April 1654: An Ordinance for continuing one Act of Parliament, Entituled. An Act for Probate of Wills, and granting Administrations.

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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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April, 1654

[3 April, 1654.]

Be it Ordained by His Highness the Lord Protector, by and with the Advice and Concent of His Council, That one Act of Parliament, Entituled, An Act for Probate of Wills, and granting Administrations, and all the Powers, Authorities, matters and things therein contained, shall be, and are hereby revived and continued in full power and force, to all intents and purposes until further order.

Judges added.

And it is hereby further Ordained, That Richard Lucy, John Hildesley, Nathaniel Barton, Jervas Bennet, Anthony Rous, Joachim Matthews, Edward Clud, Thomas Wood, Esquires, and Robert Titchburn Alderman of London, be added to the Judges mentioned in the said Act; and that the said Judges named in the said Act, and in this present Ordinance, or any three of them, be, and are hereby authorized to put in execution all and every the Powers given by the said Act, as fully as any of the Judges therein named, might have done by force of the said Act