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To the Catholickes of England. Right honorable, right worshipfull, and much respected: we vnderwritten being appointed to serue the infected Catholicks of the citty and suburbs of London, with our spiritual assistance, hauing seene with our eyes the extreme necessity which many of the poorer sort are fallen into ...
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By the Queene. The Queenes Maiestie, perceiuing the state of the citie of London, (being aunciently termed her chambre) and the suburbes & confines thereof, to increase daily by accesse of people to inhabite in the same, in such ample sort as therby many inconueniences are seene already ...
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By the Queene. Forasmuche as the Queenes Maiestie our soueraigne lady is credibly infourmed, that the infection of the plague is at this present in sundry places in and about the citie of Westminster, whereas by the continuance thereof, through the greater repayre and resort of her louyng subiectes, great peryll and daunger myght not only ensue vnto her most royal person ...
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By the Quene. Whereas the Quenes Maiestie by her proclamation dyd adiourne the terme of Saint Michaell last past, vntyll day of Hyllary terme nexte commyng, then to begyn at Westminster, as in tymes past hath ben accustomed, hauing then good hope that before that tyme the plague in the cities of London and Westminster woulde haue ceassed ...
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A Looking-glasse for city and countrey vvherein is to be seene many fearfull examples in the time of this grieuous visitation, with an admonition to our Londoners flying from the city, and a perswasion [to the?] country to be more pitifull to such as come for succor amongst them.
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Londons loud cryes to the Lord by prayer: made by a reverend divine, and approved of by many others: most fit to be used by every master of a family, both in city and country. With an account of several modern plagues, or visitations in London, with the number of those that then dyed, as well of all diseases, as of the plague; continued down to this present day August, 8th. 1665.
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Wyllyam Cecill knight, high stewarde of the citie of Westminster, and Ambrose Caue, knight, chauncelour of the duchye of Lancaster, two of the priuie counsell to the Quenes moste excellent Maiestie, to the baylyffe, headboroughs, constables, and other officers within the sayde citie ... greeting knowe ye that our sayde soueraigne lady the quene, hauyng compassion of the estate of that her citie, because of the long visitation thereof with the plague ...
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Edinburgh, the 19. day of July, 1665. Forsameikle, as the provost, bailies, and council of this Burgh, taking to their consideration the proclamation ... prohibiting and discharging all trade and commerce betwixt this kingdom ... and places of the kingdome of England which are infected or suspected to be infected wth the sicknesse, or plague of pestilence...
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