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A DECLARATION Of his Excellency Sir THOMAS FAIRFAX, AND The Councell of Warre; Diſclaiming a Pamphlet, Entituled, (Heads peſented by the Army to the Kings Majeſty on Saturday, June 19. 1647.)

And another written Paper, Entituled, (Articles agreed upon between the KING and the ARMY, June 16. 1647.)

July 5 LONDON, Printed by Richard Cotes, 1647.


A DECLARATION OF His Excellency Sr. Thomas Fairfax, and the Councell of Warre; Diſclaiming A Pamphlet, Entituled, Heads preſented by the Army to the Kings Majeſty, on Saturday, June 19. 1647. &c.

WHEREAS we find a Pamphlet lately Printed and Publiſhed, bearing the Title of (Heads pre­ſented by the Army to the Kings Ma­jesty, on Saturday, June 19. 1647. )4 though wee thinke it will of it ſelfe appeare ſuch a confuſed Headleſſe Piece, ſo ſurreptitiouſly crept forth, and in ſuch a pure Pamphlet dreſſe, as (wee hope) it will gaine little be­liefe to our prejudice; yet to avoid any jealouſies or doubtful thoughts which it might poſſibly breed in any honeſt minde, wee cannot but take notice of it, and for the vindi­cation of the Army, doe hereby declare, That the ſaid Printed Pamphlet is moſt falſe, ſcandalous, and injurious to us, and this Ar­my; neither hath there been any ſuch Paper preſented to His Maje­ſty by, or from this Army: And the ſame wee profeſſe and declare with great deteſtation concerning another written Paper, whereof we5 had a Copy ſhewed to us yeſterday by the Commiſſioners of the City, entituled, (Articles agreed upon be­tween the King and the Army, the 16. of June;) And wee deſire all that wiſh well to this Army, or the King, or Parliament, or Peace of this Kingdome, that they would doe their beſt to finde out and diſ­cover the Authors and Publiſhers of the ſaid Paper and Pamphlet, or any thing elſe of that nature that may bee divulged concerning the Army, to interrupt or prejudice the preſent ſetling and compoſure of Affaires. And we hope it will not bee further needfull, or expected from us, that wee ſhould give parti­cular Anſwer to every ſuch ſcanda­lous Paper, which the malice of our6 Enemies may forge againſt us. But that what wee have publiſhed to the world in our Repreſentation, and other papers avowed by us, may ſerve to cleare our intentions untill wee ſhall appeare to act ſomething to the contrary.

By the appointment of his Ex­cellency Sir Tho. Fairfax, and his Councell of War. Signed, Jo. Ruſhworth.

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TextA declaration of his Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax, and the councell of warre; disclaiming a pamphlet, entituled, (Heads presented by the army to the Kings Majesty on Saturday, June 19. 1647.) and another written paper, entituled, (Articles agreed upon between the King and the army, June 16. 1647.)
AuthorEngland and Wales. Army. Council..
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Bibliographic informationA declaration of his Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax, and the councell of warre; disclaiming a pamphlet, entituled, (Heads presented by the army to the Kings Majesty on Saturday, June 19. 1647.) and another written paper, entituled, (Articles agreed upon between the King and the army, June 16. 1647.) England and Wales. Army. Council., Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671.. 6, [2] p. Printed by Richard Cotes,London, :1647.. (The final leaf is blank.) (Annotation on Thomason copy: "July 5".) (Reproduction of the original in the British Library.)
  • Charles -- I, -- King of England, 1600-1649 -- Early works to 1800.
  • England and Wales. -- Army. -- Council -- Early works to 1800.
  • Heads presented by the army to the kings most excellent majestie, on Saturday, June the 19. 1647 -- Early works to 1800.
  • Articles agreed upon between the King and the army, June 16. 1647 -- Early works to 1800.
  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Early works to 1800.

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