June 1647: Ordinance enabling the Committee of Safety to raise Forces for Defence of the Parliament.

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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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June, 1647

[11 June, 1647.]

Be it Ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Committee of Lords and Commons this Day appointed to join with the Committee of the Militia of the City of London shall be, and are hereby made and appointed, a Committee, to consult, advise, and put in Execution, all Ways and Means which in their Judgements may be necessary, for the Safety and Defence of the Kingdom, Parliament, and City; with Power to raise Horse and Foot for that Purpose, and to send unto the Militia and Common Council of the City of London, and all Committees, Deputy Lieutenants or other Person or Persons, such as they shall think fit, for their Advice and Assistance in order thereunto: Provided, That this Ordinance shall continue for a Month, and no longer.