|Author:||Wall, John, Saint, 1620-1679.|
|Title:||Mr. Johnson's speech which he deliver'd to his friend to be printed (as he mention'd at the place of execution.)|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Mr. Johnson's speech which he deliver'd to his friend to be printed (as he mention'd at the place of execution.)
Wall, John, Saint, 1620-1679.
[London: s.n., 1679]
Francis Johnson is one of the pseudonyms employed by Saint John Wall.
Imprint from Wing.
Possibly issued with "A narrative of the proceedings and tryal of Mr. Francis Johnson a Franciscan, at Worcester, last summer-assizes, anno Dom. 1679" (Wing J773).
Popish Plot, 1678 -- Early works to 1800.
Trials (Treason) -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800.
A NARRATIVE OF THE Proceedings and Tryal of Mr. Francis Johnson a Franciscan, at Worcester, last Summer-Assizes, Anno Dom. 1679. Written with his own Hand as followeth. To which is annexed His SPEECH at his Execution, August 22. 1679.
The manner of my being taken was as followeth.
I am ready to swear as followeth:
The Conditions which God has prescribed I told them were these.
The manner of my Tryal was as followeth.
The Testimony which he gave against me before the Judge, was this.
THE Last SPEECH OF Mr. Francis Johnson Priest, of the Order of St. Francis, who was Executed (as a PRIEST onely) at Worcester, upon the 22d of August, Anno Dom: 1679. Which he spake, for the most part, upon the Ladder, immediately before his Execution, (but being interrupted) and that which he did speak, being taken by an un∣skilful Scribe, was Printed by the halves, and so imperfect, that it was in some places Nonsense. To correct that Abuse, this which he left (written with his own Hand) is publish'd by Friend.
Mr. Johnson's Speech Which he deliver'd to his Friend to be Printed (as he mention'd at the place of Execution.)