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ed opposition by demanding of the assembly, as a qualification of its members, an oath of fidelity to the proprietary. On resistance to the illegal demand, the house was prorogued; and, even after the successful invasion of England became known, the deputies of Lord Baltimore hesitated to proclaim the new sovereigns. The delay gave birth to an armed association for 1689 April. asserting the right of King William; and the deputies were easily driven to a garrison on the south side of Patuxent River, about two miles above its mouth. There they capitulated, obtaining security for them- Aug 1. selves, and yielding their assent to the exclusion of Papists from all provincial offices. A convention of the associates, for the defence of the Protestant religion, assumed the government, and, in an address to King William, denounced the influence of Jesuits, Chap XIX.} the prevalence of Popish idolatry, the connivance by the government at murders of Protestants, and the danger from plot