His remaining years he spent outside Wales . He favoured an ultra-Presbyterian point of view. First, he was family chaplain to sheriff Warner in London ; then he became lecturer at S. Ann's , Aldersgate . He tried unsuccessfully to get Presbyterian ordination in Scotland . He returned to England in 1641 , and was imprisoned at Newcastle for attacking the Book of Common Prayer . After being removed to London he was tried at the King's Bench and found innocent. In the Civil War he was chaplain to Venn 's regiment. He preached before Parliament , 25 Nov. 1645 . In 1647 he was minister of S. Ann's , Aldersgate , and later at S. Lawrence Jewry . From 1648 he was minister of S. Bartholomew's , Exchange .
Arrested on 14 May 1651 he was accused of treason against the Commonwealth, by corresponding with the exiled Charles Stuart . The trial ended 5 July and he was condemned to death. The execution took place on Tower Hill , 22 Aug. 1651 , and he was buried in the church of S. Lawrence .
Reverend Principal Robert Tudur Jones, D.Phil., (1921-98), Bangor
Published date: 1959