Die Sabbathii, 20 Maii, 1648. A declaration of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament [microform] : for the suppressing of all tumultuous assemblies, under pretence of framing and presenting petitions to the Parliament.
- Standardized Title:
- Proceedings. 1648-05-20.
- [London : for Edward Husbands, 1648]
- Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1864:23.
1 sheet ( p.)
- Assembly, Right of -- England -- Early works to 1800.
- Imprint from Wing.
At foot: Die Lunæ, 23. Maii, 1648. Ordered by the Commons assembled in Parliament, that the several and respective committees in the several counties of England and Wales, be injoyned, and are hereby required to disperse through their counties, and publish in all the market-towns, the ordinance passed on Saturday last concerning petitioning; and that the knights and burgesses of the several and respective counties do send copies of the said ordinance, to the said committees to be dispersed and published accordingly. It is further ordered, that Edward Husband the printer do forthwith print a sufficient number of these ordinances, and bring them in by to morrow twelve of the clock at the farthest. H: Elsynge, Cler. Parl. D. Com.
While all subjects have the right to petition the Parliament, yet by tumultuous assemblies Parliament has been hindered in its labours. No petition is to be brought up by more than 20 persons: it is to be delivered to some member to be presented. -- Cf. Steele.
Reproduction of the original in the Guildhall Library, London.
Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1988. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 1864:23). s1988 miun a
- Cited in:
- Wing (2nd ed., 1994) E1434.
Steele I, 2762.
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