|Author:||England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I)|
|Title:||By the King. A proclamation for buildings, in and about London.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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By the King. A proclamation for buildings, in and about London.
England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I), James
Imprinted at London: by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, anno 1604 [i.e. 1605]
|Alternate titles:||Proclamations. 1605-03-01|
"Timber is being destroyed in the Realm to such an extant that in London builders are obliged to use Beech. Timber is not to be used as firewood. No new house is to be built before the feast of St. Michael [Sept. 29]. After that no new house to be built within a mile of the suburbs, except the walls and windows and the forefront be made of brick or brick and stone. The forefront is to be of that unform order decreed for the street by the magistrates. Offenders to be brought into the Star Chamber.
Steele notatation: necessary other a-.
Reproduction of the originals in the British Library.
Lumber -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Building laws -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800.
London (England) -- History -- 17th century -- Early works to 1800.
❧ By the King.