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2 edition of Dorset Protestation returns preserved in the House of lords, 1641-2. found in the catalog.

Dorset Protestation returns preserved in the House of lords, 1641-2.

Edw. Alex Fry

Dorset Protestation returns preserved in the House of lords, 1641-2.

by Edw. Alex Fry

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Published by Phillimore, privately printed) in (London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDorset records -- 12
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20712929M

  The Protestation Returns’ for Bishopwearmouth are also available but have not yet been transcribed. By mid-August , all hope had faded of King Charles I and Parliament mending their differences, and the end of August saw the outbreak of the English Civil War. The returns relate to the years 42, around the start of the Civil Protestation was an Oath of loyalty to Parliament and to the King, and was originally drawn up and taken by the members of the House of Commons on 3rd of May , the following day the protestant Peers in the House of Lords .

The importance of the returns to the genealogist and local historian is that they comprise, or should comprise, a list of all male (and in a few cases female) inhabitants of each parish of the age of 18 and over. This book not only covers the Protestation returns but also the Lay Subsidy Rolls of Available from Zephaniah — This entire book is devoted to a description of the day the Lord will return to the earth in vengeance. The prophet says that at the end of that day, when the Lord’s enemies have been destroyed, the Jewish remnant will shout in triumphant joy because “the King of .

THE PROTESTATION PROTESTED, AND show 3s spent on the Protestation and a book for the names of subscribers, followed by an entry of gs gd 'for mending the church window^'.^' circulation of the Protestation can be tracked through local records and correspondence as well as the voluminous returns in the House of Lords Record. Protestation Returns and other contemporary listings Three groups, Protestation, Collection and Taxation records, provide the most important sources in the Guide. The far fewer records of the previous decade and the following years of Civil War and Commonwealth have also been included.


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Dorset Protestation returns preserved in the House of lords, 1641-2 by Edw. Alex Fry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Anyone not signing was unfit to hold office. Later, it was decided that all males over 18 should take the Protestation Oath.

In Dorset, the oath was taken early in The following is the Protestation Return for Fontmell Magna (‘Funtmill Tything’), placed in alphabetical order. Hilton. Protestation Returns, Transcribed from “Protestation Returns, Dorset, ” and donated to the Dorset OPC Project by Kim Parker.

Amid the tensions that would eventually break out into the English Civil War, it was decided that everyone should make a “protestation” (i.e.

a declaration) of loyalty to King Charles I and to the Church of England. Having been signed by every member of the Commons and the Lords, it was distributed by the members to their counties. Anyone not signing was unfit to hold office. Later, it was decided that all males over 18 should take the Protestation Oath.

In Dorset, the oath was taken early in The following is the Protestation Return for Fontmell Magna. Winfrith Newburgh. Protestation Returns, Transcribed from ''Dorset Records, The Protestation Returns preserved in The House of Lords,Edited by. THE PROTESTATION RETURN OF /2. By the end ofKing Charles I had become very unpopular.

On 3 Mayevery Member of the House of Commons was ordered to make a declaration of loyalty to the crown. This was ratified next day by the House of Lords. They called it their Protestation against " an arbitrarie and tyrannical government.

On 3 Mayevery Member of the House of Commons was ordered to make a declaration of loyalty to the king and to Parliament. This was ratified next day by the House of Lords.

Durham protestations; or, The returns made to the House of Commons in /2 for the maintenance of the Protestant religion for the county palatine of Durham, for the borough of Berwick-upon-Tweed and the parish of Morpeth Item PreviewPages: The Protestation Oath of During the spring of there was great unrest in Parliament with discord between the House of Commons and the House of Lords, and plots and sub-plots against both the King and Parliament itself.

Full text of "Durham protestations; or, The returns made to the House of Commons in /2 for the maintenance of the Protestant religion for the county palatine of Durham, for the borough of Berwick-upon-Tweed and the parish of Morpeth" See other formats.

LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH - THE PROTESTATION RETURN OF By the end ofKing Charles I had become very unpopular. On 3 Mayevery Member of the House of Commons was ordered to make a declaration of loyalty to the crown. This was ratified next day by the House of Lords. We have, in the Devon Protestation Returns, a set of.

East Orchard. Protestation Returns Transcribed for Dorset OPC by Sue Thornton-Grimes. InParliament requested all males aged over 18 to take an oath in support of the Crown, Parliament and the Protestant religion.

This show of loyalty was intended to oppose the ‘plots and conspiracies of priests and Jesuits’ that were allegedly subverting the kingdom. MARIANSLEIGH - THE PROTESTATION RETURN OF /2.

By the end ofKing Charles I had become very unpopular. every Member of the House of Commons was ordered to make a declaration of loyalty to the crown. This was ratified next day by the House of Lords. They called it their Protestation against " an arbitrarie and tyrannical government.

iii iv The Dorset Protestation Returns. To quote the Appendix to the fifth Report of the Historical MSS. Commission, p. 3, "This Protestation was reported and agreed to in the Commons, and ordered to be made by every member of that House on the 3rd of May,   The UK Protestation Returns of / are the closest thing that we have to a census.

If you are lucky enough to have traced your ancestry back to this time and you know the exact parish that they lived in, then it could be worth taking a look at.

19th century transcripts copied from the originals in the House of Lords Record Office. In Parliament ordered all males in England and Wales over the age of 18 to take an oath to "live and die for the true Protestant religion, the liberties and rights of subjects, and the privilege of Parliaments".

(The University returns survive however, and are in the book.) What is remarkable (although it is not picked up in the book) is the strong correlation between missing Protestation Returns and the locations in Oxfordshire and former north-west.

Protestation Returns. The protestation was an oath of allegiance to the King and the established church. Just prior to the English Civil War a bill was passed in Parliament in July requiring those over the age of 18 to sign the Protestation.

In practice. Our main duties are to preserve Government records and to set standards in information management and re-use. Main Papers: Protestation Returns Dorset B See Journals of the House of Lords for the same date for entries relating to the laying of these papers.

The Protestation of was an attempt to avert the English Civil July Parliament passed a bill on 3 May requiring those over the age of 18 to sign the Protestation, an oath of allegiance to King Charles I and the Church of England, as a way to reduce the tensions across the g them was a necessity in order to hold public office.

This was ratified next day by the House of Lords. They called it their Protestation against " an arbitrarie and tyrannical government" and another order was made that every Rector, Churchwarden and Overseer of the Poor had to appear in person before the JPs in their Hundred to make this Protestation.

The Protestation Returns, date fromwere ordered by the House of Commons and required all adult men to swear allegiance to the Protestant religion. The returns were organised by parish and are the closest we have to a seventeenth century census, significantly taking place at the start of a civil war that involved all levels of society.The Protestation Returns owe their existence to the unrest which prevailed in Parliament during the passage of the bill for the Attainder of the Earl of Strafford in The House of Commons had passed the bill on the 21st of April and the House of Lords gave it a second reading on the 27th April.The Oxfordshire.

Protestation Returns By Don Steel. This article was originally published in the December edition of Soul Search, the journal of The Sole Society. In not long after the Long Parliament had been called because Charles I needed money to fight the Scots and during the passage for the attainder of the Earl of Strafford, Parliament drew up an anti-Catholic oath to.