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Item #75394 Anno XXXVII Henrici Octavi: Statutes Made in the Parliament. Great Britain, Statutes, Henry VIII.
Anno XXXVII Henrici Octavi: Statutes Made in the Parliament...

Anno XXXVII Henrici Octavi: Statutes Made in the Parliament...

Acts of Henry VIII, 1545 [Great Britain]. [Statutes]. Henry VIII [1491-1547], King of England. Anno XXXVII. Henrici Octavi. Statutes Made in the Parliament, Holde[n] at Westminster in the XXXVII. Yere of the Most Renoumed Henry the Eyght, By the Grace of God Kinge of Engla[n]d Fraunce, And Irelande, Defender of the Faithe, And of the Churche of England and Also of Ireland, In Earth Supreme Head. [London: Printed by Thomas Marsh, 1575?]. [72] pp. Folio (11-1/4" x 7-1/2"). Later (twentieth-century) quarter cloth over marbled boards, blind fillets to spine, endleaves renewed. Light rubbing to spine ends and board edges, corners negligibly worn, later pencil notations to front pastedown and free endpaper. Light toning, slight horizontal creases and faint dampstaining to interior, light soiling in a few places. $1,750. * Later edition. Twenty-four acts passed during the thirty-seventh year of the reign of King Henry VIII. Among the more interesting acts are acts dealing with ecclesiastical jurisdiction and houses of worship, an act against making false accusations of treason, and an act against usury, which fixed the maximum allowable interest rate at ten percent for the first time. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books S214. English Short-Title Catalogue S121478.

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