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Author: Spain. Sovereign (1621-1665: Philip IV)
Title: A proclamation for reformation, published and commanded (to be obserued as law) by the high and mighty Philip the fourth, King of Spaine, for the gouernment of his kingdomes. Containing 23. seuerall chapters, wherein his Maiesty with the aduise of his councels hath ordered, and reformed many notorious abuses in the commonwealth. Faithfully translated out of the originall Spanish coppy printed by his Maiesties command.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A proclamation for reformation, published and commanded (to be obserued as law) by the high and mighty Philip the fourth, King of Spaine, for the gouernment of his kingdomes. Containing 23. seuerall chapters, wherein his Maiesty with the aduise of his councels hath ordered, and reformed many notorious abuses in the commonwealth. Faithfully translated out of the originall Spanish coppy printed by his Maiesties command.
Spain. Sovereign (1621-1665: Philip IV), Philip, 1605-1665.

London: Printed [by J. Dawson?] for Nathaniell Butter, Nicholas Bourne, and Thomas Archer, [1623]
Alternate titles: Proclamations. 1623 Feb. 10. English Proclamations. 1623-02-10.
Notes:
Printer's name conjectured by STC.
Dated at end: Giuen at our court of Madrid, the tenth day of February. 1623.
The first leaf bears a coat of arms on verso; the last leaf is blank.
Variant: title page has "hie and mighty".
Identified as STC 19844 on UMI microfilm.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12674.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
A TABLE OF THE seuerall Chapters.
Licence and Taxation.
Chap. I. Reducing of Offices to a third part.
Chap. II. That Suters may not re∣side in the Court in any one yeare, a∣boue thirtie dayes.
Chap. III. That Commissi∣oners, nor exe∣cutors of Com∣mission may be sent.
Chap. IIII. That Fiats of Examination of Clearkes of these King∣domes be not allowed for the space of twentie yeares.
Chap. 5. Which pre∣scribes a re∣formation in the excesse ofseruāts, hous∣hold-stuffe, & furniture of houses, and in the apparell of men and women.
Chap. 6. That nothing made of wood or any met∣tall, begarni∣shed or gilt with Siluer or Gold; and that there may not bee taken for the making or fa∣shion, but the fifteenth part of that which it shal weigh, being of gold, and the sixt, being of sil∣uer.
Chap. 7. That no kind of thing may bee imbrode∣red.
Chap. 8. That there may not be made Han∣gings for the Sommer of strange stuffs, and eight yeares are allowed for the wearing out of those that are made.
Chap. 9. That gold nor siluer be worne in stuff of silke or trimming.
Chap. 10. That trim∣mings be not worne vpon garments.
Chap. 11. That cloakes of Silke may not be worne.
Chap. 12. That cloth nor stuffe of wooll or silke made within or without the Domini∣ons, may not be sold with∣out it haue a marke.
Chap. 13. That nothing made out of the King∣dome may be brought in.
Chap. 14. That they shal weare no hands but of the twelfth part of an ell and the curld but eight breadth, both without gar∣nisning.
Chap. 15. What Titles each ranke shall haue is renued.
Chap. 16. Of the mode∣ration of the Dowry, Iew∣els, and Ap∣parell.
Chap. XVII. That to the Ladies of the Court there shall be giuen but a million of marauedis in dowry, and a petticoat.
Chap. XVIII. That his Maiesty will not giue any office, nor place of iu∣stice, nor of his house, in mariage.
Chap. XIX. Priuiledges which are gi∣uen to the state of Ma∣trimony.
Chap. XX. The meane whereby the Nobilitie is to be appeased
Chap. XXI. Meanes for increase of people.
Cha. XXII. That there may not bee Schooles of Grammar but in Cities and Townes, where there shall be a Iu∣stice or De∣puty.
Cha. XXIII. That the publicke Stewes bee abolished.
conclusion
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