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B05684 A proclamation for securing the peace in the northern shires Scotland. Privy Council.; Scotland. Sovereign (1689-1694 : William and Mary) 1692 (1692) Wing S1911; ESTC R218142 2,508 1

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a_o proclamation_n for_o secure_v the_o peace_n in_o the_o northern_a shire_n william_n and_o mary_n by_o the_o grace_n of_o god_n king_n and_o queen_n of_o great-britain_n france_n and_o ireland_n defender_n of_o the_o faith_n to_o macer_n of_o our_o privy_a council_n messenger_n at_o arm_n our_o sheriff_n in_o that_o part_n conjunct_o and_o several_o special_o constitute_v greeting_n forasmuch_o as_o we_o by_o our_o proclamation_n of_o the_o date_n the_o nine_o day_n of_o may_n current_n with_o advice_n of_o the_o lord_n of_o our_o privy_a council_n have_v think_v fit_a to_o require_v the_o heretor_n and_o fencible_a man_n in_o the_o several_a shire_n therein_o mention_v under_o the_o command_n of_o the_o officer_n name_v or_o to_o be_v name_v in_o manner_n therein-specified_n to_o rendezvouz_n upon_o the_o day_n and_o at_o the_o place_n therein_o set_v down_o for_o be_v in_o readiness_n when_o call_v out_o to_o make_v all_o vigorous_a defence_n and_o resistance_n against_o a_o invasion_n of_o barbarous_a and_o bloody_a french_a and_o irish_a papilt_n from_o the_o kingdom_n of_o france_n upon_o this_o our_o ancient_a kingdom_n and_o chief_o upon_o the_o south_n and_o western_a part_n thereof_o and_o it_o be_v likewise_o our_o desire_n and_o intention_n to_o take_v care_n of_o the_o peace_n and_o tranquillity_n of_o the_o other_o part_n of_o this_o kingdom_n although_o not_o apprehend_v to_o be_v so_o near_o the_o danger_n that_o the_o same_o may_v be_v secure_a from_o all_o foreign_a attempt_n or_o intestine_a commotion_n and_o for_o that_o end_n it_o be_v fit_a and_o necessary_a that_o particular_a person_n be_v nominate_v and_o appoiont_v principal_o to_o take_v care_n of_o the_o peace_n of_o several_a shire_n under-written_a and_o do_v every_o thing_n requisite_a for_o suppress_v and_o resist_v any_o attempt_n from_o abroad_o or_o jusurrection_n at_o home_n within_o the_o same_o and_o to_o prosecute_v such_o order_n and_o direction_n as_o shall_v from_o 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