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Orders conceiued by the Lords of her Maiesties Priuie Counsel, and by her highnesse special direction, commanded to be put in execution for the restraint of killing, and eating of flesh this next Lent, and to be executed aswell by the Lord Maior within the citie and suburbs of London, and by the officers of the liberties and exempt places in & about the same, as by order to be prescribed by the Lords Lieutenants of al the counties of the realme, to the iustices of peace, Lords of Liberties, and officers of corporate townes. 9. Febr. 44. yeere of her Maiesties reigne..
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Orders conceiued by the lords of her Maiesties Priuie Counsell, and by her Highnesse speciall direction commanded to be put in execution for the restraint of killing, and eating of flesh this next Lent, and to be executed aswell by the lord maior within the city and suburbes of London, and by the officers of the liberties and exempt places in and about the same, as by order to be prescribed by the lords lieutenants of all the counties of the realme, to the iustices of peace, lords of liberties, and officers of corporall townes : 1. March, 45. yeere of her Maiesties Reigne.
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By the Quene. The Quenes hyghnes vpon many great considerations for the benfyte of her common weale, dothe wyyll and straigtlye commaund al maner of persons of what condition soeuer they be ... to absteyne form kyllyng, dressyng, or eatyng of anye fleshe, vpon all such vsuall fastynge dayes ...
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By the Queene the Queenes Maiestie considering the euil disposition of sundry her subiects, to keepe the ancient orders for abstinence from eating of flesh, aswell in the time of Lent, as vpon other vsuall fasting days ... straitly chargeth all manner of people ... from henceforth yerely to obserue and keepe the ancient and laudable order for fasting ...
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