Edward VI: November 1549

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Calendar of State Papers Foreign, Edward VI 1547-1553. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1861.

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November 1549

203. Pragmatic by the Emperor Charles V., with the consent of the States, decreeing that thenceforth the succession shall be open to females as well as to males, so that no part of the Low Countries should at any time be severed from the rest. [Four pages. Copy.]