Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Martis, 11 Septembris, 1649.
Insurrection at Oxford.
Ordered, That the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England be authorized and required to issue, under the Great Seal, one or more Commissions of Oyer and Terminer, for Tryal of such Persons as have been Contrivers, Promoters, or Publishers of the Book, or printed Paper, intituled, "An Outcry of the young Men and Apprentices of London, &c." and such other Persons as are otherwise guilty of Offences within the Act of Parliament, intituled, An Act, declaring what Offences shall be adjudged Treason.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to give Direction to Mr. Attorney General, touching the Persons to be prosecuted on the Act for Treason; and what shall be requisite therein: And that Mr. Attorney General may resort for Direction unto the said Council in that Behalf, and the Proceedings therein, as there shall be Cause.
Mayor of Taunton.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to appoint such other Counsel to assist Mr. Attorney General in the Business of the Commonwealth, as he shall have Occasion; and also to appoint some Person to solicit and prosecute Matters of this Nature, on the Behalf of the Commonwealth, as Mr. Attorney shall direct.
Resolved, &c. That there be an Addition to Colonel Orkey's Regiment of Dragoons, to make up the same One thousand: And that they be added to the Establishment, to be employed for the Service of England or Ireland, as the Council of State shall think fit: And that the General be desired to retrench that Charge some other way, as shall be most convenient, out of the present Establishment, in lieu thereof.