A brief remembrance when the report concerning the pretended ryot in the isle of Axholm shall be read. Humbly tendered to every individual member of Parliament, by the free-holders and commoners within the mannor of Epworth in the said isle, in number neer 1200. besides new-erected cottages. Against certain undertakers, who call themselves participants in the drayning of the level of Hatfield chase; concerning 7400 acres of commonable lands (being no part of the said chase, but lying within the mannor of Epworth) taken from the free-holders by the said undertakers about twenty yeers since, under colour of the late Kings patent contrary to law. And because the report doth not at all set forth the proceedings that have been at law, therefore the free-holders humbly inform, as followeth: viz.
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