AN ORDER OF The Lords and Commons Assembled in Parliament, for the taking away of the Court of Wards and Liveries, &c.

IT is this day Ordered by the Lords and Com­mons assembled in Parliament, that the Court of Wards and Liveries, and all Wardships, Liveries, Primer Seisins, and Oustre les Maines, and all other charges insident or ari­sing for or by reason of Wardship, Livery Pri­mer Seisin, or Oustre le Maine be from this day taken away, and that all Tenures by Ho­mage, and all Fynes, Lycences, Seisures, and Pardons for alienation, and all other charges insident thereunto be likewise taken away, and that all Tenures by Knights service, either of his Majestie or others, or by Knights service, or Soccage in Capite of his Majesty, be turned into free and Common Soccage.

Ordered by the Commons assembled in Parliament that this Order bee forthwith Printed and Published.

Hen. Elsynge, Cler. Parl. Dom. Com.

Printed for Edward Husband, Printer to the Honourable House of Commons. February. 27. 1645.

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