Saturday, 30 April 2011

extraterritorial / peculiars, mints, liberties

But there are some few spots of ground in London, just in the face of the Government, unconquer’d yet, that hold in Rebellion still. Methinks ’tis strange, that places so near the Kings Palace should be no parts of his Dominions

Thomas Shadwell, The Squire of Alsatia, 1688.

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