Declaration: regarding ministers' preaching

The quhilk day the kingis majestie, his nobilitie and counsall hes fundin and declairit and be thir presentis findis and declairis that his majestie hes and sall have pouer upoun ony necessitie to command ony minister in quhatsumevir pairte of this realme to preiche or to desist fra preicheing in particular placeis as his hienes sall think maist meit for quyetnes of his estait and cuntrey.

  1. NAS, PC1/16, 509.