Legislation from the Third Year of the Reign of Henry VIII [Great Britain]. [Statutes]. Henry VIII [1491-1547], King of England. Anno Tertio Henrici VIII. The Kynge Our Soueraygne Lorde Henrye the viij. After the Conquest, By the Grace of God King of England and of Fraunce and Lorde of Irelande, At His Parlyamente Holden at Westminster in ye. iiij. Day of February, In the Thyrde Yere of His Most Noble Reygne, To the Honour of God and Holye Church, [and] For the Common Weale [and] Profite of This His Realme, By the Assent of the Lords Spirituall and Temporall, And the Commons in Thys Presente Parliament Assembled, And by Aucthoritye of the Same, Hath, Doo, To be Ordeined, Made, And Enacted, Certaine Statutes and Ordynaunces in Manner and Fourme Folowinge. [London: Printed by Thomas Marsh, 1575?].  pp. [ONLY]. Folio (11-1/2" x 8"). Recent three-quarter morocco over cloth, blind rules to morocco edges, printed cloth label to spine, endpapers added. Light rubbing to extremities, front hinge starting, rear hinge reinforced with tissue. Light toning to interior, gutters reinforced, light soiling and very faint dampstaining to a few leaves. $750. * A later printing of fifteen acts from the third year of the reign of Henry VIII. Among the more interesting acts are an act seeking to limit abuses by sheriffs against juries and an "acte against Mummers," which prohibited the wearing of "visours" or disguises and permitted mummers who entered homes unlawfully to be held without bail. English Short-Title Catalogue S121454. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books S121.
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