commanded by Popifti Officers, to live
therein upon free Quarters. Thefe almoft ruin'd the private Habi-
tations : The Landlords were us'd as Slaves; and, like Dogs, kick'd
• I. CHRON. XVI. 22. out

The Inhabitants of Hull in Diflrefs, and denyd Relief. i8y

out of their Houfes, unlefs they furrender'd their bed Rooms and
Furniture : The Streets were not fafe, in the Night Time, from the
Robberies, committed by thofe military Plunderers ; who, in the
Day,play'd their Pranks openly, in feizing the Goods of the Market
People : The Capital Burgeffes were made Prifoners, in the Guard-
Houfe, upon the leaft Spleen of the Officers ; to which Mr. Maw/on,
as I mention'd before, fell a memorable, tho' unfortunate Victim !
The tender Virgins were threaten'd to be deflour'd ; the Wives, with
their Children, to be murder'd : The Magiftrates were alfo in Fear
of their Lives : In the Citadel, the Cannons were pointed at the
Town, ready to fire upon the fir ft dreadful Signal ; and nothing
feem'd to appear, but Horror and Deftruction ! No Complaints were
regarded by the Officers, who faid, They mujl implicitly obey their
Commanders : No Relief was granted by the King; who, inftead
thereof, iffu'd out his Quo Warranto,'requiring the Town's Charter;
not allowing diffident Time for pleading for it : However, upon
cooler Thoughts, the King granted another ; by which heturn'd out
the Mayor, placing Mr. Hayes in his Room : Mr. John Robinfon and
Yates, {William Carlton and Robert t Ncttlcton) Aldermen. And
this Charter, unfatisfaclory as it was, was feiz'd by Judge Jejfcries ;
who, calling the Corporation before him in the Hall, abus'd them
as a Parcel of — whatever his foul Throat could bellow out againft
them. The King order'd another Charter in Aitgnfl, unmaking the
Mayor he had but a little before made, and placing Mr. Daniel
Hoar in his Stead : John Blanchard, Sheriff, (who was alfo made an
Alderman) Thoma s Ha rrifon ,and William Cornwall, Chamberlains.
Thus Things were carried confufedly on, 'till the Day of Election ;
when the Corporation chofe Mr. Delaeamp Mayor: But they had
not proceeded much further, before an Order came from the King,
as the Effect of his Difpenfmg Power, That he would have the for-
mer continue a Year longer; to which they were then fore'dtofub-
mit, becaufe they could not help themfelves. On the 2d of Oelo-
ber, the Old Charter was difcharged, by the Arrival of a Meffenger
with a New One ; to which Mr. Hayes, and thofe formerly advane'd
with him, were not fworn. The 24th of the fame Month, the Lord
Langdale, being made Recorder, fubflituted Robert Ileitis, Efq ; as
his Deputy. Thomas Cooper, Gentleman, was order'd to bethe Town-
Clerk ; but he never came, from London, to make his Appearance.
The King, being appri/.'d of the Prince of Orange's Intention, rc-
voi.'d his Arbitrary Proceedings, reftor'd tin- Bifhops, publifli'd a
general Pardon, and order'd (by Proclamation) that .ill Corpora-
tions mould return to their former State, which he had compell'd
them to forsake. This was proclaini'd, at Hull, the 6th of Novem-
ber i Upon which unexpected Deliverance, the Magiftrates, looking

a few

1 88 The Corporation re /lord to its Rights and Liberties.

a few Years hack, when the Charter was furrender*d to Judge Jef-
feries, and Mr. Delecamp ejected from his rlrll Mayoralty : And con-
fidering, his being lately deny'd; they now refolutely chofe him a

third time, to his greater Honour: Who acted that Da} - , as Mayor,
after that Mr. Hoar had delivered up the Sword and Mace ; and
the Mandamus Aldermen, B la ncha rd , I) ickaifon , &c. were excluded.
Next Morning, he went to the Hall, accompanied by the Alder-
men Richard fon, Maifiers, Sijfon, Ma/on, Fields Wilkinfon, K irby,
and Carlisle, who enjoy'd that Honour in 1683, when he wasfirft
elected over them ; where they were replaced in their Office ; and,
to their Number, were newly added the Aldermen Trippet, Hays,
Skinner, and Hydes; thelaft of which was afterwards chofen Mayor,
to act, 'till a new Election, the Year following: So that 1688, feems
memorable for fo many Changes of eminent Perfons in the Civil
Government; whofe Names are as follow, belides Thofe, already
mention' d, that were regularly elected before thefe Contingencies.

MAYORS. SHE r I F F s . Cha mbt r la ins.

