Document ReferencePw2 Hy 833
TitleCopy of warrant from [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford], made by Henry Alkin, to the Officers of the Peace of London, Westminster, Middlesex, Surrey, Kent and Essex; 26 Oct. 1704
Date26 October 1704
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWarrant for the arrest of Dr alias Mr Sellers; alleges that Mr Sellers did read the Common Prayer in a public assembly, whilst substituting the words 'Lord the King' when he should have been referring to Queen Anne; states that this undermined the authority of the queen in the realm.

Note on verso states that Mr Sellers, Mr Thornbury and Mr Castleman were 'taken at Red Lyon Square'.
Termcrimes, pro-Jacobite
criminals, arrest of
legal business, warrants

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29586Alkin; Henry (fl 1704); -; clerk in Robert Harley's office?fl 1704
NA29587Sellers; - (fl 1704); Mr; alias Doctor; arrested for failing to pray for the queen in a public assemblyfl 1704
NA29588Thornbury; - (fl 1704); Mr; arrested with Mr Sellersfl 1704
NA29589Castleman; - (fl 1704); Mr; arrested with Mr Sellersfl 1704
NA29590London, Justices of the Peace
NA29591Westminster, Justices of the Peace
NA15360Middlesex Justices of the Peace
NA29593Surrey, Justices of the peace of
NA29594Kent, Justices of the Peace
NA29595Essex, Justices of the Peace of
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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