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A91239 The petition of right of the free-holders and free-men of the kingdom of England: humbly presented to the Lords and Commons (their representatives and substitutes) from whom they expect a speedy and satisfactory answer, as their undoubted liberty and birth-right. Prynne, William, 1600-1669. 1648 (1648) Wing P4029; Thomason E422_9 14,940 23

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the_o petition_n of_o right_n of_o the_o freeholder_n and_o freeman_n of_o the_o kingdom_n of_o england_n humble_o present_v to_o the_o lord_n and_o commons_o their_o representative_n and_o substitute_n from_o who_o they_o expect_v a_o speedy_a and_o satisfactory_a answer_n as_o their_o undoubted_a liberty_n and_o birthright_n print_v in_o the_o year_n 1648._o the_o petition_n of_o right_n of_o the_o freeholder_n and_o freeman_n of_o the_o kingdom_n of_o england_n in_o all_o humbleness_n show_v unto_o the_o lord_n and_o commons_o now_o in_o parliament_n assemble_v that_o whereas_o the_o lord_n spiritual_a and_o temporal_a and_o commons_o in_o parliament_n assemble_v in_o the_o three_o year_n of_o his_o majesty_n reign_n that_o now_o be_v do_v in_o their_o most_o famous_a petition_n of_o right_n among_o other_o thing_n claim_v these_o ensue_a as_o their_o and_o our_o undubitable_a right_n and_o liberty_n according_a to_o the_o law_n and_o statute_n of_o this_o realm_n viz._n that_o no_o 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