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Author: Overton, Richard, fl. 1646.
Title: The commoners complaint: or, A dreadful warning from Newgate, to the commons of England.: Presented to the honourable committees for consideration of the commoners liberties. Wherein (as in a glasse) every free-man of England may clearly behold his own imminent insufferable bondage and slavery under the Norman-prerogative men of this kingdom, represented by the present sufferings of Richard Overton; who for his just vindication of the commoners rights and freedoms against the arbitrary domination of the House of Lords, hath by them bin imprisoned these 6 months in the goal of Newgate, his wife and his brother also by them most unjustly cast into Maiden Lane prison: ... Whereunto is annexed the respective appeales of his wife, and his brother, unto the High Court of Parliament, the Commons of England assembled at Westminster.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The commoners complaint: or, A dreadful warning from Newgate, to the commons of England.: Presented to the honourable committees for consideration of the commoners liberties. Wherein (as in a glasse) every free-man of England may clearly behold his own imminent insufferable bondage and slavery under the Norman-prerogative men of this kingdom, represented by the present sufferings of Richard Overton; who for his just vindication of the commoners rights and freedoms against the arbitrary domination of the House of Lords, hath by them bin imprisoned these 6 months in the goal of Newgate, his wife and his brother also by them most unjustly cast into Maiden Lane prison: ... Whereunto is annexed the respective appeales of his wife, and his brother, unto the High Court of Parliament, the Commons of England assembled at Westminster.
Overton, Richard, fl. 1646.

[London: s.n.], Printed anno Dom. 1646. [i.e. 1647]
Subject terms:
Freedom of the press -- England
Censorship -- England
Detention of persons -- England
Overton, Richard, -- fl. 1646.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A90231.0001.001

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To his honoured friend, Col. Henrie Martin, a Member of the House of Commons, and Chair∣man to the honourable Committee, for consideration of the Commoners Liberties, and in him, to all the Mmbers of the said Committee; The humble Information & Com∣plaint of Richard Overton, prisoner in the infamous Goal of New-Gate; concerning the barbarous cruelties, and in∣humane practises of the house of Lord (and of their Prero∣gative-Agents) exercised upon himself, his wife, children, and whole family, since his legall tryall before the said ho∣nourable Committee.
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