Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.
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The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, having by an Ordinance of Parliament of the one and twentieth day of May, 1647, and by an additionall Ordinance of the seventh day of June last, provided for the saving harmlesse and indempnified all such Souldiers and others, as have acted by the authority of Parliament, or for the service thereof; And finding by severall complaints made to them, that it is a great charge and trouble to very many poore Souldiers and others, to whom a due reliefe is intended by the said Ordinances, to make their repaires to the City of London, and to attend the Committee of Lords and Commons appointed by the said Ordinances for the execution thereof; The said Lords and Commons, in consideration thereof have thought fit to Order and Ordaine; And it is hereby Ordered and Ordained, That Sir John Rivers Knight and Baronet, and Sir Edward Monyns, Sir Thomas Style, Sir Richard Hardres, Sir Thomas Peirce Baronets, Sir Anthony Welden, Sir John Honeywood, Sir Nicholas Miller Knights, Thomas Plumer, John Twisleton, Lambert Godfrey, Richard Porter, George Newman, Thomas Seyliard, William James. Richard Beale, John Brown, William Skinner, William Boothby, William Kenwrick, George Hall, John Bix Esquire; John Boys of Elmington, Robert Scot, Thomas Blunt Esq; Robert Hales Esq. Sir Edward Masters, Knight, Thomas Denns, Robert Ladd, John Nutts Esq; Sir James Oxinden Knight, Thomas Broadnex, John Holland, Thomas Boys of Wilsborough Esq; George Duke Esq; Be and are hereby appointed to be a Committee for the County of Kent, for the putting in execution the severall Powers contained in the said Ordinances. And the said persons, or any five or more of them within the County aforesaid, are hereby authorized and appointed to take care from time to time duely to execute and performe the Powers given by the said Ordinances, as by the same is expressed and Ordained.