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A True testimony of what was done concerning the servants of the Lord, at the generall assizes, holden at Northampton the one and twentieth day of the fifth month 1655. [electronic resource] : Where Edward Atkins sate judge of life and death, before whom was brought VVilliam Dewsberry, Ioseph Storr, Henry VVilliamson, Iohn VVhitehead, Marmaduke Storr, Thomas Cocket and Francis Ellington, ... and as neare as remembred, the substance of what the judge ... did express to the servants of the Lord, ... and though the judge could not gainsay the truth declared by them, nor read them a law that they had transgressed, yet were they not suffered to have the benefit of the law that murtherers and felons had, ... With a true discovery of the persecution of Iohn Huchin, Michael Petteson, and Thomas Goodayre, who is imprisoned in Northampton, for the truths sake, wherein the great enmity that is in Thomas Andrews, priest of Wellinborrow, and Thomas Pentlow, of Wilby called justice, and also of the magistrates of Northampton is made manifest. Also, the VVord of the Lord to the rulers and judges, and all that plot againt the righteous seed, the world in scorn calls quakers

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