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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1687/8-1693
Volume 8, Page 512   View pdf image (33K)
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512 Proceedings of the Council cf Maryland, 1692 -1694.

Liber K.

as would not take the Oaths tho' they were Protestants to
which it was answered him, that unknown there were a great
many such in England that after the French Fleet was beaten
and the Plot or Design was discovered and did not take Effect
there were several thousd of Horses found in England accoutred
for war, but no Body durst own them & as for those Persons
in the Countrey being Protestants and Refusers of the oath
they were many in Virginia, the Deponent further upon his

oath saith that the said Coll Digges told him that last Year
to the best of this Deponts Remembrance) one Capt Purvis
should say that he expected an Alteration before he got home
and that this & the like Discourses was very publickly talked
on in Virginia & in England without any notice taken thereof
& that Sr Edmond Andros himself Governor of Virginia did
in pticular freely & openly talk of the same among his Councill

p. 198

who also did the same without the least notice taken that Sir
Edmond shewed him the said Digges the Proclamations which
he brought out of England with him & had delivered abroad
several Copys thereof, some as the Deponent thinks to some
in this Countrey whereupon Madam Digges did say that Sr
Edmond came over upon the Accot of Continuing Governor
for King Iames after the alteration that was expected, And
the Deponent further saith not
G Vsweeringen
Iurat p mo Die Aprills Anno
Dom 1693 Coram me
J LLewellin

The Deposition of Gilbert Turbevile of S( Marys
County Gent aged Five or Six & Fourty Years
or thereabouts as follows (vizt)
The Deponent upon Oath taken on the holy Evangelist
saith that on or about the 12th day of this Instant March
having been at Church & going home with Mr Garret Van-
sweeringen & Mr Iohn Evans between St Inigos & Mr Patti-
sons Plantation, the said Vansweeringen begun a discourse
saying there were two Dukes of Gloster, the one was Prince
George's Son adopted in England the other King Iames' Son
Born in France & that the French King had sent a safe con-
duct into England for the Nobles to Come over into France &
see the birth of the Prince & that the Queens Body was
exposed to the View of several of the Nobles & two Bishops
at the time of her Delivery who did see the Child Born into
the World that there were Articles of Agreement between
the Kingdom of England & King Iames publickly up & down
in Print everywhere in England in every Boys hands & a
General Pardon for all excepting some few Particular men

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