Yorkshire Convicted Papists, 1716 (Rydale, Pickering Lyth, and Whitby Strand Wapentakes)

A True and Perfect Return of All Papists Convicted in the North Riding of the County of York.

Rydale, Pickering Lyth and Whitby Strand Wapentakes, 1716

Charles Lord Fairfax Gilling Papist
Christopher Simpson Grathland Yeoman
John Nessfield Eskdaleside Tanner
Henry Pearson Whitby Yeoman

These persons before named were convicted as Popish recusants att the generall Quarter Sessions of the Peace holden at Thirske the tenth day of April in the second year of the reigne of his Soveraigne Lord King George in pursuance of an Act of Parliament passed in the first year of his Majestie’s reigne intitled an Act for the further security of his Majestie’s Person and Government and the Succession of the Crown in the heirs of the late Princess Sophia being Protestants and for extinguising the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales and his open and secrett abettors.

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