|Author:||England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I)|
|Title:||By the King. A proclamation against excesse of lauish and licentious speech of matters of state.|
|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 against excesse of lauish and licentious speech of matters of state.
England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I), James 1566-1625.
Imprinted at London: by Bonham Norton, and Iohn Bill, printers to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, M.DC.XXI. 
|Alternate titles:||Proclamations. 1621-07-26 By the King. A proclamation against excesse of lavish and licentious speech of matters of state|
"Recites Proclamation 24 Dec 1620 ... against bold discourse on matters of State which still goes on. All persons are to cease from such discourse, on pain,&c. All subjects are to discover and bring to justice offenders." -- Steele.
Dated at end: Ashbie, the sixe and twentieth day of Iuly, in the nineteenth yeere of our reigne ... .
Steele notation: the and vnrespec-; Arms 11.
Reproduction of the originals in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery (Early English books) and the British Library (Misc. Brit. tracts).
Freedom of speech -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.