Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.
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Whereas divers Mannors, Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments of Papists, Delinquents, and ill affected persons in divers Counties, Cities, and Places within this Realm of England, Dominion of Wales, and Port and Town of Barwick, by Ordinance of Parliament, are, and others hereafter may be sequestred, out of which there are sundry Fee-farm Rents, Farm Rents, and other payments due to his Majesty, the Queen and Prince: And whereas the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled, upon the one and twentieth of September last, passed an Ordinance for the seizing upon, and receiving for the use of his Majesty and the Commonwealth, all his Majesties, the Queen and Princes Revenues, of what nature or quality soever, certain, or casual, within the said Realm of England, Dominion of Wales, and Ports and Towns of Barwick, together with all arrears thereof and all debts any way due to his Majesty, the Queen or Prince. And to the end that all distraction and confusion of accounts may be avoided and prevented, and that there may be kept an exact and distinct account of all his Majesties, the Queen and Princes Reuenues, or sums of money which have been, or shall be levyed or received by Ordinance of this present Parliament; The said Lords and Commons therefore do Declare and Ordain, and be it Ordained by the Authority of the same, That all and every the Rents, sums of money, and other duties any way due to his Majesty, the Queen or Prince, chargeable upon, or issuing forth of any the Mannors, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, that are or shall be sequestred as aforesaid, together with all the arrears thereof, shall be from time to time paid and delivered to the several Receivers, that are, or shall be thereunto appointed by the said Ordinance of Parliament, of the 21 of September last, or the Committee for the Revenue, within the several Counties, Cities or places aforesaid: And the said Lords and Commons do further Declare, Ordain, and Command, That all and every the Committees of Sequestrations in the several Counties, Cities, and places aforesaid, and all Treasurers and Collectors, and all others whom it may concern, that they give obedience, and conform themselves to this present Ordinance; and out of the moneys raised, or arising of all, every, or any of the said sequestred Mannors, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, they forthwith. and so hereafter from time to time, do pay the said several Rents, and sums of money, which are, or shall be due out of the same unto his Majesty, the Queen or Prince, unto the said several and respective Receivers within the several Counties, Cities and Places aforesaid, whose several and respective Acquittance or Acquittances shall be a sufficient discharge to the several Sequestrators, Treasurers, Collectors, and all others, for such sums of money, as they, or any of them shall pay according to the direction of this Ordinance.