[IRISH PARLIAMENT] Acts and Statutes made in a Parliament, begun at Dublin the fifth day of October, Anno Dom. 1692. In the fourth year of the reign of our most gracious soveraign Lord and Lady, King William and Queen Mary. Before his excellency, Henry Lord Viscount Sidney, Lord Lieutenant General and General Governour of Ireland. And likewise in a Parliament begun at Dublin the twenty seventh day of August, anno Dom. 1695. In the seventh year of the reign of our most gracious soveraign lord King William: before his excellency Henry Lord Capell, Lord Deputy General, and General Governour of Ireland. And continued by several adjournments before their excellencies Charles Lord Marquess of Winchester, and Henry Earl of Gallway, Lords Justices General and General Governours of Ireland. 109 Dublin: Printed by Andrew Crook, Printer to the King’s most Excellent Majesty, on the Blind-Key near Copper-Alley, 1699-1707. Folio. pp. , 230, , 8, , 73-102, , 3-18, , 125-184, , 7-152, , 3-124, , 3-170. Contemporary full panelled calf. Spine expertly restored, preserving original backstrip. Early signatures of previous owners on titlepage. Wear to corners and lower board. A very good copy.
The Acts in this publication are commonly referred to as the “”Penal Laws””. They include:
‘An Act of Recognition of Their Majesties undoubted Right to the Crown of Ireland’.
‘An Act for Encouragement of Protestant Strangers to Settle in the Kingdom of Ireland’.
‘An Act for an Additional Duty of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors’.
‘An Act for taking away the Writ de Heretico Comburendo’.
‘An Act Declaring all Attainders and all other Acts made in the late pretended Parliament to be void’.
‘An Act to Restrain Foreign Education’.
‘An Act for the better securing the Government by Disarming Papists’.
‘An Act for the better Settleing Intesteates Estates’.
‘An Act for the more Effectual Suppressing of Prophane Cursing and Swearing’.
‘An Act for Banishing all Papists exercising any Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, and all Regulars of the Popish Clergy out of this Kingdom’.
‘An Act for the Confirmation of Articles, made at the Surrender of the City of Limerick’.
‘An Act to prevent Protestants Inter-Marrying with Papists’.
‘An Act to prevent Papists being Solicitors’.
‘An Act to prevent Popish Priests from coming into this Kingdom’.
‘An Act to prevent the further Growth of Popery’.
‘An Act for continuing two Acts against Tories, Robbers and Rapparees’.
‘An Act to Regulate the Taking and Exacting Tolls throughout this Kingdom and to prevent Ingrossing Coals in the City of Dublin’, etc.” IRISH PARLIAMENT.
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