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Anonymous 360A man from St. Andrew's parish in Dublin, who was one of two Roman Catholic priests (with Anonymous 361) allegedly involved in the plot to convert James Day from Protestant to Catholic. He helps fabricate a story about James Day's signing of his soul to the Devil, and swears "by the Mass Book to relate and stand by it," so that others might never "discover the secret." The justice Sir Humphrey Jervise issues warrants for their arrest, but the priests are never discovered. It is believed that even if the priests are identified, they will "legitimate a false Oath."(2)The Substance of his Confession was as follows; That his Uncle James Tuit, and Patrick Dawson, with their Wives, being all Papists, had frequently Advisd and Pressd this Boy their Nephew, to come over to their Religion; and that on the 8th of June, the said James Tuit did first put the foregoing Story in the Boys Head; and that afterwards the same day, his Aunt Joan Tuit did carry him to the Popish Chappel at St. Audoens Arch, where the doors being shut, and none present besides her and one Man; two supposed Priests, or Fryars, repeated to him the very same Story and caused him to swear by the Mass Book to relate and stand by it, and they themselves swore by the same Book, as also Joan Tuit and the other man, never to discover the secret.()