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viction of the law; what mercy the king, who is liberty to make a challenge without shewing the fountain of mercy, as well as of justice, will any reasor., to a certaio number; and if it extend to you, is in bis own power,

shall appear that any of them have the least Starkey. Mr. Recorder, I have here his ma- prejudice or malice against any persons that jesty's gracious pardon of the 25th year of his are to be tried for their lives, to a greater reign..

number. Such, and so great is the benefit of Recorder. I allow that, but you have staid the laws of England, beyond all the laws of here since.

any other nation in the world. But all these Starkey. Why then, Mr. Recorder, pray will forins having been passed, and a jury of men, you advise me what to have done? Nature against whom you made no exception, having teacherh all men 10 shun danger; for I was found you guilty of the offences for which you threatened with lite, &c. if I staid in France : were indicted, there remains now nothing niore Whether should I stay there, or return to iny with the court, but to pass that judgment of native country with my king ? Now, Mr. Rе- death upon you, which the law requires, and corder, I desire to know what you would have

which is the business that lies upon me now. had me done?

But before I do that, for I know you may Recorder. I shall acquaint the king, and will think it a presumption, or at least a needless do you all the kindness I can with him. Tie and unnecessary thing for me to take upon me,

and give any directions to you, the business of Starkey. But how shall I do then, when I whose profession it hath been to give precepts: am lame? I want a leg, and I must use my However I think it necessary, for the satisfacstick.

tion of some persons that are bere present, Recorder. Then let him alone.

that I should give them some account, why I Starkey. But I pray, good Mr. Recorder, think this law, and the putting it in execution will you be pleased before you give sentence at this time, is not unreasonable. For it is to upon me, to acquaint the king with what I have be known, that every subject of this realın by to say for myself.

bis being born within the dominions of the Recorder. No, I cannot do that, the king's king, does owe an immediate allegiance to the pleasure is to be known afterwards. Set Lums- king, and is to take notice by the law, that den aside, and set all the rest to the bar. there is not any person hath any superiority

over him ; for under God he is the supreme [Then Proclamation was made for silence, whilst judgment was giving ]

head and governor. And if any person born

within the dominions of the king shall so far Recorder. You the prisoners at the bar; forget himself, and what he owes to the king you have been severally accused, arraigned by his birth, and that supremacy which he

Starkey. Mr. Recorder, may I speak one should maintain with his life and fortune, as to word? I have presented this year, wherein at acknowledge any other foreign person to be the 26th of this month I bave been a prisoner, supreme, and to have a power to depose the several petitions by my friends to the king, and king, and dispose of his dominions (as every desired to be transported; for my age and in- one does, that takes orders from the see of firmities, and want of a leg, did not stand well Rome) he cannot but be thought deserving of with iny being in England these troublesome the greatest punishment. Wherefore the wise times. The king, I ain told, hath promised Idoin of our nation, the parliament, at the time should, but I see no fruits of those petitions. when they made the law, found that the reliAnd pray consider this, that I should have gion established (that religion which I hope in been imprisoned if I stayed out of England, God will remain notwithstanding all the eneand now to be prosecuted in England in this mies it ever had or shall have) was invaded by manner, and to be drawn, banged, and quar- such priests as you ; they found the life of the tered, is very bard.

queen at that time in great danger, by the aRecorder. Whether it be true or not, God tempts of those persons whom they had made knows, I shall acquaint the king with it. It their proselytes, into whom they had infused only remains with me to take notice of it for principles, that it was no crime for them to that purpose. And for my part I am sorry depose their queen, since they bad the authowith all my heart to see so many persons rity of their pope to justify the fact. And if brought to receive the sentence of death by once men can preach such doctrine, and also my mouth. But I must say this, you yourselves but prevail with their hearers to be of such a have been the occasion of it, and therefore persuasion, if care were not taken, we shall must blame yourselves for it. You have had soon see an end of all sort of government, and the benefit of the best laws, the law of Enge of our religion too. But inasmueh as these land, which gives every subject the liberty to principles, were not so visibly endeavoured to make a defence for himself, whenever he is be put in practice till of late times, though you accused of any crime; he hath the liberty to were not permitted, but connived at; yet that hear the witnesses what they say against him; is no reason, but the occasion of making the to call any witnesses for him, and to make de- law being revived, the execution of the law fence for himself. And not only so, but he should revive with it. I suppose it is not onhath likewise twelve men upon their oaths, known to any of us, that there hath been au that are his peers, against whom he hath the hellish plot agaiost the life of the king, and ta

