[29 August, 1644.]
Whereas by an Ordinance of the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, For the establishing of a Court Martiall,
amongst other things, it is Ordained, That the persons therein
nominated, or any twelve or more of them, whereof such of the
Members of either House of Parliament as have Commissions
and Commands in any of the Armies or Garrisons, and Sir
Nathaniel Brent, alwayes to be three, shall be Commissioners.
Amendment of Clause in Ord. 17 Aug. 1644.
Be it now Ordained, that the said Clause shall be amended
and established in manner following: that is to say, that any
twelve or more of the persons in the forementioned Ordinance
named whereof the Members of either House of Parliament, and
Sir Nathaniel Brent, or three of them alwayes to be present, shall
be Commissioners to doe all and every thing and things as in
and by the said Ordinance is limited and appointed.