libellus famosus

See: libel
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Complaints having been made of the licentiousness of certain Print-shops, wherein libellous Pictures and Engravings are daily exhibited, to the great scandal and offence of his Majesty's loyal and affectionate subjects; Resolved, That the following authorities, by way of caution to the Proprietors of those shops, of the illegal and dangerous tendency of such practices be published: `A libel, Libellus famosus sive scriptus, may be first pictures; as, to paint the party in any shameful and ignominious manner.