SSI) STATE TRIALS, 32 Charles II. 1680.—Trial of I. Tasborough and A. Price. (882

TRIALS destroy our religion, I would to God I could | the sentence that the law hath decreed: and say the Plot was at an end. For I must say, therefore in the name of the Court I do prosome of you, I fear, had too great an band in nounce this to be your Judgment it: and what a sort of monsters were prevailed Starkey. Mr. Recorder, give me leave to upon to compass the same, by you that are speak one word : if any one should have beld priests and jesuits, who have wrought them up to me that position, That it is lawful to depose to such a belief, that murder in this world is a and murder kings, I would have killed him in certain way to saintship in that which is to the place : tell the king, Mr. Recorder, I say so. come. And though you seem to deny it, your Anderson. It is my comfort, that no one of practices are a proof of it beyond all contradice common sense can believe it. tion, which is the reason that this law, which Marshul. May I ask one question, Mr. Res was a good law at the time of the making, and corder, before you pronounce sentence? thought fit to be put in execution then, though Mr. Recorder. No, Mr. Marshal, you canit hath slept some time since, should now be not speak now; but this is your Judgment, and put in execution against you, who have occa- the Court does award it : I'hat you the several sioned all those mischiefs to this nation in prisoners now at the bar, be conveyed from these latter times, which occasioned the making hence to the place from whence you came; of the law. And one thing more I should say and that you, and every of you, be conveyed to that man, who pretends to merit by the from thence on hurdles to the place of execugood services he hath done for the public, that tion, where every one of you are to be severally he sbould injoin a man to scour his kettle, as hanged by the neck; that you be severally cut be calls it, to receive the Sacrament, and then down alive; that your privy-members be cut give him a dispensation to be drunk, and make off, your bowels taken out and be burnt in your another so, to promote a damnable design, is view ; that your heads he severed from your soch a power of priesthood, fit only for the bodies; that your bodies be divided into four Pope and his imps to put in practice.—But say quarters, which are to be disposed at the king's no more, in charity I am bound to compas- pleasure: and the God of infinite mercy have sionate your condition, which with all iny soul mercy upon your souls. I do, and heartily can say to you, I am sorry to see you in that misery. It was in your own

Parry. "Te Deum laudamus; Te Dominum

I confitemur.' power to have prevented it; but seeing you have made yourselves obnoxious to the law, Then the prisoners were carried away, and the only thing required of me, is to pronounce the Court adjourned the Sessions.

260. The Trial of John TASBOROUGH and ANNE PRICE, at the

King's-Bench, for Subornation of Perjury : 32 CHARLES II.

A.D. 1680. FIRST, Proclamation was made for informa- reign of our sovereign lord the king that now is tion in usual form. Then the Defendants were the 31st, at the sessions of Oyer and Tercalled, and appearing, were by the clerk of the miner, and Gaol-delivery, then held in the Oldcrown advised to look to their challenges. Then Bailey, in the parish of St. Sepulchres, in the the jurors that were summoned to try the cause ward of Farringdon-without, London, for the being called, and appearing, the twelve that city of London and county of Middlesex, were were sworn, were these persons following, lawfully indicted for certain high-treasons, in the Thomas Harriot, Thomas Johnson, Charles Um- said indictment specified; and afterwards were phervile, Thomas Earsby, Richard Pagett, severally tried by a jury of the said county,

and John Greene, Edward Wilford, Richard Bull, then and there were attainted, as appears by Joseph Radcliffe, Richard Cooper, James the record thereof to the jurors aforesaid in eviSupple, George Read.

dence shewn. And whereas also one Richard Cl. of Cr. Gentlemen of the jury, you that Langhorn, esq. being a Popish recusant, the are sworn, hearken to tbe record. The de 14th day of June, in the year of the reign of fendants John Tasborough and Anne Price, our said sovereign lord the king that now

is the stand indicted by the oaths of 12 honest and 31st aforesaid at the sessions of Oyer and Termilawful men of the county of Middlesex , which ner, then held by adjournment at the Old-Bailey, indictment sets forth,

in the parish and ward aforesaid, was lawfully “ That whereas one Thomas White, alias indicted for divers high-treasons in the said in White bread, William Harcourt, John Fenwick, dictment specified; and being afterwards tried Jobo Gavan, alias Gawen, and Anthony Tur- by a jury of the county, was then and there ner being popish recusants, and false iraitors thereof attainted, as appears by the record against our sovereign lord, Charles the second thereof to the jurors aforesaid in evidence by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, shewn. And whereas one Stephen Dugdale, France and Ireland king, defender of the faith upon the several trials of the indictments afore&c. the 13th day of June, in the year of the said, was a witness produced and sworn on bem VOL. VII.

