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Author: Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657.
Title: A plea, or protest, made by VVilliam Prynne, Esquire, and by him sent unto J.M. Knight, one of the eleven impeached Members.: Wherein he declares the injustice and illegality of the Lords, Commons, and grandees of the Armies proceedings against him. Whereunto is annexed the case of A.B. (a citizen of London, and a free commoner of England) truly stated, in reference to a pretended impeachment of treason depending in the House of Peers against him : with an answer to certain queres framed thereupon : unto which is annexed the answer of the said A.B. unto the Lords assembled in Parliament in point of law, ... in which it is fully proved, that the House of Lords ... hath not the least jurisdiction in the world over any commoner ... with a full answer to all their presidents in such cases; and that it is not safe for the said A.B. to kneel at the Lords barre, because it is stooping and submitting to their jurisdiction. / Published for the common good of all honest Englishmen, by Lionel Hurbin Gentleman, March 17. 1647.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A plea, or protest, made by VVilliam Prynne, Esquire, and by him sent unto J.M. Knight, one of the eleven impeached Members.: Wherein he declares the injustice and illegality of the Lords, Commons, and grandees of the Armies proceedings against him. Whereunto is annexed the case of A.B. (a citizen of London, and a free commoner of England) truly stated, in reference to a pretended impeachment of treason depending in the House of Peers against him : with an answer to certain queres framed thereupon : unto which is annexed the answer of the said A.B. unto the Lords assembled in Parliament in point of law, ... in which it is fully proved, that the House of Lords ... hath not the least jurisdiction in the world over any commoner ... with a full answer to all their presidents in such cases; and that it is not safe for the said A.B. to kneel at the Lords barre, because it is stooping and submitting to their jurisdiction. / Published for the common good of all honest Englishmen, by Lionel Hurbin Gentleman, March 17. 1647.
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657., J. M., Prynne, William, 1600-1669.

[London]: Printed for Iah. Hornish, 1648.
Subject terms:
Impeachments -- England
Fair trial -- England
Great Britain -- Politics and government
A. B.
England and Wales. -- Parliament -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A88236.0001.001

Contents
title page
The Protestation of J. M. Knight of the Bath, to the Articles of high Treason, drwn up by M. William Prynne of Lincolnes Inne Esquire, and sent by him unto the foresaid J. M. for his le∣gall Plea, Protest and Answer to his Impeachment at the Lords Barre.
The Case of A. B. truly stated, &c.
The answere of the foresaid A. B. a Citizen of London, and a free Commoner of England, to the Lords in Parliament Assem∣bled, upon the commands of the said Lords, that A. B. should returne an answer to a scroule or paper called by them Ar∣ticles of Impeachment, &c. against the said A. B.