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NOT TAKING THE TEST;
NOT CONFORMING TO THE ESTABLISHED
NOT DESERTING THE ANCIENT FAITH;
WITH PRELIMINARY AND CONCLUDING
SOME REMARKS ON THE BISHOP OF PETERBOROUGH'S
JOHN, EARL OF SHREWSBURY.
PRINTED FOR JOSEPH BOOKER, NEW BOND STREET.
TO HIS GRACE
THE DUKE OF NORFOLK,
&c. &c. &c.
CONCEIVING myself called upon to vindicate the religion of my Catholic fellowcountrymen from the virulent calumnies so unwarrantably fixed upon it by the laws of the land, as well as to defend their conduct in their capacity of members of the state, I cannot bring the hasty result of my labours before the Public, in a manner more worthy of the subject, or more agreeable to my own feelings, than by dedicating them to your Grace.
The Catholics of this Empire may be justly proud in the reflection that, while they are fellow-sufferers in the same cause with the