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half ofour said sovereign lord the king that now at the parish aforesaid in the county aforesaid is, and then and there in lawful manner did by force and arms, falsly, unlawfully, unjustly, give material evidence against the said William advisedly, and corruptly, and against the duty Harcourt, and the said several other traitors, to of their allegiance, did produce and shew prove thern guilty of the matters in the said and each of them did then and there proindictment specified : the said defendants, John duce and shew to the said Stephen Dugdale, Tasborough and Anne Price, the premises a certain note in writing, the tenour of which aforesaid well knowing, and being persons de- note follows in these English words following vilishly affected towards our sovereign lord Being touched with a true remorse of conCharles the second, now king of England, &c. science, and hearty sorrow for the great ill I their supreme and natural lord, and devising, did in coming in a witness against the Ca. and with all their strengh intending the peace tholics, and there speaking things which it my and tranquillity of this kingdom to disturb, and own conscience I knew to be very far from to hinder and stifle the farther discovery of the the truth : I think myself bound in duty both said treasons, and as much as in them lay, the • to God and Man, and for the safety of my due course of law to elude, and the prosecution own soul, to make a true declaration how I of justice in that behalf to retard and obstruct; was drawn into this wicked action. But as also to cause and procure that it should be 'being very well satisfied, that I shall create believed that the persons aforesaid, attainted, myself many powerful enemies, upon this were unjustly attainted, : The said Anne Price account, I have retired myself to a place of before the trial of the said William Harcourt, safety, where I will with my own band disto wit the 10th day of June, in the year of the cover the great wrong that hath been done the reign of our said sovereign lore the king the 31st Catholics, and hope it may gain belief. And aforesaid, at the parish of St. Margaret West- likewise I protest before Almighty God, that minster, in the county of Middlesex, with force I have no motive to induce me to this conand arms, falsly, unlawfully, unjustly, corruptly, fession, but a true repentance for the misand against the duty of her allegiance, did soli 'chiefs I have done, and hope God Almighty cit, suborn, and endeavour to persuade the said will forgive me.' And that the said John Stephen Dugdale, that he the aforesaid Ste-Tasborough and Anne Price, the day and year phen Dugdale should not be a witness nor aforesaid, in the parish aforesaid, in the county give evidence against the said William Har- aforesaid, with force and arms, falsly, unlawcourt, upon the trial of the said William Har- fully, unjustly, advisedly, corruptly, and against court for the treasons aforesaid : and that the the duty of their allegiance, the said Stephen said John Tasborough and Anne Price, after-Dugdale the aforesaid note in writing, so as wards to wit, the 12th day of October, in the aforesaid, to the said Stephen Dugdale proyear of the reign of our said sovereign lord the king duced and shewn to sign and subscribe, did that now is, the 31st aforesaid, at the parish of solicit and endeavour to persuade, and each St. Margaret Westminster aforesaid, with force of them did solicit and endeavour to perand arms, falsly, unlawfully, unjustly, advisedly, suade, and then and there falsly, unlawfully, corruptly, and against the duty, of their allegi- unjustly, advisedly and corruptly did proance, did solicit, suborn, and endeavour to mise, and each of them did promise to the persuade, and either of them did then and said Stephen Dugdale, that if he the said there, falsly, unlawfully, advisedly, corruptly, Stephen Dugdale, the aforesaid note in wriand against the duty of their allegiance, solicit, ting would sign and subscribe, that then lie the suborn, and endeavour to persuade the said said Stephen Dugdale great and vast sums of Stephen Dugdale, that he the said Stephen money should have and receive ; to the evil Dugdale, should retract and deny all the evi- and pernicious example of all persons in the dence and information which he the said Ste-like case offending, and against the peace of phen Dugdale as aforesaid, had given against our said sovereign lord the king, his crown and the traitors and popish recusants aforesaid ; dignity, and against the duty of their allegithe said John Tasborough and Anne Price then and there falsly, unlawfully, unjustly, and advisedly, corruptly promising, and either of * The Latin indictment runs thus : tbem promising to the said Stephen Dugdale Rex versus Tasborough and Price for Suborgreat sums of money and rewards, if he the said

nation of Perjury. Stephen Dugdale would retract and deny all the evidence and information by the said Ste.

