May 1648
Ordinance to Enable the Committee for Oxford University to send for Delinquents.

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History of Parliament Trust

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C.H. Firth, R.S. Rait (eds)

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1911

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1143

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'May 1648: Ordinance to Enable the Committee for Oxford University to send for Delinquents.', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. 1143. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=56270 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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May, 1648

[27 May, 1648.]

Whereas divers Doctors and others, in the University of Oxford, do still continue their Contempt to the Authority of Parliament, in acting contrary to the Votes and Commands of Parliament, notwithstanding they are some of them convicted, and cast out of their Places upon Conviction; besides, their Continuance in the University may be of Dangerous Consequence, for moving of Sedition and Tumults: Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of Lords and Commons for regulating the University of Oxford shall have Power to send for in Custody, and to imprison any such Persons as shall be found to be under Contempt of the Authority of Parliament, and to act contrary thereunto: Be it further Ordained, That the Visitors of the said University shall have Power to take away and to destroy all such Pictures, Relics, Crucifixes, and Images, as shall be found in Oxford, and be judged by them to be superstitious or idolatrous.