February 1649: An Act for Repeal of several Clauses in the Statutes of 1° Eliz., and 3° Jacobi touching the Oaths of Allegiance, Obedience and Supremacy.

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Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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February, 1649

[9 February, 1648/9.]

Oathes of Allegiance, Obedience, and Supremacy taken away.

Be it Enacted by this present Parliament, and by the Authority of the same, That the Oathes commonly called, The Oathes of Allegiance, Obedience and Supremacy, mentioned in the Statutes of the First year of Queen Elizabeth, and in the Third year of King James, and all other Oathes of Allegiance, Obedience and Supremacy whatsoever, shall be, and are hereby wholly taken away; and that the several Clauses and Branches in the said Acts, or any other Act of Parliament touching the said Oathes, or either of them be made void and null, and shall not hereafter be administred to any person or persons whatsoever; neither shall any Place or Office be void hereafter by reason of the not taking thereof, or of any of them, Any Law, Custom or Statute to the contrary notwithstanding.