Pascha, 32 Car. 2, B. R. phen Dugdale, against the traitors and popish Alias scilicet die, &c. ult' præterit' recusants aforesaid, as aforesaid given, and coram Domino Rege apud Westm', per would withdraw and absent himself the said sacramen' 12 jur' probor'etlegalium hominum Stephen Dugdale, in places unknown and be- com’ præd' jurat' et onerat' existen' ad inquiyond the sea : and that the said John Tasbo. * rend' pro dicto Dom' Rege et corpore com' rough and Anne Price, their wicked devices, præd, præsent existit', quod cum quidam practices and intentions aforesaid to fulfil and • Tho’ White, alias White bread, Clericus, Joaccomplish, afterwards, to wit, the said 12h .hannes Fenwick Clericus, Willieinius llarday of October, in the year of the reign of our court, alias Harrison Clericus, Johannes said sovereign lord the king the 31st aforesaid, Gavan Clericus, Anthonius Turner Clericus;

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To this Indictment they have pleaded Not enquire, whether the defendants, or either of Guilty, and for their trial have put themselves them, be Guilty of the trespass and offence upon the country, and the king's attorney like whereof they stand indicted, or Not Guilty : wise, which country you are : your charge is to if you find them ur either of them Guilty, you

et Jacobus Corker, falsi proditor' contra sere. suæ debit' solicitabant, subornabant, et copat Inissimum Dominum nostrum Carolum secun- « fuer' persuader', et uterque eor' adtunc et

dum, Dei gratia Angl', &c. 13 die Junii, anno . ibidem solicitabat, subornabat, et conat' fuit

regni dicti Domini regis nunc 31 ad delibe- persuadere præfat Stephanum Dugdale, quod ! ration' gaol' dicti Domini Regis de Newgate, ipse præfat S. D. non foret testis, nec daret

tein' per adjournament pro' cum præd'apud evidenc' versus præfat W. Harcourt, alias, • Justice-Hall in le Old Bailey, in suburbiis &c. super triation' ipsius W. H. alias, &c. pro • civitatis London, corain justic' ad gaol' præd' proditionibus præd', Et quod præd'J. T. et

adtunc et ibidem deliberand'assign', steterunt · A. P. post triation' præd' seilicet 14 die Oc• indictat' pro compassation' (Anglice the con- "tobr', anno, &c. nunc 31 supradicto, apud

passing) *mortis et finalis desiruction' dicti præd' paroch’ sancti Andree Holbourn in Domini Regis, et al' altis proditionibus in com' Midd', falso, illicite, injuste, advisate, • evdem indictamento specificat posteaque ad contra ligeanc' suæ, debit' solicitabant, subor

session' præd' præd'T. W. alias, &c. J. F. nabant, et conati fuer' persuadere, et uturque • W. H. alias, &c. J. G. et A. T. per jurat eor' adtunc et ibidem, falso, illicite, advisate,

patriæ adtunc et ibidem debito modo inde corrupte, et contra ligeanc' suæ debitum solis • triat et convict' fuer', et per judic' cur' ad-citabat, subornabat, et conat' fuit persuadere (tunc et ibidem debito modo attinct fuer', • præd' Stepbanum Dugdale, quod ipse præd' . prout patet per record' inde juratoribus præd' Stephanus Dugdale retraheret et denegaret • in eviden' ostens’: Cuinque etiam quidam totam evidenc', quas ipse præd' S. D. ut præ• Ricardus Laughorn Ar postea scilicet ad de- • fertur, dedisset contra præd' proditor' eisdem • liberation' gaol dicti Domini Regis tent' per J. T. et A.P. adtunc et ibidem falso, illicite, 6 adjornament' pro civitat' London' apud Jus- injuste, advisate, corrupte promitten' et uter. tice-Hall præd', coram justiciar' ad gaol que eor' promitten' præd's. D. magn' et in

præd' adtunc et ibidem deliberand' assign', gent' denar' sum' et mercedes, si ipse præd' • 14. die Junii, anno regni dicti Dum' Regis S. D. retraheret et denegaret totani evidenc

