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Author: Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657.
Title: The iust mans iustification: or A letter by way of plea in barre;: Written by L. Col. John Lilburne, to the Honourable Justice Reeves, one of the justices of the Common-wealths courts, commonly called Common Pleas. Wherein the sinister and indirect practices of Col. Edward King against L. Col. Lilburne, are discovered. 1. In getting him cast into prison for many weekes together, without prosecuting any charge against him. 2. In arresting him upon a groundlesse action of two thousand pounds in the Court of Common Pleas; thereby to evade and take off L. Col. Lilburns testimony to the charge of high treason given in against Col. King, and now depending before the Honourable House of Commons. In which letter is fully asserted and proved that this cause is only tryable in Parliament, and not in any subordinate court of justice whatsoever.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The iust mans iustification: or A letter by way of plea in barre;: Written by L. Col. John Lilburne, to the Honourable Justice Reeves, one of the justices of the Common-wealths courts, commonly called Common Pleas. Wherein the sinister and indirect practices of Col. Edward King against L. Col. Lilburne, are discovered. 1. In getting him cast into prison for many weekes together, without prosecuting any charge against him. 2. In arresting him upon a groundlesse action of two thousand pounds in the Court of Common Pleas; thereby to evade and take off L. Col. Lilburns testimony to the charge of high treason given in against Col. King, and now depending before the Honourable House of Commons. In which letter is fully asserted and proved that this cause is only tryable in Parliament, and not in any subordinate court of justice whatsoever.
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657.

[London: s.n., 1646]
Subject terms:
Detention of persons -- England
Civil rights -- England
Lilburne, John, -- 1614?-1657 -- Imprisonment
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A88207.0001.001

Contents
THE IVST MANS IVSTIFICATION▪ OR A Letter by way of Plea in Barre;
To the Right Honourable, the Representative Body of the Commons OF ENGLAND: In PARLIAMENT assembled. The humble Petition of Lievt. Col. IOHN LILBVRNE,
errata
Articles exhibited against Col. Edward King, for his insolencies and misdemenors in the County of Lincoln, to the Honourable House of Commons, in August 1644. by Mr. Mussenden, Mr. Wolley, and divers others of the Committee of Lincoln.