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An Acte for erecting of houses of Correccion

Wheras in sondrie statutes mencion is made of houses of correcion as verie necesserie
for the suppressinge & reddinge away of Rogues & for setting to worke of multitudes
of people that are dissolutelis & have not any meanes to ymploy themselves
in any honest & profitable course of life of which kind besteth the uncorrigible
& sturdie Rogue who hath bene so longe enured to vaging begging &
robbinge as that of his owne disposicion he cannot leave the same,…