Pendennis and all other standing forts dismantled: or, Eight military aphorismes

Publication Date1656
Remainderdemonstrating the uselesness, unprofitableness, hurtfulness, and prodigall expensivenes of all standing English forts and garrisons, to the people of England: their inability to protect them from invasions, depredations of enemies or pyrates by sea or land: the great mischiefs, pressures, inconveniences they draw upon the inhabitants, country, and adjacent places in times of open wars, when pretended most usefull: and the grand oversight, mistake, injury in continuing them for the present or furure [sic] reall defence of the peoples lives, liberties, estates, the only ends pretended for them. Penned by William Prynne of Swainswick, Esquire, during his close imprisonment in Pendennis Castle. And now published for the common benefit, ease, information of the whole nation
Extent[6], 15, [1] p., 17-24 leaves, 25-32 p.
Publisherprinted for the author, and are to be sold by Edward Thomas in Green-Arbour


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