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Royal declaration: 1666

John Bill

Royal declaration: 1666
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

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Royal declaration issued by Charles II concerning relief to be offered to those 'distressed' by the Great Fire of London September 1666. The declaration refers to the bringing in of bread and provisions to the London Markets, the opening of all churches, chapels, schools and public places to receive the goods of the burnt out Londoners and enables all cities and towns to receive those in distress by reason of the Fire of London, and to permit them to carry on their trades. Dated Whitehall, September 5th 1666.

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1666 AD - 1666 AD
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