nunc 31. suprad' legitimo mado stetit indic- per ipsum S. D. versus præd' proditor', ut tat pro compassatione (Anglice compassing) præfertur, dat', et seipsum $. D. in locis inmortis et final' destruction' dicti Domini cognit et transmarin' retraheret et alsen• Regis, et al' altis proditionibus in eodem in- • taret. Et, quod prædi J. T. et A. P. ad nequisdictamento specificat’; posteaque superiudesimas machination', practication', et inteni ad eandem session' triat per jur' patriæ, et • tion' suas præd' perimplend' et pro perfi

adtunc et ibidem per judic' cur' adtinct fuit, ciend', postea scilicet 14 die Octobr', anno,

prout patet per record' inde juratorib' præd' . &c. 31. suprad', apud paroch' santi Andreæ o similii in evidenc' ostens'. Cumque etiam • Holbourn præd' in dicto coa' Midd', falso, • quidamn Stephanus Dugdale super separal' | . illicite, injuste, advisate, et corrupie contra • triation' indictament' præd' fuit testis product' • !igeanciar suar' debit', produxer' et ostender', et jurat' ex parte dicti Domini Regis nunc, et ulurque adtunc et ibidem produxit et oset adtunc et ibidein legitimo modo material • tendit prælat' S. D. quandam potam in scrip

evidenc' versus præd'T. W. W. H.J. G. A. T. . tis, tenor cujus quidem notæ sequitur in bis • et R. L. dedit ad proband' ipsos culpabil'de • Anglican' verbis sequen', videlicet, “ Being • materia in præd'indictamento specificat', qui- o touched with a true remorse of conscience,

dam Johannes Tasburgh, nuper de, &c. Gen'," and hearty sorry for the great ill I did, in " alias dict' J. Tisburgh de, &c. Gen', et Anna “ coming in a witness against the Catholics, · Price de, &c. Spinster præmissa præd' satis " and there speaking things which in my own

scien' et existen' person' diabolice affectat' “ conscience i koow to be very far from the erga serenissimum Doin' nostrum Carolum “ truth, I think myself bound in duty both to • secundum nunc Regem Angl’, &c. supremum “ God and man, and for the safety of my own " et naturalem Doininum suum, ac macbinant “ soul, to make a true declaration how I was ret tot' virib' suis intenden' pacem et commu

« drawn into this wicked action : but being very nem tranquillitat' hujus regni Angi', pertur- • well satisfied that I shall create myself many • bare, impedire, et supprimere (Anglice to “ powerful enemies upon this account, I have 6 stifle) ulteriorem divulgationem (Anglice dis- “ retired myself to a place of safety, where I

covery) dictar' prodition', et, quantum in ipsis “ will with my own hand discover the great fuit, debituin legis cursum eludere, nec non

wrong,

that hath been done the Catholics, and causare et procurare quod credit' foret, quod“ hope it may gain belief. And likewise I properson' sic ut præfertur attinct, minus juste “ test before Almighty God, that I have no • attinct' fuissent, præd'J. T. et A. P. ante tria- “ motive to induce me to this confession, but a • tion' præd' W. H. scilicet præd 13 die Junii, “ true repentance for the mischiefs I hare done, • anno, &c. nunc 31. suprad', apud paruch' “ and hope Almigbty God will forgive me.”

sancti Andreæ Holbouro in com'Midd', falso, Quodque præd' J. T. et A. P. postea scilicet • illicite, injuste, corrupte, et contra ligeanc' dicto 14 die Octob', anno, &c. nunc 31 su

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are to say so; if you find them Not Guilty, these particulars : 1. An attempt to prevent you are io say so, and no more, and hear your the evidence before it was given. And 2. When evidence. Crier, make an ( Yes.

it was given, and the traitors were convicted Crier. O Yes! If any one will give evidence and condemned, then to disgrace that evidence, on behalf of our sovereign lord, the king, and the proceedings at law that hath been against the defendants John Tasborough and against the traitors, and this in favour of the Anne Price, let them come forth and they shall Catholics. 3. The means they used to persuade be heard.

