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A81033 By His Highness. A proclamation for the better encouragement of godly ministers and others and their enjoying their dues and liberty according to lavv. England and Wales. Lord Protector (1658-1660 : R. Cromwell); Cromwell, Richard, 1626-1712. 1658 (1658) Wing C7189; Thomason 669.f.21[13]; ESTC R211099 3,156 2

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