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Excerpt from Additional Memorial on Printing and Importing Bibles: Containing Remarks on the Answers for Sir David Hunter Blair, Bart, and J. Bruce, Esq., His Majesty's Printers, to the Petition of George Buchan, Esq. And Others; With a Continuation of the Appendix to the Former Memorial; For the Use of the Counsel Only
Henry VII. And Henry VIII. (befo1e the latter pretended to be head of the church) were pelpe tually issuing licences to allow certain books to be printed, and prohibitions against others, and all the books printed in those days bear on the title-pages to have been printed cum privilegio regali. It is well known how strictly the Star Chamber enforced these pretensions.
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