June 1649
An Act for removing Obstructions in the Sale of Bishops Lands and Dean and Chapters Lands.

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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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152-154

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'June 1649: An Act for removing Obstructions in the Sale of Bishops Lands and Dean and Chapters Lands.', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. 152-154. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=56344 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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June, 1649

[20 June, 1649.]

The names of the Committee for removing Obstructions.; Their Power as to Bishops Lands, 21 Novemb. 1648.

Be it Enacted by the Authority of this present Parliament, That Philip Earl of Pembrook, Edward Lord Howard of Estereek, Lord Gray, William Lord Monson, Sir William Masham, Sir Arthur Heselrig, Baronets; Sir Peter Wentworth Knight of the Bath, Sir John Bourchier, Sir William Brereton, Sir John Danvers, Sir James Harrington, Sir Thomas Wroth, Sir William Allanson, Knights; Cornelius Holland, Robert Reignolds, Francis Allen, Thomas Pury, William Say, Edmund Harvey, Thomas Scot, James Challenor, Nicholas Love, John Dove, John Ven, John Carew, Augustine Garland, William Stevens, — Boone, John Jones, John Corbet, William White, Nicholas Leechmeere, Miles Corbet, Thomas Lister, Esqs; Isaac Pennington, Thomas Atkin and Rowland Wilson, Aldermen of the City of London, Augustine Skinner, Abraham Burrel, George Thomson, Nathaniel Rich, John Goodwin, Luke Hodges, Robert Aldworth, John Feilder, Humphrey Edwards and Nicholas Gold shall be a Committee for removing Obstructions in the Sale of the Lands of the late Archbishops and Bishops, according to the Power and Authority mentioned, expressed and contained in an Ordinance of Parliament, of the One and twentieth of November One thousand six hundred forty eight in that Case made; And the said Committee, or any five or more of them, are hereby Impowered and Authorized to do, execute and put in execution all the Powers and Authorities that are mentioned and contained in the said Ordinance, as fully to all intents and purposes, as the Committee named in the said Ordinance might have done: And all and every person and persons to whom the said Ordinance doth extend, are hereby required and enjoyned to observe the Orders and Directions of the said Committee or any five or more of them, concerning the premises.

Dean and Chapters Lands

And be it further Enacted and Ordained, That the aforesaid Committee shall likewise be a Committee for removing Obstructions in the Sale of the Lands of the Deans, Deans and Chapters, according to the Powers and Authorities mentioned and contained in an Ordinance of Parliament of the One and twentieth of November One thousand six hundred forty eight, for the removing Obstructions in the Sale of the Lands of the late Archbishops and Bishops: And that the said Committee or any five or more of them, are hereby likewise Impowered and Authorized, in relation to the said Service, to do, execute and put in execution, all and every the Powers and Authorities mentioned and contained in the said Ordinance, as fully to all intents and purposes, as the Committee named in the said Ordinance might have done; And the Trustees, Contractors, Treasurers, Comptroller, and all other persons imployed in or about the premises, are hereby required and enjoyned to observe the Orders and Directions of the said Committee concerning the premises.

And be it further Enacted, That the said Committee, or any five or more of them, shall be and are hereby Impowered and Authorized to do, execute and put in execution, the Powers and Authorities relating to a Committee of Parliament mentioned and contained in the Act for the abolishing of Deans, Deans and Chapters, and other Offices and Titles of or belonging to any Cathedral or Collegiate Church or Chappel in England or Wales.

Trustees.

And be it further Enacted and Ordained, That the Trustees for the Lands of the Deans, Deans and Chapters named in the said Act, or any five or more of them, shall convey the premises, or any part thereof, unto any Purchaser or Purchasers thereof, according to such particular as shall be certified unto them under the hand of the Register or his Deputy.

Clause in a former Act made void.

And whereas by the said Act, the Trustees for the said Land their Heirs and Assigns stand seized of the Reversion of a certain House in Thred-needler Street London, in the possession of one Mr. Swain or his Assigns, to the use of such person or persons as shall be Preacher or Preachers of the French Church in London, Be it Enacted, That the aforesaid Clause in the said Act shall be void.

Ministers of the French Church provided for.

And be it Enacted and Declared, That the said Trustees, their Heirs and Assigns shall stand and be seized of the Reversion of an House in Thred-needler Street London, in the Possession of Mr. Stint, or his Assignee or Assignees, to the use of such person or persons as shall from time to time be Minister or Ministers of the said French Church in London, according to the intent of the said Act.