[Page] THE Writ of Restitution: By the Lady ELEANOR.

PSAL. &c.

Be wise now therefore, O ye Kings; Be learned ye that are ludges of the earth.

ACTS 3. 21.

Whom the Heaven must receive, till the times of Restitution of all things which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his Prophets since the world began.

Printed in the Year 1648.

THE VVrit of Restitution: BY The Lady ELEANOR.

ANd now in this his cause, the Iudge of all the earth, Prince of the Kings of the earth, a case wherein all con­cerned; these are to pray three, who here sit in his place Iudges: Give me leave to speak, and shew you a my­stery, from this writ Amoveas ma­nus, defended by the happy Mr. May­nard, notwithstanding opposed by Mr. Solicitor, with S. John, not know­ing what Spirit he's of.

[Page 2] Before whow this day, the day of Iudgements figure, shewing by rea­son of a writ of Error, not executable, three stand charged with contempt of the Court, pleading Ignorance, notwithstanding the aforesaid Amove­as manus writ being executed (as it were) the forbidden fruit tasted un­timely; these men yet each dis­charged and acquitted: as let it nei­ther be reputed impossible, how much opposed soever by others, for All to be saved at last, when the utmost mite or mi­nute satisfied or expired, the worst of reprobates not excepted, in his time whose immense mercy inscrutable: this is the argument, Against whom no writ of Error feisible either or pos­sible.

Who saw every thing very good at first [Page 3] made by him, reduced to be no doubt to the same estate, as holds good from that of dust return to dust, every thing to the place from whence it came; faln An­gels and men restored every one, not left a hoof, &c. or lost of that kinde bearing his Image.

Of which general deliverance well understood to be an Article of the Christian Faith, famous Origen, from whose judgment other fathers erring, forced were to erect a Purgatory for Saints, that Babel edifice of theirs; of whom the aforesaid ancient father, the worst they could say of him was, As he did worst of any when he wrote ill, so exceeded all men when he did well.

And so proceeding with this re­ported Case of this days Hearing, where the fiery adversary upon their [Page 4] surmisings, pressing for a present sen­tence, before the accused heard or ans­wering, charg'd, that although moved in open Court such a writ, the Amoveas manus to be respited: and according­ly a Supersedis issued out, delivered to the Sheriff then in being; the Tenants nevertheless outed of possession by the now under-Sheriff of that county about three moneths ago: whereup­on he cald and appearing, demanded of whom, how those doors came to be opened, denied not what he had done by vertue of such a sealed writ, by such a Solicitor brought to him; as for other writs concerning them, pleads Ignorance: One Pomfred by name, (alias Pomum) surprized in state of inocency, like her first in the transgres­sion; (for pursuing which Allegory [Page 5] thus) shewing one Massingal cald, pleading ignorāce too as the man lay­ing the fault on Eve; he (some three years since in that Office) onely had a Supersedis, of what validity now he knows not; for other writ, none came to his hand.

Also Jo: Rand Solicitor cald, he ap­pears, no yong Fox, not to be foold with pocket Errors, refers to the Iud­ges, whether year after year that writ like to be of much force, brought be­force such and such Officers; namely the Treasurer, &c. when as in being none such, or like to be: And so this the Epilogue or end of it, their stale Errors being quasht; the writ stands good for taking off or removing his Majesties unhealing hands, his Te­nants cashier'd, moreover for stren­gthning [Page 6] which, another writ, a Writ of Restitution produced, brought in COURT, stops the Lyons mouthes, forced to put up their pipes, as let it happen to the enemie of Ge­neral Restitution, sent to that parable of the unnatural elder Brother towards his own flesh and blood, Luke; and murmu­ring laborers, because their fellows mads partakers with them; endless unmer­cifulnes thereof to bid others beware.

