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Proclamation of Charles I for the removal of the King's Receipt of the Exchequer to Richmond

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Proclamation of Charles I for the removal of the King's Receipt of the Exchequer to Richmond

Author
Charles I
Date
31 July 1625
Medium
Printed proclamation

Due to an outbreak of the plague in London, the first Parliament of Charles I's reign was summoned to reconvene in Oxford on 1 August 1625. The King and his court travelled to Oxfordshire to attend the session and on 30 and 31 July were accommodated at Rycote (CSP Dom. 1625-6, pp. 77-8). This proclamation, ordering the removal of the King's Receipt of the Exchequer from Westminster to Richmond, was issued in Charles's name from Rycote on 31 July.

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