2Act aganis keping of marcattis on the Sabboth day

Oure soverane lord, with advise of the estaitis of this present parliament, ratifies and apprevis the actis maid anent the dischargeing of fairis and marcattis haldin on Sondayis; and becaus the samyn actis in mony respectis ar nawayis observit in landwart, thairfoir his majestie, with advise foirsaid, expreslie commandis and chargis all schireffis, stewartis, ballies, provestis and ballies of burrowis, and all utheris quhome it sall pleis everie particuler presbiterie to nominat within thair awin boundis to that effect, to discharge, remove and put away all fairis and marcattis haldin on Sondayis as thay will answer to his majestie; and incace thay be fund negligent, ordanis lettrez of horning upoun ane semple charge of ten dayes to be direct to charge thame thairto at the instance of the said presbiterie.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r.
  2. The letter 'V.' written in the margin.