A briefe some of the Treason intended against the King and State, when they should haue beene assembled in Parliament. Nouemb. 5. 1605. with certaine other English Meeters, which may bee called: A dying repentance, or A mournefull Song for Traytors to make vse of now begun by one of Babingtons company.
HEare the verse which dooth rehearse,
Traytors plotforme, which should reforme
First in England, then in Scotland,
with such praise
As should make them famous State-men,
all their dayes.
Pouder Barrels must end quarrels,
for vs all:
King and Subiect, Lord and abiect,
great and small.
Bands of P P P1 of all degrees,
haue sought still:
vtter ruine by their skill.
But since Adam, none could fadom,
plots like this.
Which Nouember, may remember,
to our blisse.
Some good men say, that beyond Sea,
Fawkes and Winter, first did venter,
to goe on.
These came ouer, and woon other,
to this action:
Piercy,2 Catesby, Wrights and Digby,
12. in faction.
Thus did Thewdas, Caine and Iudas,
vow and sweare:3
Take their Sacrament, and all to worke
Prince of darkenes, and hels blacknes,
was their leader:
Piercy Papist, masked Atheist,
Iuggling Iesuites, with their false sleights,
many a one:
Like lewde Strumpets, and lowde Trumpets,
sets them on.
Thus resoluing, and reuoluing,
of their plot:
God and duety, to their Country,
Some resorted, and reported,
to the crew:
Of this wonder, and great thunder,
Some were Py•ners, vnder-mynors,
Of the vpper house and Romes,
Some hirde Vault roome, and brought in soone,
Coales and Wood:
To lay ouer, all the powder,
as it stood.
Traynes were all spread, and Pipes of Lead,
laide with match:
Barres and Wedges, Stones and Sledges,
Traytor Standly, must leade manly,
Owin wyely, must bring slyly,
Proclamation, for a facion,
they had printed:
That Puritane, the State had slayne, and Gods annoynted.
This grose slaunder, as commaunder,
from the Deuill:
Should haue passed, and defaced,
good for euill.
But I wish still, euen with good will,
So conuerted, and true hearted,
as these are.
Then no question, but Religion,
still should flourish:
And no perrill, strife or quarrell,
we should nourish.
But these killed, and Streetes filled,
with their bloud:
Protestants by Papists vants,
should doe small good.
Our Kings Daughter shortly after,
she should raigne:
And so quiet all this ryot
But how long, without all wrong,
this young Queene,
Should be suffered and not smothered,
is not seene.
Then beleeue them, you that shrieue them
for not I:
Will giue credit to this edict,
For, will Wolfe keepe, Lambe of that Sheepe,
he hath eate:
And not rather, soone deuoure it,
As his meate?
These belooued, this is prooued,
Where the Papist, or the Atheist
doe keepe sway.
Gods moste sweete word should not be sturd,
Till to Protestants, ...
About A briefe summe of the treason intended against the King & state, when they should haue been assembled in Parliament. Nouember. 5. 1605 Fit for to instruct
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