A vindication of those who take the oath of allegiance, to His present Majestie from perjurie, injustice and disloyaltie, charged upon them by such as are against it. Wherein is evidently shewed that the common good of a nation is what is primarily and principally respected in an oath, and therefore when the oath is inconsistent with that, the persons who have taken it, are absolved from it. In proving of which the case of Maud and King Stephen is particularly consider'd. In a letter to a non-juror.

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Main Author: Hearne, Thomas, 1678-1735.
Other Authors: Bilstone, John, 1698 or 1699-1767.
Associated Name: Lichfield, Leonard (Printer)
Format: Book
Published: [London] : [s.n.], Printed in the year 1731.
Physical Description:[2], lix, [1], 80 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 24 cm (8vo)
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
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General note:Includes engraved frontispiece portrait of the author.
Drophead title: 'The oath of allegiance vindicated, by Mr. Hearne, now a non-juror.' The essay was addressed to Francis Cherry.
The preface and responsibility for the unauthorised publication of Hearne's juvenile essay, written ca. 1700, is attributed by Hearne to John Bilstone. Hearne attributes the printing to Lichfield in Oxford, see his 'Remarks and collections', Oxford, 1921, v. 11, p. 477.
End of text reads: 'Your Faithfull and Humble servant Scripsi aula Sti Edm. Oxon. Jun. II°. 1700. Tho. Hearne.'
Place of publication from ESTC.
Large paper issue.
Citation / References note:ESTC, T76829
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