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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1693-1694
Volume 407, Preface 26  
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I Doe Sincerely promise & Swear That I will be faithfull & bear true allegance - - - - -

Queen Mary: So help me God.                                        1693 - - 1694

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                            I. of . do Swear, that I do from my hart Abhor, Detest & abjure, as impious and heretical

                          This damnable doctrine & position, That Princes Excommunicated or Deprived [by the Pope or]

                          any authority of the See of Rome, may be deposed or murthered by their Subjects [or any other person]

Abhorrence//       whatsoever. And I do declare that no foreign Prince, [Person], Prelate, State or [Potentate hath]

                          or ought to have any Jurisdiction, Power, Superiority, Preeminance or authority [Ecclesiastical]

                          or Spiritual within this Realm. So help me God.//

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Comrs Oath. &ca. You doe Swear as Comrs. for this County of Somerset & Province of Maryland to doe equall

                          Right to the poor, as to the rich to the best of yr Cuning Witt & power, according to the laws

                          of England & Acts of Assembly. You shall not debarr or hinder yr prosecution of Justice

                          to take any guift, bribe or fee to the intent of delaying of judgmt. butt shall behave your

                          Self justly & truely to the best of yr understanding, So long as yw shall persist in this

                          Office, & until yw shall be by lawfull authority discharged therefrom So help you [God]



                        John Would[have] to Jane wouldhave]


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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1693-1694
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