[20 December, 1648.]
Ord. 18 Dec 1648, recited.; Further persons disqualified.
Whereas there is an Ordinance of the Lords and Commons
assembled in Parliament, bearing date the 18 December, 1648.
for the choosing of the Common Councel-men, and other Officers
within the City of London and the liberties thereof for the year
ensuing. The said Lords and Commons do further Declare and
Ordaine, and bee it hereby Ordained by the said Lords and
Commons, that no person whatsoever that subscribed, promoted
or abetted, any engagement in the Yeare 1648. relating to a
personall Treaty with the King at London, shall be elected
chosen, or put into any of the Offices or places expressed in the
aforesaid Ordinance under the penalty contained in the same
upon the other excepted persons, and to bee levyed according to
the provision of the said Ordinance; and the Lord Maior for the
time being is hereby required that this Ordinance with the
other bee published at all Elections, and strictly and punctually
observed according to the true intent and meaning hereof.