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illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...name, or of their royal
estates; or" (3) "Slanderously or maliciously to publish and
pronounce, "by express writing or words, that the king our
sovereign "lord is an heretic, schismatic, tyrant, infidel, or
usurper; or" (4) "Rebelliously detain or keep any of his ships,
am"munition, or artillery," and not to deliver them up when
demanded. The 28 Hen. 8, c. 10 (1536), described by Hale as "the
"great concluding act against the papal authority," subjected to
the penalties of prcemunire the asserting and maintaining of the
papal authority; and obstinate refusal to take the oath of
abjuration therein provided was made high treason. By 31 Hen. 8, c.
8 (1539), which was passed in the same year as the Act of the Six
Articles, proclamations concerning religion were put on the same
footing as acts of parliament, and those who went beyond sea in
order to avoid the penalties enacted by the proclamations were to
be guilty of high treason. By 35 Hen. 8, c. 3 (1543), passed after
the fall of Cromwell, the king's 1 style was united and annexed to
the imperial crown of England, and it was made treason to "imagine
to "deprive the king, queen, prince, or the heirs of the king's
"body, or any to whom the crown is or shall be limited, of any "of
their titles, styles, names, degrees, royal estate or regal "power
annext to the crown of England." These were the new treasons
created by Henry VIII.'s legislation, in order to secure and
establish the great religious and political revolution which he had
effected. I think that the impression which they have created of
tyranny is somewhat exaggerated though it is not unnatural. Hale
observes that part of the act of 1534, viz., ...
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