Document ReferencePw2 Hy 188
TitleAppeal [to Parliament?] from dissenters in Exeter, Devon; 17 Sep. 1689
Date17 September 1689
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDescribes a 'little chapple in the Hospitall Grounds there wch probably was intended for the use of that Hospitall' at Exeter; explains that this has been used as a school, store and then by non-conformists for services; complains that the key has been taken by the new mayor, Mr Bales, with the approval of Sir Jonathan Trelawney, but that neither the mayor nor the hospital have the right as it belongs to the crown; points out that the chapel was licensed by Act of Parliament and ask 'for reliefe from the old persecuting Spirit which here riseth up again'.
Termreligion, nonconformism
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28882Bale; - (fl 1689); Mr; mayor of Exeterfl 1689
NA28880Trelawney; Jonathan (1650-1721); 3rd Baronet; Bishop of Bristol; Exeter and Winchester1650-1721
NA28881Devon, Dissenters of
NA28713England and Wales; Houses of Parliament
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