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Pw2Hy - Papers of the Harley Family, 1602-1738, in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Pw2 Hy 572
Examination of David Edwards; n.d. [c.1706]
Provides details David Edwards's account of the publication of the 'Memorial of the Church of England'; says that a masked woman came to his house and asked him to print a memorial 'approved by both the universities' and 'for the advantage of the Church'; states that he refused at first but was eventually persuaded to print the documents; provides an account of various private meetings regarding this business; says that his wife and three of her servants were taken into custody and he was forced to abscond; says that Mr Sheeres and Sir Humphrey Mackworth (who Edwards believed to be the author) were asked for assistance but denied all knowledge of the matter.
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publications, seditious literature, 'Memorial of the Church of England'
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Mackworth; Humphrey (1657-1727); Sir ; politician; capitalist; knighted 1683
Edwards; David (fl 1703-1706); Jacobite; printed a seditious memorial of the Church of England; brother of Thomas Edwards
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