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CHarls the Second, by the Grace ACcept the valiant and loyall Georg
of God, of Great Brittaine, Monck, Captain General of the
France and Ireland, King; Defender Armis, and the chief Restorer of our
of the truly, anciently Catholick and Du's, Laws, Religion and Liberti's,
Apostolick Faith, and in all Causes, his princes friend at need.
and over all persons, as well Ec'le- And recc'n Thomas Allen that is a
siastical as temporal, within these His loyal Subject, Lord Mayer of London
Majesties Realms and Dominions, by City, and a like blessed means for
and under God, Supreame Gover- us; sing prais and thanks as ever
nour. du' to the Wise God.