Table of acts
1651

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

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1911

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'Table of acts: 1651', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. LXXXII-LXXXVII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=56683 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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1651

Date.Title.
3 January, 1650/1Act for setting apart Thursday, the 30th January, 1650/1, for a Day of Public Thanksgiving for the late great victories which the Lord hath given to the Forces of the Parliament both by land and sea, with a narrative of the same. [C.J., vi., 519.]
8 January, 1650/1Act touching the importation of Foreign Corn and Bullion. [C.J., vi., 522; Scobell, ii., 150.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 499.
10 January, 1650/1Act empowering the Lords Commissioners for custody of the Great Seal to issue Commissioners of Delegates, in cases of pretended marriages. [C.J., vi., 522; Scobell, ii., 150–1.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 496.
10 January, 1650/1Act for the continuance of the Committee of the Army and Treasurers at Wars (of June 25, 1650). [C.J., vi., 523.]
17 January, 1650/1Act for taking away the Fee called Damage-Cleere, Damna Clericorum. [C.J., vi., 525; Scobell, ii., 151.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 497.
22 January, 1650/1Act for appointing a Seal to be the Seal for the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England. [C.J., vi., 527; B.M.E., 1062 (30).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 497.
28 January, 1650/1Act for continuing till 1st May, 1651, the Act of 11 July, 1650, for settling the Militia of the Commonwealth of England. [C.J., vi., 528.]
6 February, 1650/1Additional Act for the sale of Fee-Farm rents and for the doubling of monies thereupon (cf. Act of 11 March, 1649–50). [C.J., vi., 531; Scobell, ii., 151–2.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 498.
13 February, 1650/1Act constituting a Council of State for the Year ensuing. [C.J., vi., 534, D.S.P.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 500.
13 February, 1650/Act for settling the powers and authorities appertaining to the office of Lord High Admiral of England and Warden of the Cinque Ports formerly vested in the Council of State for the year past, in the present Council of State. [C.J., vi., 534; B.M., 669. f. 15 (79).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 504.
13 February, 1650/1Act appointing an oath to be taken by the members of the Council of State. [C.J., vi., 534.]
28 February, 1650/1Act for authorising Colonel Popham, Colonel Blake, and Colonel Deane, Admiral and General of the Fleet. [C.J., vi., 543.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 501.
28 February, 1650/1Act empowering the Council of State or Admirals for the time being to impress seamen, from April 1, 1651, to 1 April, 1652 (cf. Act of 2 March, 1649/50). [C.J., vi., 543.]
7 March, 1650/1Act and Declaration setting for the grounds and reasons for setting apart Thursday, the 13th Day of March instant, for a Day of Public Fasting and Humiliation within the Cities of London and Westminster and within the late Lines of Communication; and also, for setting apart Wednesday, the 2nd April, 1651, for Public Fasting and Humiliation throughout the residue of this Commonwealth. [C.J., vi., 546.]
11 March, 1650–1Act for the continuance of the Customs from 26th March, 1651, to 26th March, 1653. [C.J., vi., 547.]
19 March, 1650–1Act continuing until 1 November, 1651, the Act of 26th February, 1649–50, for removing of all Papists, and all Officers and Soldiers of Fortune, and divers other Delinquents from London and Westminster, and confining them within five miles of their dwellings, and for encouragement of such as shall discover Priests and Jesuits, their Receivers and Abettors. [C.J., vi., 551.]
21 March, 1650–1Act for the more frequent Preaching of the Gospel and the better maintenance of ministers in the city of Coventry. [C.J., vi., 551.]
28 March, 1651Act for laying an imposition upon coals, for the Building and Maintenance of Ships for guarding the sea. [C.J., vi., 553–4.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 505.
28 March, 1651Act amending the Act of 18th February, 1649–50, enabling the Trustees for Sale of the Lands of the late King and Queen to give security of the said Lands upon several Debentures. [C.J., vi., 554.]
2 April, 1651Act concerning the new Invention of melting down Iron and other metals with stone-coal and other coals, without charking thereof. [C.J., vi., 555; Scobell, ii., 153.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 509.
2 April, 1651Act for the continuance of the Jurisdiction of the Court of Admiralty. [C.J., vi., 555; Scobell, ii., 153–4.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 510.
3 April, 1651Act of explanation of the Act of 11 July, 1650, for settling the Militia of the Commonwealth, declaring the same not to extend to the Isle of Wight. This Act to continue for six months. [C.J., vi., 556.]
9 April, 1651Additional Act touching the Proceedings of the Law in English (cf. Act of 22 November, 1650. [C.J., vi., 557; Scobell, ii., 154.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 510.
15 April, 1651Act for continuing the monthly assessment of £120,000 (levied by the Act of 29 November, 1650) for six months from the 25th March, 1651, for maintenance of the Armies in England, Scotland and Ireland. [C.J., vi., 561.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 511.
