Anent invading and persewing of counsalouris

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, understanding that diverse of the lordis of his hienes secrete counsaill and sessioun and utheris of his hienes officiaris for the discharge of thair bundin duetie in his hienes service incurris the hatrett, indignatioun, malice and feid of sindrie personis and oft tymes querrellis thame without ony just cause, thairfoir statutis and ordinis that quhatsumevir persone in tyme cumming invadis or persewis ony of his hienes sessioun, secrete counsaill or utheris his hienes officiaris, it being verefeit and tryit that ony of the saidis counsalloris, sessionaris and officiaris wes persewit and invadit for doing of his hienes service, sall be punischit to the death.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.19v. Mss returns to usual hand. Back
  2. 'V' written in margin beside heading. Back