And here to make an end with what penance imposed on those three for a presumption of that nature; these a touch of it: The under She­riff Pomfred, somewhat of a low pitch, he never to aspire or take upon him the state or stile of a high Sheriff; the other sometime in the same im­ployment or Office, Massingal to re­turn [Page 7] to his domestick function or cal­ling deserting former dainties. The honest poor Solicit' J: Rand as for him unto other Solicitors an example his lot, besides to pinch himself with hard and thin fare, never to attempt the Kings Solicitors place, or St. John to be cald like the wandring lew.

And so farther, no jesting matter neither of mean consequence, where like Twins, this finished tedious Law Suit in Trinity term; and Gods word both sympathizing or joyned wed­lock like the blessed Virgin and just Joseph Cousins, though abruptly in brevities behalf handled or penn'd, presaging without doubt, maugre the old Serpents plotting with his smooth outside, through the holy Ghosts po­wer, thethird person in Trinity, long [Page 8] silent though, or vaild under a cloud as it were, will immediately decide our Church-Differences, of such troublesom Times the cause, which Lord hasten, and teach them to di­scern the time better.

And so hastning on, shewing from hence how all shut up under igno­rance, know not what they do; the man undone by the woman, aleaging for himself, suspected not, she unto him given, the Author to be of his ruine, having warning of it given him never; The woman on the other side again, The Serpents intents had she known, she had not been over reacht by such his falseness & flattery, to the overthrow of her and hers, so many: The Serpent his excuse, he came but to try her for his part, what would be­fal [Page 9] was above his reach, foresawit not; no more then the old Prophet, that by means of him a Lyon by the way should tear his fellow Prophet: Or that such a mass of corrupted man­kinde should succeed to perish, since the words to them twain being, Touch it not lest ye dye, importing but in dan­ger of death.

And thus since all Original sin the root pardoned in that last prayer, Fa­ther, forgive them, &c. sealed with his own Blood on the Tree, Restitu­tion of course follows, who can for­bid it, or shew why the taking off, or removing of his heavy hand should not be an Article of our Belief, seeing this Son of Adam his administrator discharges all Debts from the begin­ning of the world to the end, which [Page 10] by that erroneous Opinion, Mother of Errors, they go about to annihi­late that affirm, Out of Hell is no Re­demption; who is able, having Ages of Ages (Rev. 1.) even from the worlds beginning, the keys of Hell and Death, to turn this water into wine; and where he hath given a being, to cause such judgements to be for the best, the onely Clay to regain the eye-sight, howsoever Excommunicated this Truth by envious times; of Esau's race, endeavoring to disinherit and strip the Son of God, who gave himself a Ransom, not for some, but for All; All made alive in him: Forgive them, Father, &c. as shewed afore, under ignorance concluded.

FINIS.

ANd without proving what we say, but as saying and doing, which are two, like to a cypher alone: and of more concernment these three witnesses in earth, then supposed, what power indued with, whereof as insues in relation to the three in the high Court of Heaven (Joh. &c.) they stiled Iudges of the Earth (to wit) the grave and prudent Barons of Exche­quer; Et hi tres unum, &c. Mr. Ba­ron Trevare, the Ancient of days in his likeness, His voyce gone out into all Lands, &c. Psal. 19. The second like the Son of man, the azure clouds mixt his Foot-Carpet; The third answer­able to the holy Ghosts slow operati­on, Miracles and Prophesie for a [Page 2] time ceased, or like that saying of theirs, Have not so much as heard whe­ther any holy Ghost, &c. committed to whose Ministery the Mystery of Times and Seasons, by all the world slighted or derided, &c. several days before whom this troublesom Tryal appearing, of no mean consequence, the Manor and Rectory of Pyreton, by what means and indirect courses taken, thereto the King intitled, by jugling Projectors plots, an old Out­lawry revived, caused hereby to stretch it self out by their breathing into it, &c. to overthrow a lawful Pur­chase and Ioynture, after injoyed so many years, waiting their opportuni­ty, the widows Estate to cut it off, by such trivial incumbrances sifted forth: the very Image of the Beast, Revel. 13. [Page 3] xswith the Great-Seal faced forth, only paying His Majesty about a Mark yearly such a costly purchase therein by his own officer born out, his Soli­citor General.

