May 1645: General Cromwell to be continued in his Command.

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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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May, 1645

[10 May, 1645.]

Whereas Lieutenant General Cromwell is now actually in the Service of the Parliament, and in Prosecution of the Enemy: It is this Day Ordered and Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Lieutenant General Cromwell shall continue in the Employment he is now in for Forty Days longer; notwithstanding the late Ordinance, or any Clause therein, that discharges the Members of either House to have any Military or Civil Command or Office.