July 1644
An Ordinance for Impresting Soldiers for Reducing of Oxon.

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History of Parliament Trust

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

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1911

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478-479

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'July 1644: An Ordinance for Impresting Soldiers for Reducing of Oxon.', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. 478-479. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=55961 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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July, 1644

[19 July, 1644.]

Committee for Militia of London to press Soldiers for reduction of Oxon.

Be it Ordained by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Committee of the Militia for the City of London, shall be, and are hereby Authorized speedily to presse the number of one thousand Souldiers within the said City, and the Lines of Communication, to be employed for a Regiment for Serjeant Major Generall Browne, towards the reducing of the County of Oxon, Berks and Bucks, with such limitations and restraints touching the persons that are to be pressed, as in former Ordinances for pressing of Souldiers hath been appointed.

Committees for Bucks, etc., to levy 500 soldiers in each County.

And be it further Ordained, That the severall Committees of the Counties of Bucks, Berks, and Oxon, shall have power, and are hereby Authorized to presse within each of the said Counties respectively, five hundred Souldiers for the service of the Parliament, with such limitations and restraints touching the persons that are to be pressed, as in former Ordinances for pressing of Souldiers hath been appointed.