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THE RIGHT HONOURABLE AND RIGHT REVEREND
CHARLES JAMES BLOMFIELD, D.D.
LORD BISHOP OF LONDON,
ALIKE CHARACTERISED BY
UNAFFECTED PIETY, PROFOUND LEARNING, AND
JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, THEOPHILUS LINDSEY, AND HENRY BELSHAM.
On an Ex-officio Information, charging them, severally, with the Publication of
A LIBEL ON THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION.
IN TRINITY TERM.
Before the Lord Chief Justice and a special Jury.
THE Defendants being called upon their recognisances to appear, came forward to answer an Information charging them; first, with an attempt to uproot Christianity and to plant Deism; and in another count, with the publication of scandalous libels on the Christian Religion, the Religion of the State as by Law established, in certain false, profane, and blasphemous writings, with intent to excite untrue and dangerous notions of religion; to which they severally pleaded, "Not Guilty."