Thomas Harrifon

t^ • 1 u s+a & 1 />/ / j I 1 nomas rtarrii

Daniel Hoar V* John h lane liar a „-„. ~

■l- i^ 1 ~ -, l& r ,<oo i ) William Lornw

Fr. Delacamp, 2, 3 §g [ 1688. ] William Mar

William Hydes £i§ Samuel Boyfc \ , , \,

: ^ J John Bower

But now, to fecure the Town for King JAMES, the Lord Lang-
dale rode Poft from London. He brought with him Proclamations,
fign'd by his Majefty, For watching the Sea Coojls ; to burn and de-
Jlroy all Places, near to which the Enemy should land ; to drive
the Cattle, and carry every necefjary thing away, whereby they might
perish for want of Subjiflanee. The Prince of Orange fet Sail with
his Fleet (confifting of 655 Ships, in which were near 150001-iorfe
and Foot) from Brill, on the 19th of October. 'Twas thought, by
fteering Northwards, that they defign'd for Hninber ; which occa-
fion'd the Lord Langdale to prepare for a Siege : But the Prince,
tho' drove back by a violent Storm, yet fet Sail again on the iftof
November ; and landed, on the 5th, with his Forces, at Torbay, in
Devonshire. The Bifliop of Exeter, Dr. LAMPLUGH, when he-
heard this, ported up to King James with the News ; whofe Loyalty
fo much endear'd him to his Majefty, that he plac'd him in the Arch-
bifhoprick of * York, which had been long vacant (defign'd, as once
thought, for the Romifh Bifliop LEYBURN, Vicar Apoftolical, who
had the Year before vifited York and Hull) and from which King
William would not remove him, becaufe of his Fidelity to his un-
fortunate Father-in-Law. As to Hull, two Parties were in Fear:
The Protcftants, who fided not with the King, thought they fhould
have their Throats cut by the Soldiers, as they had threaten'd, in
* In that HISTORY, fee his Epitaph, Pag. 107, &c. Cafe

HULL fee u red for the Prince of Orange, &c. 180

Cafe of the leaft Refiftance ; whilft they, on the other hand, were
as much terrify'd with the Thoughts of the Prince of Orange. The
Catholicks.of the Country, flew from the Rage of the incens'd rural
Inhabitants,to the Protection oftheLordsZ^;/^/rt , /^andM^;// ; o-^>/^v^'
(the latter being a Colonel) who receiv'd them kindly, as being of
their Perfuafion. — In this Month were Infurreclions in feveral
Places. The Earl of Dauby, Lords Fairfax and Willougliby, with
other Perfons of Quality, made themfelves Mafters of York t and de-
clared for a free Parliament : Many, of the Romifh Commu-
nion, who flood up for the King, under Shelter of the Duke of New-
caflle, were difarmed : So that the Regiment of that Nobleman
march'd to Hull, for greater Security, and to ftrengthen the Popifh
Soldiers of that important Sea-Port. On the 3d of December, they
laid a Plot to fecure the Proteftant Officers, with their Adherents,
by changing the Rounds. Lord LANGDALE, that Night, gave
out, That Lord Montgomery 'would take the Rounds of Capt. Copley ',
who was a Proteftant. This coming to his Ears, by the Adjutant's
telling it to Fort-Major Barrat, he was so affronted, that hevow'd,
If the Lord Montgomery offer dfuch an Indignity, he would lay him
by the Heels. But, to prevent any fuch Defign, and be rather before-
hand, he difcours'd with Hannier, Carvill, and other Proteftant Of-
ficers, and they confulting with the Magiftrates, it was unanimously
agreed, to call the Soldiers of their Party to Arms, &c. and feize
upon the Chief Heads of the Papifts. There were but few Words
about it : In two Hours Time, the Market-Hill was cover'd with
armed Men ; who were fpirited up, by hearing they were call'd to
defend the King, and Proteftant Religion. The Lord Lanadale
knew nothing of it, 'till he was fuddenly feiz'd by a Guard, under
Captain Carvill; who plainly told him, He was come to fecure Jus
Lordship, as being a Roman- Cat Jiolick ; and had no Right to govern \
according to the Laws of the Land. The Governour, in Amaze-
ment, reply'd : What, Captain ! Is not the Kings Difpcn/iug Pozver
to be admitted of/ — No, faid the other bluntly. Why then, (aid
his Lordfhip, / have no more to fay at prefent; and fo was made
Prifoner. The Lord Montgomery was fecur'd by Captain Fits-
Herbert ; and Major Mahony, by Fort-Major Barrat, The inferi-
our Catholick Officers, hearing the Soldiers were under Arms ; they
ran, for fear of Blame, to their refpei Live l'ofls, where they were fe-
cur'd. Next Morning, one of the Proteftant Captains march'd forth,
with 100 Men to relieve tin- Guards ; and feiz'd the Popifti Offi-
cers, with others of their Perfuafion, who little dreamt of what had
been tranfai ted in the Night Thus the Town, Fori and Citadel,

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