[A collection of speeches and papers pertaining to the proceedings in the Long Parliament when writs of ship-money were denounced as contrary to law], [ca. 1640].

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England and Wales. Parliament (1640). [A collection of speeches and papers pertaining to the proceedings in the Long Parliament when writs of ship-money were denounced as contrary to law], [ca. 1640].

[A collection of speeches and papers pertaining to the proceedings in the Long Parliament when writs of ship-money were denounced as contrary to law], [ca. 1640].

Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of a collection of manuscripts discussing ship money. The manuscripts include "Votes against ship-money," a copy of the text of the 4 resolutions passed on 7 December 1640 explaining why Parliament felt ship money was a violation of the petition of right; "The Report of the judges' answers upon examination," a collection of speeches and papers concerning whether they had been solicited or threatened in the ship-money case; "A Speech against the judges," accompanied by a handwritten transcript in a later hand, with additional notes; a speech by Lucius Cary, Viscount Falkland, against ship money; and a speech by John, Baron Finch of Fordwich, defending the constitutionality of ship money.

1 portfolio (5 items) ; 30 x 20 cm.

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