Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Crumby Proclamation

Apropos of absolutely nothing, I asked a friend who has access to such things to email me copy of this 1689 proclamation by King James to the people of Dublin regarding the scarcity of bread in the city. Click on the image to zoom in. I wonder why the bakers weren't keeping the bread supply up? What could have been going on at the time? I can't imagine...

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