By the King. Whereas the custody and safe keeping of our several counties and shires of our realme of England, are by our ancient common lawes committed to several shiriffes ..

Proclamations. 1605-11-19
England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I)

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  • Title from caption title and opening lines of text.
  • Imprint from colophon.
  • Dated at end: Given at our lapace of Westminster, the nineteenth day of November, in the third yeare of our reigne of Great Britaine, France and Ireland.
  • Arms 9; Steele notation: se- committed 2) or escape.
  • Authorizing sheriffs to pursue rebels across county borders -- STC.
  • Reproduction of original in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
  • STC (2nd ed.) 8386
  • Steele I, 1026
  • Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
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