The Jews in Britain: A Chronology by Raphael Langham (auth.)
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Subsequently it was generally a purse containing 50 guineas presented on a silver salver bearing the shield of the congregation. The practice continued to about 1790. Further reading: Roth (1962), 108–12. February 1674 Jews indicted for holding a service18 At the Quarter Sessions at the Guildhall the leaders of the Jewish community were indicted of a riot on the grounds that they had met together for the exercise of their religion. They petitioned the King who, on 11 February 1674, issued an Order in Council that the Attorney General should stop all proceedings against them.
Copin was executed and nearly 100 Jews were taken to London for trial. Eighteen were executed. The story of Little St Hugh of Lincoln entered legend (see comments on Chaucer in Table 6). He was buried in Lincoln Cathedral, and his grave became a centre for pilgrimages. The shrine remained there until 1928 when it was replaced by a plaque which stated that such trumped-up stories of the ritual murder of 1066–1290: Norman Conquest to Expulsion 21 Christian boys were common throughout Europe and concludes: Such stories do not redound to the honour of Christendom, and so we pray: Remember not, Lord, our offences; nor the offences of our forefathers.
It was required to be taken by all who held public office or a high position. It included the words ‘upon the true faith of a Christian’ and thus Jews could not take it and could not hold any position which required the taking of this oath. 20 Sept. 1701 Bevis Marks Synagogue Inaugurated33 In 1699 a site was acquired in Plough Yard, Bevis Marks to construct a new synagogue. Joseph Avis, a Quaker builder, was appointed to construct the synagogue. The costs overran the estimates, but Avis refused additional payments.