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    Bringing Wales Under English Rule

    [Laws]. Henry VIII, King of England. Anno XXVII. Henrici Octavi. Actes made in the session of this present parliament holden upon prorogacion at Westminster, the. iiii. date of Februarie, in the. xxviii. yere of the rigne of our moste drad soneraynge lode kynge Henry the. viii. and there continued and kepte untill the. xiiii. daie of Aprill next ensuing... London: Thomas Powell, 1562. Folio. Approximately 11 x 7.5 inches. A-G6, H4. [92] pages. Title-page in decorative border [McKerrow/ Ferguson #26], historiated initials, royal arms at end. Nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards, slight rubbing, bookplate of William Allen Potter. All edges gilt. A very good copy. Includes: The famous act of union which brought Wales under English rule. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
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    "Henry VIII did not see the need to reform the government of Wales at the beginning of his reign, but gradually he perceived a threat from some of the remaining Marcher lords and therefore instructed his chief administrator, Thomas Cromwell, to seek a solution. His solution was the annexation or incorporation of Wales which, along with other significant changes at the same time, led to the creation of England as a modern sovereign state." [Wikipedia].

    "An act for lawes and Justice to be ministered in Wales in like fourme as it is in this realme;" Several of the laws bringing tithing under the King's control and others limiting the role of the Church;" a well as acts on clothing, piracy "An acte declarying the order and punishment of pirates & robbers on the sea," etc.
    Breed of Horses Act 1535 c. 6
    Butchers Act 1535 c. 9
    Clerks of the Signet and Privy Seal Act 1535 c. 11
    Court of Augmentations Act 1535 c. 27
    Customs Act 1535 c. 14
    Ecclesiastical Canons Act 1535 c. 15
    Embezzlement Act 1535 c. 17
    Enrolment of Bargains of Lands, etc. Act 1535 c. 16
    Exportation Act 1535 c. 13
    First Fruits and Tenths Act 1535 c. 8
    Forests in Wales Act 1535 c. 7
    Forging the Sign-manual, etc. Act 1535 c. 2
    Jurisdiction in Liberties Act 1535 c. 24
    Justice of the Peace (Chester and Wales) Act 1535 c. 5
    Kingston upon Hull Act 1535 c. 3
    Laws in Wales Act 1535 c. 26
    Offences at Sea Act 1535 c. 4
    Rebuilding in Various Towns Act 1535 c. 1
    Sanctuary Act 1535 c. 19
    Statute of Uses Act 1535 c. 10
    Suppression of Religious Houses Act 1535 c. 28
    Thames Conservancy Ships' Ballast, etc. Act 1535 c. 18
    Tillage Act 1535 c. 22
    Tin (Preservation of Ports in Devon and Cornwall) Act 1535 c. 23
    Tithes Act 1535 c. 20
    Tithes, London Act 1535 c. 21
    Vagabonds Act 1535 c. 25
    Woollen Cloths Act 1535 c. 12 STC 9393. ESTC s119094. Beale S172.



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