Gunpowder Plot Book
SP14/216/164 - Examination of Thomas Wynter 9 January 1605/6
The examination of Thomas Wynter, gent this 9 of January 1605
He confesseth that when he and the rest of the first five tooke the othe and sacrament, Gerrard
the Jesuite that went by the name of Lee was not present when they tooke the othe for they tooke
the othese as he taketh in a lower chamber and gerrard as he taketh it was in an upper chamber in
the same house, and saith the mannor of the taking of the othe was that they kneeled down uppon
there knees and layed there handes on a primer and were sworn, and then tooke the sacrament for
confirmation thereof, wich they did presently after by the handes of gerrard the Jesuite in the
upper Roomth as he sayth.
But Gerrard knewe not of the project of the powder to his knowledge.
[Signed] Tho. Wintour
[Endorsed]Jo. Popham, Edw. Coke, W. Waad.