18 April, 1651Act for the continuance of the Committee of the Army and Treasurers at Wars (cf. January 10, 1650–1). [C.J., vi., 563.]
18 April, 1651Act for impresting soldiers for the service of this Commonwealth in Ireland. [C.J., vi., 563.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 513.
18 June, 1651Act for altering the Market in the Town of Newcastle from Monday in every week to Tuesday in every week. [C.J., vi., 589.]
20 June, 1651Act for continuing the High Court of Justice until the 29th September, 1651. [C.J., vi., 590.]
26 June, 1651Act for continuing till 1 December, 1651, the powers settled in the Council of State by the Act of February 13, 1650–1, enabling the Council of State to exercise the powers belonging to the office of the Lord Admiral. [C.J., vi., 592.]
26 June, 1651Act for making the River Wye in the County of Surrey navigable. [C.J., vi., 593.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 514
4 July, 1651Act for enabling the Judges of the Northern Circuit to hold an Assize at Durham on 11th August, 1651. [C.J., vi., 599.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 517.
16 July, 1651Act for the sale of several lands and estates for feited to the Commonwealth for Treason. [C.J., vi., 604–5; Scobell, ii., 156–173.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 520.
17 July, 1651Additional Act for the sale of the goods belonging to the late King, Queen, and Prince (cf. Act of 4 July, 1649). [C.J., vi., 605; Scobell, ii., 173–4.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 546.
24 July, 1651Act prohibiting killing, hurting, or taking away any Deer, after August 1, 1651, without consent of the Owner. [C.J., vi., 609; Scobell, ii., 174.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 548.
8 August, 1651Act forbidding any person to take above the rate of Six Pounds for the loan of One Hundred Pounds for a year. [C.J., vi., 618; Scobell, ii., 174–5.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 548.
12 August, 1651Act for enabling certain persons to put in execution the powers in the several Acts for settling the several Militias of the Cities of Westminster, the Borough of Southwark, and places adjacent, and the Hamlets of the Tower of London. [C.J., vi., 619–20.]
12 August, 1651Act prohibiting correspondence with Charles Stuart or his party. [C.J., vi., 620; B.M., 669 f. 16 (19).] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 550.
12 August, 1651Act concerning the Militias in the respective counties within this Commonwealth. [C.J., vi., 620; B.M., 669, f. 16 (18).]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 551
13 August, 1651Act giving instructions to the Commissioners of the respective Militias to prohibit the disposing of any Ordnance, Arms, or Ammunition without licence, wearing arms, and tumultuous meetings. [C.J., vi., 621 2; B.M., 669, f. 16 (20).] Printed Vol. ii., p. 552.
15 August, 1651Act authorising several persons to put in execution several Ordinances and Acts of Parliament for settling the Militia of the City of London and for raising horses within the said City, to continue in force till 1 December, 1651. [C.J., vii., 1.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 554.
19 August, 1651Act concerning the Minster of Peterborough. [C.J., vii., 2.]
19 August, 1651Act giving further powers to the respective Committees of the Militia of the City of London, the Hamlets of the Tower, Southwark, and Westminster. [C.J., vii., 3.]
1 September, 1651Act for further continuing for three months from 29th September, 1651, the monthly assessment of £120,000 (cf. Act of April 15, 1651). [C.J., vii., 10.]
2 September, 1651Act enabling the Commissioners of the respective Militias within this Commonwealth to raise money for the maintenance of the Forces by them respectively raised for the present service. [C.J., vii., 10.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 555.
2 September, 1651Act charging £100,000 upon the receipt of the Grand Excise for the use of the Navy. [C.J., vii., 10.]
3 September, 1651Act for continuance of the Committee of the Army and Treasurers at War. [C.J., vii., 10–11.]
25 September, 1651Act for continuing the High Court of Justice until 31st December, 1651 (cf. Act of 20 June, 1651). [C.J., vii., 21.]
26 September, 1651Act for setting apart the 24th October as a Day of Public Thanksgiving, with a narrative declaring the grounds and reasons thereof. [C.J., vii., 21–2.]
30 September, 1651Act providing for maimed soldiers and widows and orphans of soldiers of the Armies of Scotland and Ireland. [C.J., vii., 22.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 556.
9 October, 1651Act for increase of shipping and encouragement of the navigation of this nation. [C.J., vii., 27; Scobell, ii., 176–7.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 559.
28 November, 1651Act for constituting a Council of State from 30th November, 1651, to 1st December, 1652. [C.J., vii., 45.]
4 December, 1651Act continuing to 1st December, 1652, the Act of 26 June, 1651, enabling the Council of State to exercise the powers belonging to the Lord Admiral. [C.J., vii., 47.]
19 December, 1651Act for continuance of two Acts (of 14 and 18 December, 1649) touching election of officers in the City of London (cf. Act of 18 December, 1650). [C.J., vii., 53.]
19 December, 1651Act for raising £90,000 a month for six months from the 25th December, 1651, for maintenance of the Forces in England, Ireland, and Scotland, raised by the authority of Parliament for the service of the Commonwealth (cf. Act of 1 September, 1651). [C.J., vii., 54–5.]