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Author: England and Wales. Sovereign (1509-1547 : Henry VIII)
Title: A proclamation concernynge eatyng of whyte meates
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)

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Print source: A proclamation concernynge eatyng of whyte meates
England and Wales. Sovereign (1509-1547 : Henry VIII)

[London]: Thomas Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cum priuilegio, [1538?]
Alternate titles: Proclamations. 1538 Proclamations. 1538.
Publication date suggested by STC.
Because this has no date of issue and its heading and imprint show similarities to STC 7788, 7790 and 7791, this may well be the 1538 proclamation cited only in MS. at Steele 170--STC. Steele identifies this item as an edition of the proclamation of February 2, 1542 (Steele 220).
Because of fish scarcity, temporarily dispenses with laws of abstinence from milk, butter, eggs, and cheese during Lent.
Reproduction of the original in the Society of Antiquaries.
Appears at reels 10 and 152 (Society of Antiquaries copy).
Subject terms:
Fasting (Canon law) -- Dispensations -- Early works to 1800.
Lent -- Early works to 1800.

¶ A PROCLAMATION concernynge eatynge of whyte meates.