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(SP 14/48/23)


We have allsoe thought fitt to Lett you understand
the great offence his Majestie taketh, that notwithstandinge
his many (underlined in text) Lawes, proclamations, and other strict
orders taken for the restryninge of Takinge of
Phesantes, partiges and hares, (underlined in text) divers meane
persons doe dayely destroy the same game and
secretly sell them to Cuntrey poulters, beeinge
by them conveyed and brought upp to London
to powltres there, and many tymes the warrens of
noble men and gentlemen robbe of their Connyes and
sold secrettly to such countrey Poulters and hoglers whoe
utter and sell them to other their customers that
receive them of them.