Declaration: regarding ministers' preaching

The which day the king's majesty, his nobility and council has found and declared and by this declaration finds and declares that his majesty has and shall have power upon any necessity to command any minister in whatsoever part of this realm to preach or to desist from preaching in particular places as his highness shall think most fit for quietness of his estate and country.

  1. NAS, PC1/16, 509.