Not unlike that dispute about Mo­ses body, between the Archangel and the other (the Tempter) reported by Jude, this Law point debated so often in open Court, by the advantage ta­ken of her imprisonment, that got in­to possession: So passing from this to the Iudges their charge for repairing this no slender breach, appointed to stand in the gap, to take off the Lords heavy hand from him, namely the King, by conjuring this Spirit down, raised up in his Name, a lye in Samu­els likeness: And how came to pass, for the sin against the holy Ghost [Page 4] committed, shewing also forgiven nei­ther in this world nor the other; wit­ness the Archbishop, taking prophe­sie for no other then madness, gone to his proper place from Towerhil: and yet deliverd not groaning so long in travel the Kingdoms three, such di­straction under witness in Ecclesiasti­cal and Civil affairs both. As not unknown to himself these, of her co­ming unto him without manifestation not of a Commission in that case ar­mor of proof, to give him a taste or warning of his judgement at hand, the hand writing (Dan. 5.) served on him in his gallery, was immediately by a reference answered under his hand bearing date, 1633. Octob. &c. Whitehal, committed for that cause the space of two years a close prisoner in the Gate▪ [Page 5] house, even Octob. 23. when brought first thither, honored with the same very day of Irelands Massacre, Octob. 23. and of Keynton-fight, &c. stript of all ever since, a cup where of himself since hath drunk the dregs. This is the business that sleeps not.

Howsoever he faln asleep, like them bidden to sleep on, &c. she though then, and since armd with no few sad tokens of that kinde come to pass on others no obscure ones; witness the Dukes fatal month of August foretold.

VVith this for another observation, her Ioynture the Manor of Englefield whilest she in the Gatehouse, bought by the Marques of Winchester, how his of Basing, such an Example not the like, unlucky Babel Towers, toward the increase of widows and fatherless, made to kiss the ground.

[Page 6] And impeaced of treason in this kinde; no light thing; about their neck a meeter ornament what weight not unknown; then S. George a horse­back. Yet for making atonement in that case for such his Majesties folly, like as when Jobs captivity said to re­turn, was appointed to pray for his three friends: So on the other side, the aforesaid Iudges three to make his peace, to turn his captivisy away, faln so low as hard to judge, whether ex­posed to the dunghil, or the dungeons Slavery the greater or better Estate, unhapily by his own seeking hapned.

Nor his Name wiped out of this Record, once a good Confession made, afterward makes as bad an end, opening the very YATES of Hell, like Balaam, loving the wages of [Page 7] unrighteousness; his own Solicitor Ge­neral, M. St. Joans holines such an ad­versary, wherein the general good al­so a copartner with this of the widows cause, which the Lord defends and stands up for it.

In which, if any misprision hath been since their judgement irreversa­ble, may if they please, appoint the Amoveas Manus to be renewed, &c. And with this belief concluding, Be­hold, I make all things new, as including Lucifers Restauration, first and last of that Name, when the times of refresh­ing comes, morning and evening star both; also from his Badge the star born, both under one Planet infers, How art thou faln too, &c. first of that Name, and last of great Britains Kings, counseld by her his Eve, or [Page 8] CHAVAH, also Adams figure, from whose hands the Lord vouchsafes to accept satisfaction none, declared as afore, as in like case, eaten by a Lyon, he sent to cry O Altar, &c. charged neither to eat bread, nor water to drink there, that Kings arm which restored (Kin. 13.) so learned Iudges, his, savory as Sauls sacrifice too, whom the Lord repented had made King; for your charge as the substance or sum of it, when Zions widow resto­red, setled in her possession, by your mediation, orders a mitigation for his discharge, set as it were fast in the Sea, about whose neck a milstone to ease him, so this inference, every one in his order, even for Sodom easier, &c. its inlargement, before &c. return of Ca­ernaums Captivity.

Endless praise be to whom ascribed. Anno 1648.

FINIS.

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