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'The Humble Petition of the Distressed Prisoners for Debt in the Several Prisons of England (1622)'

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Creation date: 1622


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Seventeenth Century Print Exemplars

  • A petition to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, the Lords spirituall and temporall, and Commons of the Parliament now assembeld. Wherein is declared the mischiefes and inconueniences, arising to the King and Common-wealth, by the imprisoning of mens bodies for debt (1622) [STC 14428]
  • Imprisonment of mens bodyes for debt (1641) [Wing I106]

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Keywords (Text Type)

  • petition

Keywords (Text Topics)

  • prisons
  • debt

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