1657 Increase in Numbers of Popish Recusants. An Act for Discovering, Convicting and Repressing of Popish Recusants. [Due to increasing numbers of Popish Recusants and the rise in plots & rebellions Cromwell ordered that all persons over the age of 16 take the Oath of Abjuration. The text of the Oath is printed within this Act]. 26th June 1657. Oliver Cromwell.

1657 Increase in Numbers of Popish Recusants. An Act for Discovering, Convicting and Repressing of Popish Recusants. [Due to increasing numbers of Popish Recusants and the rise in plots & rebellions Cromwell ordered that all persons over the age of 16 take the Oath of Abjuration. The text of the Oath is printed within this Act]. 26th June 1657.

London: Printed by Henry Hills & John Field, Printers to His Highness. 1657. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good Condition. Item #350478

Folio, title with fine woodcut of the Commonwealth Arms, initial woodcut letter, 21 pages of text, printed in black letter throughout. Disbound. A very scarce Cromwellian era Act from the Interregnum. Subsequently on the restoration of Charles II all Acts and Ordinances were considered void due to their lack of Royal Assent, and are not reprinted in the larger volumes of Acts and Statutues. Size: Folio (approx A4 size).. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Parliamentary Acts; Antiquarian & Rare; New Arrivals; Inventory No: 350478.

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