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Henry VIII
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  • The letter, as I live, with all the business I writ to ’s Holiness.
  • Then, that in all you writ to Rome, or else To foreign princes, "Ego et Rex meus" Was still inscrib’d; in which you brought the King To be your servant.
  • Yes, that goodness Of gleaning all the land’s wealth into one, Into your own hands, Cardinal, by extortion; The goodness of your intercepted packets You writ to the Pope against the King.
  • Lord Cardinal, the King’s further pleasure is, Because all those things you have done of late By your power legatine within this kingdom, Fall into the compass of a praemunire, That therefore such a writ be sued against you; To forfeit all your goods, lands, tenements, Chattels, and whatsoever, and to be Out of the King’s protection.
  • ] Let there be letters writ to every shire, Of the King’s grace and pardon.

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  • Her attorney filed for a writ of habeas corpus.
  • Writ in my cousin’s hand,
    William Shakespeare  --  Much Ado About Nothing

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