Richard Wallop's opinion on the application of the Five-mile Act to Baxter's case and relating to the Oxford Oath.

Scope and Content

Includes: ‘Although R B. be neither Parson, vicar, curate, Lecturer, or Stipendary: And although hee were not, or is not bound by the Act of uniformity 14. Car. 2. or any other Act to declare his unfeigned Assent,’ f 288r: ‘Rich: Wallas’


Richard Wallop (bap 1616 - d 1697) defended Baxter in 1685 from the charge of sedition before Chief Justice George Jeffreys (1645-89) who insulted him during Baxter’s trial. Written in answer to DWL/RB/1/216. See also DWL/RB/1/178; 275; 174; 176.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.181 (also listed as v.51); Thomas p.


For Wallop see ODNB and McElligott.