him, which was by corrupc promises and en. Mr. Belwood. May it please your lordship, gagements to him. And, t. That they had and you gentlemen of the jury, the defendants, prepared a note which hath been read to the John Tasborough and Anne Price, stand in- jury; whereby he that bad swore the truth, dicted for subornation of perjury: and the in- should publicly own to the world that he had dictmen: sets forth, that whereas Thomas swore a lie : and that the Catholics had reWhitebread, William Harcourt, and others, ceived great injury by him, and that he had were indicted, and that for treason, in con- withdrawn himself to make this discovery : spiring the death of the king, and other trea- and this is the substance of the charge upon sons, and were legally tried, convicted, and al- these persons. This practice, my lord, is not tainted for the same, and that Richard Lang- new, it hath appeared here in several other inhorn was likewise indicted and attainted for stances : we remember wbat Reading did, and the same offence : and that upon these trials we have not forgotten what Knox and Lane Mr. Dugdale was produced and examined as a did ; and this is the third cause of that kind witness for the king, and did depose mate- that hath come before you. Our evidence will rially against the said traiturs : and the defen- be this : we shall produce Mr. Dugdale, the dants knowing this, and contriving and desig!- person against whom this design was laid, and ing to stifle the discovery of the treasons afore he can testify all this matter. Now he was but said, did before the trial of the said Harcourt a single person against these two tempters; solicit, suborn, and endeavour to persuade the and your lordship remembers what was said in said Mr. Dugdale not to be a witness, nor to the like case, two might convince one; and give evidence upon the trial: and after the therefore he thought it safe to acquaint, and he trial, did farther solicit him to retract and deny did acquaint persons of public concern and all the evidence he had given on that behalf, authority with this attempt upon bim; and he and promised him large rewards and great sums did not only this, but they met sereral times of money for it : and to accomplish this, they about it at ihe tavern, and there we shall prove did incite bim to withdraw and retire bimself

, what they did. Part of this hath been conand produced a note which he was to sign, and fessed, for this hath bad another examination which hath been read to you, wherein he was to in another place : and the gentlewoman bath acknowledge that he was in an error, and had confessed, that she did offer bim sums of sworn falsly, and therefore bad retired himself; money; for it we will call our witnesses. We and for this they promised him great rewards : shall not now aggravate the fault, that will and this offence is laid to be done falsly, ad- come after the evidence given ; but I think it visedly, corruptly, and against the duty of their is bellish enough if it be proved. allegiance. To this the defendants have pleaded Attorney General (sir Creswel Levinz.) My Not Guilty ; if we shall prove the fact upon lord, this case is of the same nature with those them, we hope you will find it.

that Mr. Serjeant hath mentioned of Reading, Serj. Muynurd. My lord, and you the gen- and Knox and Lane; but it goes somewhat tlemen of the jury, I am of counsel in this further: For this must be done in writing, and cause against the defendants. For the fact subscribed by the party, to be produced upon that is laid in the indictment, it consists of occasion, to defame all the evidence that had

been given before: And the substance of the prad', ad paroch' sancti Andreæ Holbourn note is to recant all that he had said, and aver præd' in com’Midd' præd', falso, illicite, in: it to be false ; and so all that have died upon juste, advisate, corrupte, et contra ligeanc' that account, must have been supposed to have suar' debitum, præfat Stephanum Dugdale died very unjustly. This was the design of the ad præd' notam in script', sic ut præfertur, matter : and it was not only in this case that eidem S. D. product et ostens' signare et sub- these persons had been endeavouring things of 'scribere solicitabant et persuadere conat' this nature; for we can prove, if it be neces• fuer' et uterque eor' adtunc et ibidem solici- sary, by another witness, that this gentlewoman 'tabat et persuadere conat' fuit, et adtunc et bath been tampering to persuade bim to retract ibidem falso, illicite, injuste, advisate, cor- his evidence against another person, one Mr. rupte promiser', et uterque eor' adtunc et Parsons, a priest in custody; and to bring all ibidem promissit, quod si ipse præd' S. D. abont, she did presume upon Mr. Dugdale's præd' notam in script' signaret et subscribe old acquaintance with her: They had been felret, quod tunc ipse præd’S. D. mago? et in- low-servants in my lord Aston's family, and by gent denar'sum' haberet et reciperet, in ma- that means were of ancient acquaintance; and • lum et pernitiosum exempluin omn'al' in tali she did presume upon these grounds, that she casu delinquen', ac contra pacem dicti Do. could withdraw him from all his evidence. mini Regis, coron', et dignitat’suas, &c.' And we shall prove, I think, by another witness

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