December 1653: An Ordinance for the reviving of An Act of Parliament, Entituled An Act for Probate of Wills, and Granting Administratioiis

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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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December, 1653

[24 December, 1653.]

Act of 8 April 1653, continued till 1 April, 1654.

Whereas the late Act Entituled, An Act for Probate of Wills and granting Administrations had continuance onely until the first day of October, one thousand six hundred fifty and three, It is hereby Ordained by His Highness the Lord Protector, with the consent of his Council, That the said Act, and the Authorities, Matters and Things therein contained, shall stand and be revived to continue in full Power and force until the first day of Aprill next, to all intents and purposes.

Additional Judges.

And it is hereby further Ordained, that Richard Lucy, John Hildesley, Nathaniel Barton, Jervas Bennet, Anthony Rous, Joachim Mathewes, Edward Cludd, Thomas Wood, Esqrs; and Robert Tichburne, Alderman of London, be added to the Judges mentioned in the said Act to execute all and every the Powers given by the said Act, as fully as any of the Judges therein named may do.