By the King, a proclamation. To restrain the spreading of false news

England and Wales. Sovereign (1685-1688 : James II)

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  • "All subjects are warned not to write, print, nor speak, any false news whatsoever, or to meddle with affairs of State in their common discourse. Those who hear such things and do not reveal them to the authorites will equally be punished." -- Steele.
  • At end of text: Given at Our court at VVhitehall the 26th day of October, 1688. In the fourth year of Our reign.
  • Steele notation: Cle- Promoters Of-; Arms 106.
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
  • Wing (2nd ed.) J372
  • Steele 3889
  • Early English books tract supplement interim guide 816.m.3[28]
  • Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
  • Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1998. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books; Tract supplement ; C11:3[29]).
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