October 1645: Ordinance to continue the One for the Committee of the Admiralty, and authorizing them to appoint the Standing Officers in the Navy.

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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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October, 1645

[4 October, 1645.]

Be it Ordered and Ordained, That the Ordinance, bearing Date the 19th of April, 1645, authorizing a Committee of Lords and Commons to do and execute all such Things as appertain to the Office of Lord High Admiral of England, and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, do continue in Force till the first of January next coming: And, for the more speedy Dispatch of the Affairs of the Admiralty, it is further Ordered and Ordained, That Five Lords and Ten Commoners more be added to that Ordinance; (videlicet,) Earl of Kent, Earl of Salisbury, Earl of Denbigh, Lord Dacres, Lord Roberts, Sir Arthur Hasilrigg in the Place of Doctor Eden deceased, Mr. Prideaux, Sir William Lewes, Mr. Bond, Sir John Curson, Mr. Ashurst, Colonel John Moore, Sir Henry Vane Junior, Sir John Trevor, Mr. John Ash, and Mr. Hoyle; and that the said Lords and Commons have Power to dispose of all the Standing Officers in every the Ships belonging to the State.