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Context of A declaration of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament upon the statute of 5H.4. whereby the commission of array is supposed to be warranted : together vvith divers other statutes, vvhereby it appeares that the said commission is not warranted by any act of Parliament, that it is contrary to the laws and customes of the realme : destructive to the liberty and property of the subject : contrary to the petition of right, and the statute made this present Parliament : as also His Majesties letter to the sherif of Leicestershire to execute the said commissin according to His Majesties proclamation : July 1. 1642
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