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THE

RIGHTS OF ENGLISHMEN.

BY

FRANCIS PLOWDEN, ESQ.

CONVEYANCER,

OF THE

MIDDLE TE M P L E.

Felices nimium, fua fi bona norint
Anglicola!

Too happy Britons, if their Rights they knew!

LONDON:
PRINTID FOR E. AND R. BROOKE, BELL-YARD,

TEMPLE-BAR.

MDCCXCII,

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TO THE
RIGHT HONOURABLE
LORD KENY ON,
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE OF HIS MAJESTY'S COURT OF

KING'S BENCH, &c. &c.

A T a time when abilities and talents are most shamefully prostituted to the execrable purposes of decrying subordination to civil power, and enervating the arm of lawful government, my grateful boast is the permission to dedicate to your Lordship these humble efforts to explain the nature and reasons of our constitution and government to the ignorant, and to enforce their energy and obligations against the malevolent. Your exemplary lessons upon the perfections of our constitution and government have taught the nation to admire your

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