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Context of A declaration of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament upon the statute of 5 H.4, whereby the commission of array is supposed to be warranted : together with 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 ... As also His Majesties letter to the sherif of Leicestershire to execute the said commission according to His Majesties proclamation : July 1. 1642
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