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highways towns villages and places in the county aforesaid to wit at Newport aforesaid in the county aforesaid and did
then and there attack and beset the Houses and Habitations of divers liege Subjects of our said Lady the Queen and did
then and there force and oblige divers liege Subjects of our said Lady the Queen inhabiting and dwelling in such Houses
and Habitations and others of Her Majesty's liege Subjects then and there being to march along with and join them the
said John Frost Charles Walters John Lovell Richard Benfield John Rees George Turner otherwise called George Cole
Zephaniah Williams Edmund Edmunds Jenkin Morgan Solomon Britan [Briton] William Jones James Aust John Rees and David Jones

and the said other persons so assembled as aforesaid and did then and there by Force and Violence
seize and take divers large Quantities of Arms to wit one hundred Guns and one hundred Pistols and other offensive Weapons
of and from divers liege Subjects of our said Lady the Queen and against their will with intent by and with the said last-
mentioned Arms further to arms themselves and other false Traitors in order to attack fight with kill and destroy the
Soldiers Troops and Forces of our said Lady the Queen and other Her liege and faithful Subjects and to raise make and
levy Insurrection Rebellion and War against our said Lady the Queen within this Realm and thereby to subvert and
destroy the Constitution and Government of this Realm as by Law established and to alter and change the Laws of this
Realm by Force to wit at Newport aforesaid in the county aforesaid AND FURTHER TO FULFIL perfect and bring
to effect their most evil and wicked Treason and Treasonable Compassing Imagination Invention Device and Intention
aforesaid they the said John Frost Charles Walters John Lovell Richard Benfield John Rees George Turner otherwise
called George Cole Zephaniah Williams Edmund Edmunds Jenkin Morgan Solomon Britan [Briton] William Jones James Aust
John Rees and David Jones
as such false Traitors as last aforesaid on the said fourth day of November in the year aforesaid with Force and Arms at
Newport aforesaid in the county of Monmouth aforesaid together with a great multitude of false Traitors whose Names are
to the said Jurors unknown to the number of two thousand and more armed and arrayed in warlike manner that is to say
with Guns Pistols Pikes Swords Clubs Bludgeons and other offensive Weapons maliciously and traitorously did in an hostile
manner and warlike array march into and enter the town in Newport in the county aforesaid and then and there
make a forcible and violent Attack upon a certain Dwelling House there situate in a certain part of the said town
in which said Dwelling House divers of the Magistrates and Justices of the Peace of our said Lady the Queen and
divers of the Soldiers and Constables of our said Lady the Queen were then and there assembled and then and there with
great Force and Violence attempted and endeavoured to break and enter and did then and there break and enter the said
Dwelling House
whilst the said Magistrates and Justices of the Peace and the said Soldiers and Constables were therein as
aforesaid and then and there with great Force and Violence attacked and with the said Guns and Pistols then and there
loaded with Gunpowder and Bullets fired upon the said Magistrates and Justices of the Peace and the said Soldiers and
Constables so being in the said Dwelling House as aforesaid and then and there wounded and beat divers of the
said Magistrates and Justices
of the Peace and the said Soldiers and Constables to wit at Newport aforesaid in the county
aforesaid AND FURTHER TO FULFIL perfect and bring to effect their most evil and wicked Treason and Treasonable
Conspiracy Imagination Invention Device and Intention aforesaid they the said John Frost Charles Walters John Lovell
Richard Benfield John Rees George Turner otherwise called George Cole Zephaniah Williams Edmund Edmunds Jenkin
Morgan
Solomon Britan [Briton] William Jones James Aust John Rees and David Jones

as such false Traitors as last aforesaid on the said fourth day of November in the year aforesaid with Force and Arms
to wit at Newport aforesaid in the county aforesaid together with a great number of false Traitors whose Names are to
the Jurors unknown to the number of two thousand and more armed and arrayed in a warlike manner that is to say
with Guns Pistols Pikes Swords Clubs Bludgeons and other Weapons of Offence maliciously and traitorously did ordain
prepare and levy and make Public War against against our said Lady the Queen within this Realm in contempt of our said Lady
the Queen and Her Laws to the evil example of all others contrary to the Duty of the Allegiance of them the said John
Frost
Charles Walters John Lovell Richard Benfield John Rees George Turner otherwise called George Cole Zephaniah
Williams
Edmund Edmunds Jenkin Morgan Solomon Britan [Briton] William Jones James Aust John Rees and David Jones
against the form of the Statute in such case made and provided and against the Peace of our
said Lady the QueenHer Crown and Dignity AND THE JURORS aforesaid upon their Oath aforesaid further
present that the said John Frost Charles Walters John Lovell Richard Benfield John Rees George Turner otherwise called George Cole Zephaniah Williams Edmund
Edmunds
Jenkin Morgan Solomon Britan [Briton] William Jones James Aust
John Rees and David Jones

being Subjects of our said Lady the Queen as false
Traitors against our said Lady the Queen heretofore to wit on the said fourth day of November in the year
aforesaid and on divers other days and times as well before as after with Force and Arms at Newport aforesaid in the
county aforesaid maliciously and traitorously amongst themselves and together with divers other false Traitors whose
Names are to the said Jurors unknown did compass imagine invert devise and intend to levy War against our said
Lady the Queen within this Realm in order by Force and Constraint to compel Her to change Her Measures and Counsels
and the said last-mentioned Compassing Imagination Invention Device and Intention did then and there express utter
and declare by divers overt Acts and Deeds hereinafter mentioned that is to say IN ORDER TO FULFIL perfect and
bring to effect their most evil and wicked Treason and Treasonable Compassing Imagination Invention Device and
Intention aforesaid they the said John Frost Charles Walters John Lovell Richard Benfield John Rees George Turner
otherwise called George Cole Zephaniah Williams Edmund Edmunds Jenkin Morgan Solomon Britan [Briton] William Jones
James Aust John Rees and David Jones

as such false Traitors as last aforesaid on the said fourth day of November in the year aforesaid and on divers other days
and times as well before as after with Force and Arms to wit at Newport aforesaid in the county aforesaid maliciously
and traitorously did assemble meet conspire and consult among themselves and together with divers other false Traitors
whose Names are to the said Jurors unknown to devise arrange and mature Plans and Means to subvert and destroy the
Constitution and Government of this Realm as by Law established and to alter and change the Laws of this Realm
by Force AND FURTHER TO FULFIL perfect and bring to effect their most evil and wicked Treason and
Treasonable Compassing Imagination Invention Device and Intention aforesaid they the said John Frost Charles Walters
John Lovell Richard Benfield John Rees George Turner otherwise called George Cole Zephaniah Williams Edmund
Edmunds
Jenkin Morgan Solomon Britan [Briton] William Jones James Aust John Rees and David Jones
as such false Traitors as last aforesaid on the said fourth day of November in the year aforesaid and on divers other days
and times as well before as after with Force and Arms at Newport aforesaid in the county aforesaid maliciously and

[Annotations in left margin:]
5 pressing men
seized arms
Attack on Newport
Levy war
FOURTH COUNT

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