Table of acts
1657

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

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1911

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'Table of acts: 1657', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. CI-CIV. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=56688 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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1657

Date.Title.
25 May, 1657The Humble Petition and Advice of the Knighte, Citizens and Burgesses now assembled in Parliament of this Commonwealth. (fn. *) [C.J., vii., 514, 537–9; Scobell, i., 378, Cap. VI.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1048.
9 June, 1657Act for taking away Purveyance and compositions for Purveyance (passed 12 December, 1656). [C.J., vii., 467, 552; Scobell, ii., 373, Cap. VII.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1057.
9 June, 1657Act for limiting and settling the Prices of Wines, (fn. †) [C.J., vii., 514, 552; Scobell, ii., 384, Cap. VIII.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1057.
9 June, 1657Act for an Assessment upon England for three months, at the rate of £60,000 per month, to commence from the 25th March, 1657 (passed 4 June). [C.J., vii., 545, 552; Scobell, 400, Cap. XII.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1058.
9 June, 1657Act for three months' Assessment in Ireland for the maintenance of the Spanish War and other services of the Commonwealth (passed 9 June). [C.J., vii., 551, 553; Scobell, ii., 424, Cap. XIII.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1097.
9 June, 1657Act against Vagrants, and wandering, idle, dissolute Persons (passed May 5). [C.J., vii., 530, 552; Scobell, ii., 477, Cap. XXI.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1098.
9 June, 1657Act giving licence for transporting Fish in Foreign Bottoms (passed May 30). [C.J., vii., 543, 552; Scobell, ii., 477, Cap. XXII.] XXIII.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1100.
9 June, 1657Act for the Assuring, Confirming, and Settling of Lands and Estates in Ireland (passed 8 June). [C.J., vii., 550, 553; Scobell, ii., 478, Cap.
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1110.
9 June, 1657Act for settling the Postage in England, Scotland and Ireland (passed 9 June). [C.J., vii., 551, 553; Scobell, ii., 511, Cap. XXX.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1110.
9 June, 1657Act for the mitigation of the rigour of the Forest Laws within the Forest of Dean in the County of Gloucester, and for the preservation of Wood and Timber in the said Forest (passed 14 March, 1656–7). [C.J., vii., 503, 552; Scobell, ii., 514, Cap. XXXII.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1114.
9 June, 1657Act for settling the late Cathedral Church of Gloucester upon the Mayor and Burgesses of the City of Gloucester, and their successors, for public, religious, and charitable uses (passed 5 December, 1656). [C.J., vii., 464, 552.]
9 June, 1657Act for the promoting and more frequent Preaching of the Gospel and better maintenance of a godly ministry in the Borough of Plymouth (passed 14 March, 1656–7). [C.J., vii., 503, 553.]
9 June, 1657Act for raising money for maintenance of the Ministers in Great Yarmouth (passed 1 December, 1656). [C.J., vii., 462, 552.]
9 June, 1657Act for the promoting and more frequent Preaching of the Gospel and maintenance of Ministers in the City of Exeter and for the uniting of Parishes (passed 27 March, 1657). [C.J., vii., 513, 553.]
9 June, 1657Act for the provision and better maintenance of the several Ministers in the Town of Northampton (passed 12 February, 1656–7). [C.J., vii., 490, 552.]
9 June, 1657Act for raising maintenance for the Ministers of Newport, in the Isle of Wight (passed 30 March). [C.J., vii., 514, 553.]
19 June, 1657Instructions for Forest Commissioners (agreed to 19 June). [C.J., vii., 563; Scobell, ii., 396, Cap. XI.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1116.
26 June, 1657Act for continuing and establishing the Subsidy of Tunnage and Poundage, and for reviving an Act for the better packing of Butter and Redress of Abuses therein (cf. Ordinance of 16 December, 1647, passed June 23). [C.J., vii., 569–70, 577; Scobell, ii., 384, Cap. IX.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1123.
