Memoirs of Missionary Priests, Vol. 1: And Other Catholics of Both Sexes, That Have Suffered Death in England on Religious Accounts, From the Year 1577 to 1684 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Memoirs of Missionary Priests, Vol. 1: And Other Catholics of Both Sexes, That Have Suffered Death in England on Religious Accounts, From the Year 1577 to 1684

As to father Campion, and his companions, to whom their adversa ries pretended to impute treasons of another kind, viz. I know not what conspiracies formed at Rhemes and Rome, we are fully persuaded that they were no more traitors than the rest; and that the true cause ot their death was the hatred of their religion; and therefore we have given them a place with the rest in these memoirs.

And, indeed, it seems to have been the more common opinion of the nation, at that time, and even of the queen herself, if we believe Mr. Camden, in his Elizabeth, that these men were not guilty of those pretended conspiracies; which they, for their part, notwithstanding all their rackings and torturings, all, to a man, constantly denied, both in life and death, though they had their lives offered them, if they would own themselves guilty: which thing alone, to every thinking man, must be a full demonstration of their innocence. To pass over other considerations as for instance, that several of them had never been in their lives at the places where they were pretended to have been plot ting; or, if they had ever been there, were not there at least at the time of the pretended plot; several of them had never been seen in their lives, by the perjured witnesses that deposed against them; nor had ever seen one the other (though they were accused to haxe plotted together) till they all met at the bar to take their trials; which, with many other arguments too long to be here inserted, prove abundantly, that they were, indeed, no plotters and that their only guilt was their religion.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Bishop Challoner

Hardback

Published Date - August 28 2019

ISBN - 9780331001020

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.1 cm

Page Count - 519

Paperback

Published Date - August 28 2019

ISBN - 9781331347811

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.8 cm

Page Count - 521

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