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Postby admin » 29 Sep 2008 16:22

Proclamation for the protection of officers, appointing that all persons aiding or abetting in the resistance to or murder of a sheriff, bailiff, or other officer in the execution of his duty, shall suffer loss of goods and perpetual imprisonment in the first case, and death in the second; also that, as persons have lately been slain in frays by reason of sudden foynes with swords or other weapons, anyone who shall in a fray use such foyne or foynes with his sword, or henceforth shall slay any person by such foyne or foynes shall suffer death. Westm., 18 April 29 Hen. VIII.


From: 'Henry VIII: April 1538, 16-20', Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII: January-July 1538, Volume 13 Part 1 (1892), pp. 291-301.
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