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Context of Beheaded Dr. John Hewytts ghost pleading, yea, crying for exemplarie justice against the arbitrarie, un-exampled injustice of his late judges and executioners in the new High-Commission, or Court of Justice, sitting in Westminster-hall : conteining his legal plea, demurrer, and exceptions to their illegal jurisdiction, proceedings, and bloody sentence against him : drawn up by counsel, and left behinde him ready ingrossed : the substance whereof he pleaded before them by word of mouth, and would have tendred them in writing in due form of law, had he not discerned their preemptory resolution to reject and over-rule, before they heard them read
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