26 June, 1657Act and Declaration touching several Acts and Ordinances made since the 20th April, 1653, and before the 3rd September, 1654, and other Acts (passed June 18). [C.J., 562, 577; Scobell, ii., 389, Cap. X.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1131.
26 June, 1657Act for raising £15,000 sterling in Scotland (passed June 22). [C.J., vii., 567–8, 577; Scobell, ii., 425, Cap. XIV.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1142.
26 June, 1657Act for the better observation of the Lord's Day (passed June 20). [C.J., vii., 567, 577; Scobell, ii., 438, Cap. XV.] Printed, Vol. ii., 1162.
26 June, 1657Act for discovering, convicting and suppressing of Polish Recusants (passed June 18). [C.J., vii., 561–2, 577; Scobell, ii., 443, Cap. XVI.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1170.
26 June, 1657Act for Indemnifying of such persons as have acted for the service of the Public (passed June 23). [C.J., vii., 570, 577; Scobell, ii., 449, Cap. XVIII.]. Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1180.
26 June, 1657The Humble Additional Petition and Advice of the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses now assembled in the Parliament of this Commonwealth (passed June 25, sent up to Protector June 26). [C.J., vii., 575, 577; Scobell, ii., 450, Cap. XVIII.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1182.
26 June, 1657Additional Act for the improvement of the Excise or New Impost (passed June 22). [C.J., vii., 568–9, 577; Scobell, ii., 452, Cap. XIX. and XX.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1186.
26 June, 1657Act for preventing the multiplicity of buildings in and about the Suburbs of London and within ten miles of the same (passed June 20). [C.J., vii., 566, 577; Scobell, ii., 484, Cap. XXIV.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1223.
26 June, 1657Act for an assessment at the rate of £35,000 by the month upon England, £6,000 by the month upon Scotland, and £9,000 by the month upon Ireland, for three years from the 24th June, 1657, for a temporary supply towards the maintenance of the Armies and Navies of this Commonwealth (passed June 22). [C.J., vii., 568, 577; Scobell, ii., 491, Cap. XXV.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1234.
26 June, 1657Act for punishing such Persons as live at high rates and have no Estates, Profession, or Calling answerable thereunto (passed June 23). [C.J., vii., 571, 577; Scobell, ii., 500, Cap. XXVI.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1249.
26 June, 1657Act for Attainder of the Rebels in Ireland (passed June 25). [C.J., vii., 574, 577; Scobell, ii., 510, Cap. XXVII.] Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1250.
26 June, 1657Act for the better suppressing of theft upon the borders of England and Scotland, and for the discovery of Highwaymen and other Felons (passed June 23). [C.J., vii., 570–1, 577; Scobell, ii., 508, Cap. XXVIII.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1262.
26 June, 1657Act for the quiet enjoying of sequestered Parsonages and Vicarages by the present Incumbent (passed 17 June). [C.J., vii., 560, 577; Scobell, ii., 510, Cap. XXIX.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1266.
26 June, 1657Act for the improvement of the Revenue of the Customs and Excise (passed June 26). [C.J., vii., 577, 578; Scobell, ii., 513, Cap. XXXI.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1268.
26 June, 1657Act for the adjournment of this present Parliament from the 26th June, 1657, unto the 20th January, 1657/8 (passed June 26). [C.J., vii., 576, 578; Scobell, ii., 515, Cap. XXXIII.]
Printed, Vol. ii., p. 1269.
26 June, 1657Act for explaining a former Act of Parliament for the more frequent Preaching of the Gospel and maintenance of ministers in the City of Bristol and for supplying certain defects in the former Act (passed June 26). [C.J., vii., 576, 577.]

Footnotes

* Passed in its original form 27 March. Amended, 22 May 1657, and presented in its amended form on May 25 to the Protector.
Originally passed 27 March. Amended 9 June by alteration of date of date of coming into force from 15 April to 15 August 1657.