December 1648: An Ordinance concerning the Election of Common-councel men and other Officers in the City of London.

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Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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December, 1648

[20 December, 1648.]

Ord. 18 Dec 1648, recited.; Further persons disqualified.

Whereas there is an Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, bearing date the 18 December, 1648. for the choosing of the Common Councel-men, and other Officers within the City of London and the liberties thereof for the year ensuing. The said Lords and Commons do further Declare and Ordaine, and bee it hereby Ordained by the said Lords and Commons, that no person whatsoever that subscribed, promoted or abetted, any engagement in the Yeare 1648. relating to a personall Treaty with the King at London, shall be elected chosen, or put into any of the Offices or places expressed in the aforesaid Ordinance under the penalty contained in the same upon the other excepted persons, and to bee levyed according to the provision of the said Ordinance; and the Lord Maior for the time being is hereby required that this Ordinance with the other bee published at all Elections, and strictly and punctually observed according to the true intent and meaning hereof.