The Charges Issuing forth of the Crown Revenue of England, and dominion of VVales.

(Commonwealth. Tract volume.) HAWARD (Lazarus)

The Charges Issuing forth of the Crown Revenue of England, and dominion of VVales.

With the several Officers of his Majesties courts, Customs, Housholds, Houses, Castles, Towns of War, Forts, Bulwarks, Forrests, Parks, Chases, with their several Fees and Allowances, according to the ancient Establishment of the Kingdom. And also the valuation of the Bishops, and Deanes Lands, with the Tenths paid out of the same.

Description: fraying to early leaves, minor browning [bound with] (J.H): An admonition to my Lord Protector and his Council, of their present Danger, with The means to secure him and his Posterity in the present Greatnesse: With the generall Applause and lasting Tranquility of the Nation. Printer not stated, 1654, minor browning, slight running tear in gutter from pp. 6-10 without loss to text [bound with] (Anonymous) The City Alarum, or the weeke of our miscarriages, Which have hitherto obstructed our proceedings, and will now retard them, if not speedily removed. Whereunto is annexed a Treatise of the Excise. Printed for Joshua Kirton, 1645, small ink marking to title page, some browning and staining, pp. 1-56; [iv], 1-10, [2]; 1-34, small 4to, contemporary or near-contemporary Cambridge panelled calf, worn at upper cover, later longitudinal lettering piece 'Commonwealth tracts. 1645. 1654. 1660.', contemporary ownership inscription to front endpaper (William Harrison), a list of contents in contemporary hand to initial blank, good

Publication Details: M. Wright, 1660

Notes: Three tracts from the Civil War and Commonwealth period. The first tract is a list of state expenditure. An earlier edition had been printed in 1647. This 1660 edition had two states; in this one, the 'B' of B1 is under the 'a'. There's no casual priority to either state, but this state is more common. The second tract proposes that Cromwell come to an agreement with the exiled Charles where he will retake the throne upon Cromwell's death, citing Cromwell's unpopularity and the inadvisability of an elective or hereditary protectorate. The author, 'J.H' is assigned by Wing to James Heath and b...more

Bibliography: (1. ESTC R202381; 2. ESTC R234712; 3. ESTC R200147)

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Subject: History

Published Date: 1660

Stock Number: 60965

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