A: London, England, United Kingdom
Henry VIII Establishes Pre-Publication Censorship in England
Henry VIII painted by the Workshop of Hans Holbein the Younger, between 1537 and 1547. Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
On November 16, 1538 Henry VIII decreed that all new books printed in England must be approved by the Privy Council before publication. This requirement remained in effect in some form until 1694.