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The DECLARATION and APOLOGY of the Protestant
   people
, that is , of the Noblemen , Barrons , Gentlemen ,
   Burgesses & Commons of all sorts now in armes within
   the Kingdome of Scotland, with the concurrence of their
   true and faithfull Pastors & of severall Gentlemen of the
   English Nation joined with them in the same cause
, for
   defence & reliefe of their Lives
, Rights and Liberties,
   and recovery and reestablishment of the true Protestant
   Religion , in behalf of themselves & all that shall joyn
   with and adhere to them.

They must be altogether Strangers , or very litle concerned
in the Christian World who after all that the Nations & Church-
es have seen of the Lord's mighty hand and outstretched arm in
the late wars betwixt King Charles the first & his people &
Parliaments of Scotland , England , & Ireland , against the then
conspireings of Popery and Tiranny,to the ruine of true Religion
& Liberty : The wonderfull advancement of the gospel & King-
dome of our Lord Jesus within these Kingdomes that therupon
ensued : with the general refreshment , joy & security of all the
Protesant Churches abroad, that thence redounded: And the no less
rooted & firm Loyaltie of the same people , who, notwithstanding of
their long bloody & fatall contendings with the Father, did yet upon
reasonable, fair and just Treaties, concluded with all the assurance that
either Religion, Honor , or gratitude could promise, call back and
restore Charles the Second his Son, to his throne & Empire ;) are not
fully convinced and satisfied that, considering the perpetuall con-
tradictings & counteractings of all these sacred and solemn engadge-
ments that immediatlie & ever since have been practised: the whole
reigne of the aforsaid Charles the Second, through the sinistrous and
subtile influences of a wicked & Popish party, now manifestly disco-
vered, was a constant & uniform course of Perjury , Apostacy and
Violence, begun with open rebellion against God, the rescinding not
only of particular laws, but by an unparalleled , most unpolitick
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