A compleat history of the life and raigne of King Charles from his cradle to his grave collected and written by William Sanderson, Esq.
Sanderson, William, Sir, 1586?-1676.

5. That according to such his Declarations and Speeches, the said Earl of Strafford did use and exercise a Power above, and against, and to the subversion of the Fundamental Laws, and stablished Govern∣ment of the said Realm of Ireland, extending such his Power to the Goods, Free-holds, Inheritances, Liberties, and Lives of his Majesties Subjects of the said Realm, viz. the said Earl of Strafford the twelfth day of December, Anno Domini 1635. in the time of full peace, did in the said Realm of Ireland, give and procure to be given against the Lord Mount Norris, (then and yet a Peer of Ireland, and then Vice-Treasurer and Receiver-general of the Realm of Ireland, and one of the principal Secretaries of State, and Keeper of the Privy Signet of the said Kingdom) a Sentence of Death by a Council of War called together by the said Earl of Strafford, without any warrant or authority of Law, or offence deserving any such punishment. And he the said Earl did also at Dublin within the said Realm of Ireland, in the Moneth of March, in the fourteenth Year of his Majesties Reign, without any legal or due pro∣ceedings or trial, give or cause to be given, a Sentence of Death against one other of his Majesties Subjects, whose name is yet unknown, and caused him to be put to death in execution of the said Sentence.